Follow Christina, Grant, and friends as they visit historic sites around the world and learn many new things on their adventures. Our mysteries incorporate history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that will keep you begging for more! Fun activities, built-in book club and SAT words are in each book.

 

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The Mystery of the Alamo Ghost

One ghostly figure, four kids in jail, seven miles of snaky river, too many clues and time is running out! Four real kids visit the Alamo and become ensnarled in a mystery where clues take them along the River Walk and through old San Antonio on a mission to save the Alamo... and they learn a little history all along the way! 

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The Mystery at Area 51

Christina, Grant, Mimi, Papa visit Papa's good friend who lives on a cattle ranch in Nevada. They land the Mystery Girl on a small airstrip near Area 51 and soon learn that the rancher and his wife have been losing their cattle. While trying to solve the mystery of the missing cattle, Christina and Grant find a "crop" circle clue. Could it be alien abductions? This spooky mystery has the kids traveling in an RV, riding on 4-wheelers, visiting a few ghost towns and getting stuck in a mine.

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The Awesome Atlanta Mystery

Christina, Grant, Mimi, and Papa head to the big city of Atlanta, Georgia, to explore the creepy Underground past and the high tech global future, but someone ends up stranded on a giant stone ear-really!-in a mystery that will really blow you away! 

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The Baffling Baseball Mystery

It's time to "Play ball!" when Christina, Grant, Mimi, and Papa take a tour of baseball's most famous places and slide head-first into a mystery complete with broken bats, blistering fastballs, and a diamond more valuable than a game-winning home run! 

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The Mystery of Biltmore House

Four funny friends, 250 spooky rooms, three secret passages, too many gargoyles, lots of clues but only 10 seconds to live! This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and more! Fun activities, built-in book club and SAT words are in each book. 

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The Mystery of Blackbeard the Pirate

One missing head, two tall chimneys, four funny friends, tons of treasure--but which X marks the spot? Four kids set off on a real adventure in North Carolina's real pirate haunt port town of Bath. While struggling to recover a special prop and save an outdoor drama, the kids learn about the Golden Age of Piracy up and down the American coast from Maine to Florida. They also learn a lot of history, solve a mystery, meet a legend and much more!

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The Mystery on the California Mission Trail

One scary mystery, four funny friends, mucho missing mission bells, lots of red herrings and no time left! This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, a scavenger hunt and activities. 

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The Mystery at Cape Cod

Christina, Grant, Mimi and Papa visit the peaceful Cape Cod National Seashore, only to find themselves awash in mystery filled with troubling tire tracks, shifting sand dunes, a lonely lighthouse and warnings of an approaching Nor'easter! This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! 

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The Mystery in Chocolate Town...Hershey, Pennsylvania

Hershey is a real town dedicated to family fun...there's a Hershey Inn, rides, gardens, and much more, especially chocolate sampling! But when a mystery is also in town, the mystery family goes into action to save the day-well, hopefully! 

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The Colonial Caper Mystery at Williamsburg

One quaint cottage! A mysterious map! One lukewarm log! And a productive print shop! Equals one historic adventure. Grant and Christina can't wait to visit Colonial Williamsburg with their mystery-writing grandmother Mimi and cowboy-pilot grandfather Papa. "It feels like you are whisked back in time when you go to Williamsburg!" says Mimi. And as soon as the kids arrive, they're whisked into a quirky colonial mystery involving a valuable-and missing-map! It's a gift for the Queen of England-but where is it? Join Grant and Christina as they tour some taverns, carouse in the Capitol, take a wild carriage ride, and even end up in 'gool'-all in the name of the Queen! It's a map mix-up you don't want to miss! 

