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Written by Kari Schuetz


ISBN: 978-0-531-24640-5

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The word Croatoan carved onto a post and the letters “CRO” scratched onto a tree. What do these two clues reveal about Roanoke’s missing English colonists? Interested students can sort through possible answers in this read that begins as a history lesson and ends as an unsolved mystery.
Item #: 664946
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2018
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 6 1/2 x 9
Pages: 24
Grades: 3 - 7
Ages: 8 - 12
Dewey #: 975.6
  • Second-person narrative openings transport readers to abandoned places
  • Fun fact sidebars add bonus information of extremely high interest
  • United States and world maps point out the locations of the abandoned places
  • Timelines break down the peak periods of the places
  • Open endings for places with mysterious abandonment let readers form their own conclusions
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