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The Mystery on the Iditarod Trail

The Mystery on the Iditarod Trail

By author: Carole Marsh
Format: Paperback

Pages: 160
ISBN: 978-0-635-01668-3
Series: Real Kids Real Place
Ages: 7 – 14
Lexile: 830
Size: 5.25" – 7.50"
Product Code: 16680
Grades: 2 – 8
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Four real (cold) kids head north to Alaska (where else?) just in time for the famous Iditarod Trail dogsled race! They discover themselves in hot pursuit of a runaway team with a renegade musher? in a snowbank of clues about a mystery that needs solving VERY FAST! All you got to do is dig through some very old Gold Rush history, but hurry lives are depending on you! On, you huskies!

LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more!
Alaskan geography • Information on California and Klondike gold rushes • Gold Dust Soup • Story of Balto and the beginning of the Iditarod • Dressing for the Alaskan weather • Siberian huskies • How to feed sled dogs • Moose • Dogs and antifreeze • Information on the Iditarod race- racing vocabulary, sled dog alignment, how to drive a sled, supplies needed, and training • Mail on the Iditarod • Prizes for Iditarod winner and Iditarod finishers • Changing location of Iditarod race • Widow's Lantern and historical lantern use • Gold Rush Hotel • Burled Arch, Nome, AK • Eagle River, AK • Skwentna, AK • Ruby, AK • Nulato, 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: 4.9
Accelerated Reader Points: 3
Accelerated Reader Quiz Number: 74564
Lexile Measure: 830
Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Level: Q
Developmental Assessment Level: 40

Read the Real Kids! Real Places! first three chaptersWant a sneak peak? Read the first three chapters HERE.
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