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The Counterfeit Constitution Mystery

Papa is very patriotic, brags Grant. Mimi says he was a strong constitution, adds Christina. But the Constitution is in jeopardy! Is it lost? Stolen? Fake? Real? And how are they supposed to know! It's a spy vs. spy kind of mystery as Christina, Grant and their new red, white and blue (or are they spies too?!) friends follow the Constitution from its historic birth to its possible demise. We have to save it!? Grant insists. But how?? Christina worries. Time is running out, we're being chased, and ohmygoodness ...look at that!? Join them for some mysterious fun, a "Capital" tour, parade pandemonium and really, WILL THEY, CAN THEY SAVE THE CONSTITUTION?!!

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The Mystery at Death Valley

Mimi tells Christina and Grant a mystery story set in Death Valley, one of the most desolate places on Earth! There's Aunt Erin, a creepy castle in the middle of nowhere, a ghost (or not?), temperatures hotter than a Fourth of July firecracker, and more! 

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The Mystery at Devils Tower

Christina, Grant, Mimi, and Papa travel to Wyoming's Devils Tower and climb into a "Powering" mystery involving Native Americans, dinosaur fossils, precocious prairie dogs, fascinating footprints, Unidentified Flying Objects, and... gulp... aliens??? One pouncing prairie dog! One ropeless rock climber! One angry chief! One close encounters! And hundreds of reasons to run! 

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The Mystery at Disney World

Four funny friends travel to Disney World for the vacation of a lifetime! They have a lot of fun, until... A pirate kidnaps one! Ghosts grab the second! A mouse house swallows the third one! And the fourth is left to find them all! Solving this magical mystery will take a little good luck and loads of creativity! Do you have it in you to "Think like Walt" and help save the read kid characters before the fireworks?!

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The Mystery at Fort Sumter

Christina, Grant, Mimi and Papa go to Charleston, South Carolina in search of missing (and dead!) Aunt Lulu and learn about Fort Sumter and the first shots fired in the Civil War as they solve a mystery of mayhem during a rare winter blizzard. This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! 

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The Mystery on the Freedom Trail

One if by land, too many tombstones, four funny friends, spooky old places, lots of clues and it's a race to the finish! This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! 

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The Ghost of the Golden Gate Bridge

One bee-utiful bridge, one crooked street, one island prison, four foggy friends and a mystery interrupted by...an earthquake! Hey kids, "Run for your life!" his mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and more! Fun activities, built-in book club and SAT words are in each book. 

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The Ghost of the Grand Canyon

One wild river, two runaway rafts, six slithering snakes, too many clues and time is running out! This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, a scavenger hunt and activities. This Carole Marsh Mystery has Accelerated Reader Reading Levels, Lexile Measures, Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Levels and Developmental Reading Assessment.

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The Gosh Awful! Gold Rush Mystery

Mimi inherits a gold mine-the Gold Bug! The mystery solving family flies the Mystery Girl airplane out west while trying to solve a mystery that could mean boom or bust! This new mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and more! Fun activities, built-in book club and SAT words are in each book. All Carole Marsh Mysteries have been assigned Accelerated Reader reading levels, points and quiz numbers, Lexile Measures, Fountas & Pinnell levels and a Developmental Reading Assessment.

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The Mystery of the Graveyard of the Atlantic

One lonesome lighthouse, one pouty pirate, one wild pony, one sunken ship and 100 solutions to a mystery, but which will be the right one? This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, a scavenger hunt and activities. This Carole Marsh Mystery has Accelerated Reader Reading Levels, Lexile Measures, Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Levels and Developmental Reading Assessment.

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The Mystery on the Great Lakes

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! 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 has an Accelerated Reader quiz, a Lexile Measures, a Fountas & Pinnell guided reading level and a Developmental Reading Assessment.

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The Great Train Mystery

Christina, Grant, Mimi, and Papa go "All aboard!" the train Papa's borrowed train for a fast-adventure across America - and try to keep from being ?derailed? by mysterious mishaps, spooky surprises, and - oh, it's so dark in here! - those treacherous tunnels! This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and more! Fun activities, built-in book club and SAT words are in each book. All Carole Marsh Mysteries have been assigned Accelerated Reader reading levels, points and quiz numbers, Lexile Measures, Fountas & Pinnell levels and a Developmental Reading Assessment.

