Mimi tells Christina and Grant a mystery story set in Death Valley, one of the most desolate places on Earth! There's Aunt Erin, a creepy castle in the middle of nowhere, a ghost (or not?), temperatures hotter than a Fourth of July firecracker, and more! LOOK what's inside this mystery - people, places, history and more! PLACES: Death Valley, CA: Badwater • Scotty's castle • Windy Hill • Grapevine Canyon • Furnace Creek • Ubehebe Crater. PEOPLE: Juliet Brier and her sons: Columbus, John, and Kirk • Walter E. Scott or "Death Valley Scotty" • Albert M. Johnson. HISTORY: The California Gold Rush • The Valley of Burning Silence • Sand Walking Company • Survival tips in Death valley: what to bring, what to do in an emergency.This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, a scavenger hunt and activities. This Carole Marsh Mystery has Accelerated Reader Reading Levels, Lexile Measures, Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Levels and Developmental Reading Assessments Levels.
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