Christina, Grant, Mimi and Papa fly the Mystery Girl, and take the mystery boat, Mimi, to all the Great Lakes on a wild and watery adventurous mystery of shipwrecks, haunted lighthouses, and island intrigue!
LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more!
Facts about the Great Lakes: Geography and Topography; Size; Nicknames; Marine life and ecology; Fresh water; Percentage of the fresh surface water in the world Types of ships that use the Great Lakes: Freighters; Cutters and Ice Breaker Ships; Schooners; Pleasure boats Shipwrecks: The Francisco Morazan, South Manitou Island, Lake Michigan; The Lucerne, Lake Superior; Edmund Fitzgerald, Lake Superior; Environmental impact Shipping on the Great Lakes: Shipping routes; Types of Cargo; Economic benefits Weather on the Great Lakes: Thunder and Lightning Storms; Whiteouts; Nor'easter; Rouge Waves Sand dunes Lighthouses Bessie, the legend of the Lake monster Distress signals and radio communications Maritime law.
Niagara Falls, NY Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland, OH MI: Great Sleeping Bear Dunes, North Manitou Island; Manitou Islands; Round Island Lighthouse; Mackinac Island - History, culture, foods, and folklore; Mackinac Straights Island House Hotel; Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum; Maritime Cathedral Little Sand Bay and the Apostle Islands - Visitor center; Sand Island - Ferryboat ride; Lighthouse Devils Island - Lighthouse; Caves.
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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