The Madcap Mystery of the Missing Liberty Bell (Real Kids Real Places)
Title: The Madcap Mystery of the Missing Liberty Bell (Real Kids Real Places)
Author: Carole Marsh
MYS J MARSH
Ding, Dong! Ding, Dong! When Christina discovers that the Liberty Bell hanging in Liberty Center is a fake, she enlists Grand and two Philadelphia friends to help her find the real one. But time in running out! They have to solve this mystery before the Fourth of July! See if you can crack this mystery. Some mysterious historical characters, including Ben Franklin, George Washington, and Betsy Ross, offer them clues. But are they actors… or are they ghosts? Along the way, the kids are chased by Redcoats, cornered in a creepy old ship, and learn about the birth of the United States! So grab your tri-corn – it’s time for a trip back in time!
LOOK what’s in this mystery:
Old City • Independence Hall (State House of Pennsylvania) • Assembly Room o Liberty Bell Center • Betsy Ross’s home • City Tavern • U. S. Mint • Ben Franklin Parkway • The Museum District • The Mutter Museum • Penn’s Landing • Historic Lights of Liberty • Christ Church, Society Hill • The Franklin Institute Science Museum • Electricity Hall • Lancaster County, PA • Clothing of colonial times • History of the Liberty Bell including Whitechapel Foundry, England; The Inscription on the Liberty Bell; and Uses of the Liberty Bell • Amish culture and origins • Declaration of Independence • George Washington • 1787 Constitutional Convention • Betsy Ross • Thomas Jefferson • Benjamin Franklin • Postmaster.
Each 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 also has an Accelerated Reader reading levels, points and quiz numbers, a Lexile Level, and a Fountas & Pinnell guided reading level.