Novel: The Mystery at Pineview Lake - Ages 9-12 - PDF and Digital Versions

Grade Levels
3rd - 6th, Homeschool
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186 Pages + Digital Version
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PDF and digital Google Slides versions included for blended learning. An exciting 182-page adventure novel about kids who vacation at their family cabin only to make an amazing discovery of a mysterious creature who is fighting to survive. Soon, the kids' lives are also in danger.


When 13-year-old Brian saw the strange streaks of light dart across the sky and into the mountains near Pineview Lake, he was sure he'd make an amazing find when he visited the family cabin. However, the discovery of a mysterious creature in a cave and a dangerous mountain man with an ax was more than he bargained for. Brian and his younger sister, Becky, must scramble to solve the mystery at Pineview Lake and save their lives before it becomes too late.

This 182-page novel is an exciting page-turner - perfect for those who are reluctant readers whether girls or boys. Author Rick Whitehead weaves together a multi-layered plot full of puzzles and clues with just enough edginess and fright to keep readers on the edges of their seats.

Included in this product is the 182-page PDF novel. Also included is a new digital Google Slides version of the book that is great for home reading. A more extensive and enriching novel unit is available which includes the 182-page PDF novel, a digital Google Slides version of the novel, full unabridged AUDIO BOOK presented by the author (15 mp3 chapters) as well as a 35-page teacher resource kit available as a PDF and Google Slides version. The kit includes vocabulary, 40 comprehension questions with answer keys, reading report form, project ideas, and three full-featured Common Core comprehension graphic organizers that focus on character traits, analyzing information, and story detail.



Rick Whitehead has been a teacher and author for over 30 years in public and private practice. His background includes teaching in public schools, curriculum development, school program design, private mentoring and author of juvenile fiction. He is devoted to helping children learn and grow by providing high-quality resources that are highly motivating and effective even for the most reluctant learners.

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186 Pages + Digital Version
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Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.


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