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The Mystery of the Kentuky Derby (Real Kids! Real Places!)

Marsh, Carole

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ISBN 10: 0635023946 / ISBN 13: 9780635023940
Published by Gallopade International, 2004
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Title: The Mystery of the Kentuky Derby (Real Kids!...

Publisher: Gallopade International

Publication Date: 2004

Book Condition: Fair

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When Mimi and Papa get invited to the most famous horse race in the world, Grant and Christina tag along. They meet up with a couple of horsy friends and start to have some fun! But then, mysterious things begin to happen: first a horse disappears, then two jockeys! The next thing you know, the kids are finding clues that may help them solve the mystery and save the race! But it's a two-minute race to the finish line! Come along and help them!

LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more!
Kentucky Derby history, facts, and traditions · Horses and jockeys · Great Steamboat Race on the Ohio River history and facts · Triple Crown races · Ohio River and Falls history and facts · Riding clothes facts · How to Ride a Horse · Pony breeds · Difference between Horse and Pony · Pegasus Parade history · Churchill Downs · Eva Bandman Park · Kentucky Derby Museum · Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center.

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: 4.3
Accelerated Reader Points: 3
Accelerated Reader Quiz Number: 79512
Lexile Measure: 670
Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Level: Q
Developmental Assessment Level: 40

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1. Download the Carole Marsh Mysteries Real Kids! Real Places! Correlations to Common Core/State Standards HERE.


2. Download the Where Have You Been map HERE.


3. Utilize the Real Kids! Real Places! Common Core State Standards Teacher Resource for classroom discussion questions and activities for ELA grades 2-6. This can be used for all 50 mysteries HERE.
4. Download additional activities including Fact or Fiction, Fascinating Facts, Book Club Discussions and Book Club Activities HERE.
5. Want a sneak peak? Read the first three chapters HERE.

About the Author:

Carole Marsh:

  • Native of Atlanta, Georgia
  • Professional writer and photographer
  • Founder and CEO of Gallopade International, Inc.
  • Founder and Owner of Marsh Media, a public relations anD corporate communications firm
  • Creator of more than 15,000 products, primarily fiction and non-fiction supplementary educational materials
  • including books, interactive CD-ROMs, games, and online adventures
Awards Include:
  • 2011 Teachers’ Choice for the Classroom by Learning Magazine
  • 2007 Greatest Products by iParenting Media
  • 2006 Georgia Author of the Year by Georgia Writers Association
  • 2004 Teachers’ Choice for the Family by Learning Magazine
  • 2003 Excellence in Education Award from the National School Supply and Equipment Association
  • 2002 Teachers' Choice Award by Learning Magazine
  • 2002 Award of Excellence Recipient from Association Advance America
  • 2000 Fastest Growing Small Press from Publishers Weekly
  • Communicator of the Year in 1979

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