Book Description: Four real kids head north to Alaska just in time for the Iditarod Trail dogsled race and find themselves in the cold about a mystery that takes digging through Gold Rush history to solve! LOOK whatβs in this mystery - people, places, history, and more! Alaskan geography β’ Information on California and Klondike gold rushes β’ Gold Dust Soup β’ Story of Balto and the beginning of the Iditarod β’ Dressing for the Alaskan weather β’ Siberian huskies β’ How to feed sled dogs β’ Moose β’ Dogs and antifreeze β’ Information on the Iditarod race- racing vocabulary, sled dog alignment, how to drive a sled, supplies needed, and training β’ Mail on the Iditarod β’ Prizes for Iditarod winner and Iditarod finishers β’ Changing location of Iditarod race β’ Widowβs Lantern and historical lantern use β’ Gold Rush Hotel β’ Burled Arch, Nome, AK β’ Eagle River, AK β’ Skwentna, AK β’ Ruby, AK β’ Nulato, AK.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 also has an Accelerated Reader quiz, a Lexile Level, and a Fountas & Pinnell guided reading level.