The Midnight Adventure of Kate Shelley, Train Rescuer

From the Series History's Kid Heroes

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

With the bridge out and a train on the way . . . a girl must get a warning to the station in time.

Moingona, Iowa, 1881. Kate Shelley lives on a farm near Honey Creek with her mother and younger brothers and sisters. When a terrible storm makes the creek flood, the railroad bridge is washed out. Kate fears that the Midnight Express will crash into the raging waters. Kate sets out into the storm to give warning. Will she reach the station in time to stop the train?

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Graphic Novels, Social Studies
Copyright 2011
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Graphic Universe ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2010-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 2.7
Text Type Informational Fiction
BISACS JUV030060, JUV016140
Dewey 363.12'2092
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6 x 8.5
Lexile 490
Guided Reading Level N
ATOS Reading Level 2.7
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 138999
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Original artwork, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Illustrator: Zachary Trover

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History's Kid Heroes

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