Roanoke: the lost colony : an unsolved mystery from history

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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers,
Pub. Date:
c2003.
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English
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IL: MG - BL: 5.6 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
850L
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In 1587 John White was chosen by Sir Walter Raleigh to lead a new colony at Roanoke off the Atlantic coast. After bringing many men, women, and children to the new land, White went back to England to gather supplies for the long winter. But when he finally returned to the fort almost three years later, he found that all of the colonists had vanished. The only signs of life left were the letters CRO carved into a tree and the word CROATOAN carved into one of the fort's posts. Some people think that the Spanish army captured the colonists; some people think that the local native people murdered them; others think that the colonists went off to live with the native people and start a new life. Still others think that the colonists tried to sail home to England and were lost at sea. No one knows for sure. Become a detective as you read this true story, study the clues, and try to figure out the fate of the lost colony of Roanoke. The Unsolved Mystery from History series is written by acclaimed author Jane Yolen and former private investigator Heidi Elisabet Yolen Stemple. Read carefully and check your clues. You might be the first to solve a puzzle that has baffled people for years.
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ISBN:
9780689823213
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 5.6, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
850L
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subject_facetRoanoke Colony -- Fiction
Roanoke Island (N.C.) -- History -- 16th century -- Fiction
title_displayRoanoke : the lost colony : an unsolved mystery from history
title_fullRoanoke : the lost colony : an unsolved mystery from history / by Jane Yolen and Heidi Elisabet Yolen Stemple ; illustrated by Roger Roth
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