The Mystery at Kill Devil Hills

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Gallopade International, Sep 1, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 160 pages
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One historic flight! Four funny friends! A missing plane! A howling winter storm, clues on every dune and time is flying away! Four real kids attending the Centennial of Flight celebration in Kitty Hawk find themselves racing through aviation history to find a missing plane-but is it really missing?

LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more! Flight vocabulary o Attempts to fly pre-Wright brothers Š What happened on the day of the first flight and why the brothers chose Kill Devil Hills Š Orville and Wilbur's beginnings Š Sand dune shifting Š Hurricanes and Nor'easters Š Types of aircraft Š Wing warping Š Windmills Š The plane Flyer Š Dare County Š Kitty Hawk Š Wright Brothers National Memorial, Manteo, NC Š Eagle River, AK.

Like all of Carole Marsh Mysteries, this mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that will keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, built-in book club and activities.

Below is the Reading Levels Guide for this book:
Grade Levels: 3-6
Accelerated Reader Reading Level: 4.5
Accelerated Reader Points: 3
Accelerated Reader Quiz Number: 74557
Lexile Measure: 670
Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Level: Q
Developmental Assessment Level: 40
 

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Contents

MAN WILL NEVER FLY
1
MEET ME IN MANTEO
7
JOCKEYS RIDGE
13
THE NOT SO TRANQUIL HOUSE INN
19
KITTY HAWK
25
THE BEACH
33
FLYER FLEW THE COOP
41
KILL DEVIL HILLS
47
A MOTEL IS A WONDERFUL THING
99
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
105
THE BALL
111
A RACE TO THE FINISH
117
FIRST FLIGHT
127
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
133
Talk About It
134
THE WRIGHT BROTHERS
136

TWO BICYCLES BUILT FOR TWO
51
JUST SEND MY MAIL TO THE MANTEO JAIL
57
HOT DOG
65
HANGING BY A THREAD
69
THE WITCHES COTTAGE
79
NO DREAM
85
ABANDON SHIP
93
GLOSSARY
138
SCANVENGER HUNT
139
WRITE YOUR OWN MYSTERY
140
SIX SECRET WRITING TIPS FROM CAROLE MARSH
141
THE MYSTERY ON THE FREEDOM TRAIL
142
WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE A CHARACTER IN CAROLE MARSH MYSTERY?
147
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Carole Marsh is the Founder and CEO of Gallopade International, an award-winning, woman-owned family business founded in 1979 that publishes books and other materials intended to guide, inspire and inform children of all ages. Marsh is best known for her children s mystery series called Real Kids! Real Places! America's National Mystery Book Series. Popular among children ages 7-14, this series follows four characters (Mimi, Papa, Christina, and Grant) along educational adventures to more than 48 locations across the U.S. Learning Magazine has awarded the series with the Teacher s Choice Award for the Family, and Midwest Book Review called her mysteries for children as true gems of education and entertainment for young readers.

During her 35 years as a children s author, Marsh has been honored with several recognitions including Georgia Author of the Year and Communicator of the Year. She has also received the iParenting Award for Greatest Products, the Excellence in Education award, and been honored for Best Family Books by Learning Magazine. She is also the author of Mary America, First Girl President of the United States, winner of the 2012 Teacher s Choice Award for the Family from Learning Magazine.

Over the years, Marsh has been the creative force for more than 15,000 supplemental educational materials that Gallopade currently publishes. Other popular series include all 11 Carole Marsh Mystery series (Real Kids! Real Places!. Around the World in 80 Mysteries, Wildlife Mysteries, My Life As A Third GradeŃ, Pretty Darn Scary Mysteries, Awesome Mysteries, Fantasy Field Trips, Postcard Mysteries, Masters of Disasters, The Three Amigos, and Criss Cross Applesauce), The Students Civil War graphic novels for kids, State Stuff series which is available for all 50 States, American Milestones reproducible resource books, and many more!