Christina, Grant, Mimi and Papa bike to Mount Vernon, historic home of George Washington and find mystery, history and more "wooden" teeth than you can shake a stick at!
LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more!
George Washington: early years: family, childhood and first job, "Father of our country", Commander of the Continental Army, President of the United States History of Mount Vernon and many of its buildings Surveying Geography of Mt. Vernon Running a Plantation: Farming: fruit garden, tobacco, corn, vegetables; Fishing; Hunting; Smokehouse; Sheep shearing; Washhouse; Coach house Slavery on Mount Vernon History of Cherry Trees in Washington, DC Revolutionary war Valley Forge Fashion items in 1700's: wigs, knee breeches, silver buckles Period foods: Valley Forge Soup, hoecakes, peanut soup, cornbread stuffing, cranberry sauce, etc. Period games Folktales about George Washington: The Cherry Tree, Dentures Dental hygiene and dentures in the 1700's Historical Re-enactors Construction of Mount Vernon: Materials, techniques Ha-Ha Wall National Symbols of America: tree, bird and the American flag Sundials Compass Bastille Day The Marquis De Lafayette Mason Weems Martha Washington.
Mount Vernon, VA: The Ford Orientation Center, The Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center, The Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant, The Bowling Green, George Washington's Pioneer Farmer Site, Hands on History Tent, Slaves quarters, Cemetery, The landing dock, The pioneer farm servants hall and kitchen, main dining room, The study and secret staircase, The master bedroom, Martha Washington's room, Hunting Creek Plantation, The Forest Trail, Mansion House Farm, Memorial to the African Americans who served as slaves on Mount Vernon.
This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! Each mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, Built-in book club and activities. Each Carole Marsh Mystery will have an Accelerated Reader quiz, a Lexile Level, and a Fountas & Pinnell guided reading level.
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