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The Mystery of the Haunted Ghost Town

One Dead Eye Dick, one wild west woman, one ghost town, one, no two, no 20 ghhhoooosssstttssss, and four kids tumbleweeding their way through a frightening mystery! This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and more! Fun activities, built-in book club and SAT words are in each book. All Carole Marsh Mysteries have been assigned Accelerated Reader reading levels, points and quiz numbers, Lexile Measures, Fountas & Pinnell levels and a Developmental Reading Assessment.

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The Mystery in Hawaii

Christina, Grant, Mimi and Papa head for Hawaii in search of paradise and find five islands' worth of mystery, history, lava legends, voracious volcanoes, World War II wonder, BIG waves, and more! 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. This Carole Marsh Mystery has an Accelerated Reader quiz, a Lexile Measures, a Fountas & Pinnell guided reading level and a Developmental Reading Assessment.

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The Mystery at Hollywood

Christina, Grant, Mimi and Papa fly The Mystery Girl into Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, CA and travel to glamorous Hollywood, only to find themselves involved in a mystery searching for a glittery rhinestone. The mystery is action packed as they tour all of Hollywood's famous tourist attractions, experience California cuisine, and an earthquake. Along the way, they meet a few strange characters including an obnoxious Lucy impersonator, a menacing Spiderman, and a mysterious guide at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum.

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The Mystery on the Iditarod Trail

Twelve nuggets of gold, six sick dogs, four c-c-cold kids, too many miles and one wild & scary ride! This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, a scavenger hunt and activities. This Carole Marsh Mystery has Accelerated Reader Reading Levels, Lexile Measures, Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Levels and Developmental Reading Assessment.

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The Mystery at Jamestown

Christina, Grant, Mimi, and Papa travel to Jamestown, Virginia and learn that "founding" a new nation is no easy task! During Jamestown's Quadricentennial Celebration, there's plenty of history, mystery, legend, lore, lost bones, and more! This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, a scavenger hunt and activities. This Carole Marsh Mystery has Accelerated Reader Reading Levels, Lexile Measures, Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Levels and Developmental Reading Assessment.

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The Mystery at the Kentucky Derby

One famous race track, one missing horse, two missing jockeys, three million missing dollars and two minutes to solve the mystery! This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, a scavenger hunt and activities. This Carole Marsh Mystery has Accelerated Reader Reading Levels, Lexile Measures, Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Levels and Developmental Reading Assessment.

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The Mystery at Kill Devil Hills

One historic flight, four funny friends, a missing plane, a howling winter storm, clues on every dune and time is flying away! This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, built-in book club and activities. This Carole Marsh Mystery also has an Accelerated Reader quiz, a Lexile Measures, a Fountas & Pinnell guided reading level, and a Developmental Reading Assessment.

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The Mystery in Las Vegas

One lucky lady, two unlucky kids, four rrroolllsss of the dice, lots of neon, and a mystery that very likely includes a VAMPIRE! This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, a scavenger hunt and activities. This Carole Marsh Mystery has Accelerated Reader Reading Levels, Lexile Measures, Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Levels and Developmental Reading Assessment.

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The Mystery of the Lost Colony

Mimi tells Christina and Grant a mystery story about North Carolina's Lost Colony, complete with two boisterous boys, kidnapped coins, a foggy graveyard, a missing friend and a moonlight trip on an old sailing ship! This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, scavenger hunt and activities. This Carole Marsh Mystery has Accelerated Reader Reading Levels, Lexile Measures, Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Levels and Developmental Reading Assessments Levels.

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The Madcap Mystery of the Missing Liberty Bell

One bogus Ben! A valiant veteran! A pair of patriots! A rocky spot! Equals one bell-ringing adventure! 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! See if you can crack this mystery. This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and more! Fun activities, built-in book club and SAT words are in each book. All Carole Marsh Mysteries have been assigned Accelerated Reader reading levels, points and quiz numbers, Lexile Measures, Fountas & Pinnell level and a Developmental Reading Assessment.

