Weird Disappearances
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Weird Disappearances: Real Tales of Missing People

By Tom McCarthy  

Why have the people of Roanoke Colony never been found? Historians are still trying to answer that question. Weird Disappearances: Real Tales of Missing People tells five true stories Read More

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Includes: Table of Contents | Maps | Glossary
Specs: 5.75 x 9 size | black and white interior | 128 pages
Subject: Social Studies
Content Focus: World History

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Why have the people of Roanoke Colony never been found? Historians are still trying to answer that question. Weird Disappearances: Real Tales of Missing People tells five true stories of people who vanished–against the backdrop of historical circumstances, such as the carving out of a new world in an ancient culture.

  • Encourages readers to connect historic events to contemporary events.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction
Where Did They Go?

Chapter One
Virginia Dare

Chapter Two
The Natural

Chapter Three
The Missing Princess

Chapter Four
Swallowed by the Amazon

Chapter Five
Solomon Northup

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