Carole Marsh Mystery Series
Real Kids! Real Places!
The Mystery on the Freedom Trail
The Boston Marathon Mystery
One if by land! Too many tombstones! Four funny friends! Spooky old places! Lots of clues and it's a race to the finish! When their schoolteacher cousin disappears in the middle of running the Boston Marathon, four kids wind their way through the perilous maze of Boston streets along the Freedom Trail to discover what happened! Take your mark and race with Christina, Grant and their cousins - Derian and C.F. - as they try to track down the mysterious whereabouts of their schoolteacher cousin who has disappeared from the famous Boston Marathon - right in the middle of the race! MORE than a race, a mystery! MORE than a mystery, there's real history about the Freedom Trail and the Boston Marathon history, too! MORE THAN ENOUGH REASONS TO RACE TO READ... The Mystery on the Freedom Trail The Boston Marathon Mystery.
LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more!
History of Patriot's Day • History of the Boston Marathon • Revolutionary War patriots Paul Revere, Sam Adams, John Hancock, and Ben Franklin • Rules of the Boston Marathon • History of competitive running • Pheidippides, and the start of marathons • Life in the 1800s • History of Boston • History of Paul Revere, his house and the "Midnight Ride of Paul Revere" • History of Old North Church and Copp's Burying Ground • Steeple flying • History and use of Ducks (amphibious vehicles) • History of the USS Constitution a.k.a. Old Ironsides, and the penny drive that saved it • Swan Boats Hopkinton Common, Hopkinton, MA • Freedom Trail • Massachusetts State House on Beacon Hill • Park Street Church • Old North Church • Charlestown Navy Yard • Boston Common • Lagoon of the Public Garden.
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