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The Mystery on the Mighty Mississippi

One LONG river, one giant arch, one runaway paddle wheeler, four huckleberry friends and five days to solve a mighty mystery! This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, a scavenger hunt and activities. This Carole Marsh Mystery has Accelerated Reader Reading Levels, Lexile Measures, Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Levels and Developmental Reading Assessment.

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The Mystery of Mimi's Haunted Book Shop

Christina and Grant are shocked when Mimi decides to open a new bookstore in an old funeral home! Is it really haunted? If not, what's with all the clues and mysterious happenings? This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, a scavenger hunt and activities. This Carole Marsh Mystery has Accelerated Reader Reading Levels, Lexile Measures, Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Levels and Developmental Reading Assessment.

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The Mystery of the Missing Dinosaurs

One creepy curator, two missing skulls, three batty bats, four funny friends and too many bones! This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and more! Fun activities, built-in book club and SAT words are in each book. All Carole Marsh Mysteries have been assigned Accelerated Reader reading levels, points and quiz numbers, Lexile Measures, Fountas & Pinnell level amd a Developmental Reading Assessment.

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The Mission Possible Mystery at Space Center Houston

Some amazing astronauts! One puzzling planet! A missing moon rock! And a stupendous shuttle launch! Equals an out-of-this-world adventure! Houston, we have a problem. Blast off with Christina and Grant s they try to solve a mystery bigger than the state of Texas! This new mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and more! Fun activities, built-in book club and SAT words are in each book. All Carole Marsh Mysteries have been assigned Accelerated Reader reading levels, points and quiz numbers, Lexile Measures, Fountas & Pinnell levels and a Developmental Reading Assessment.

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The Mystery at Motown

Mimi, Papa, Christina, and Grant are headed to Motown in Detroit, Michigan, home of the famous Motown Records and the American automobile industry. While visiting historic Detroit sites and museums, including the Henry Ford Museum, the Motown Historical Museum also known as Hitsville, U.S.A., and the People Mover. Christina and Grant find a piece of old sheet music from the Motown Records era-and the mystery begins! This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, scavenger hunt and activities. This Carole Marsh Mystery has Accelerated Reader Reading Levels, Lexile Measures, Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Levels and Developmental Reading Assessments Levels.

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The Mystery at Mount Rushmore

Christina, Grant, Mimi and Papa make their way to Mount Rushmore to check out the colossal carving of four presidents… and find a mountain's worth of mystery, history, precocious prairie dogs, quirky clues, befuddling Badlands, and one Crazy Horse! 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, a scavenger hunt and activities Each Carole Marsh Mystery has Accelerated Reader Reading Levels, Lexile Measures, Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Levels and Developmental Reading Assessments Levels.

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The Mystery at Mount Vernon

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! 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. This Carole Marsh Mystery has an Accelerated Reader quiz, a Lexile Measures, a Fountas & Pinnell guided reading level and a Developmental Reading Assessment.

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The Mystery in New York City

One missing torch, millions of immigrants, four funny friends, a sea of taxis and time is running out! This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and more! Fun activities, built-in book club and SAT words are in each book. All Carole Marsh Mysteries have been assigned Accelerated Reader reading levels, points and quiz numbers, Lexile Measures, Fountas & Pinnell level and a Developmental Reading Assessment.

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The Mystery on the Oregon Trail

Christina, Grant, Mimi and Papa "head 'em out!" on a real covered wagon trek across the prairie, encountering adventure much as the pioneers of yore, and a mystery that you could say leaves Grant "upChucking!" 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. This Carole Marsh Mystery has an Accelerated Reader quiz, a Lexile Measures, a Fountas & Pinnell guided reading level and a Developmental Reading Assessment.

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The Mystery at Plymouth Rock

Christina, Grant, and two new friends visit historic Plymouth Rock in Massachusetts, and get mixed up in a mystery involving a couple of troublesome turkeys, plenty of Pilgrims, and the amazing Mayflower merchant ship! Read and find out more!