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The Secret of Atalaya, A Carolina Cousins' Mystery

The Secret of Atalaya, A Carolina Cousins' Mystery
The Secret of Atalaya, A Carolina Cousins' Mystery
Average: 4.2 (5 votes)

While enjoying their summer swimming, three cousins from North and South Carolina find a secret hidden deep in the walls of Atalaya. This summer home of Anna and Archer Huntington provides clues that help these Carolina cousins prove that many years ago Gullah slaves escaped and merged with Seminole Indians in northern Florida to form what is known as Black Seminoles.


diaz123's picture
awsome book
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great book little bit not scary

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Pages: 78
Reading Level: Advanced (9 to 13)
Language: English
ISBN: 0744319978
Categories: Action Adventure, Family & Friends
Features: Illustrations, Chapters
Keywords: huntington beach state park, gullah, slavery, anna and archer huntington, black seminoles, brookgreen gardens
Date Added: March 19, 2013
The Secret of Atalaya A Carolina Cousins Mystery by Rhonda S Edwards ISBN  Credits Book cover httpenwikipediaorgwikiFileAtalaya7jpg as part of the public domain Slave Badges httpwwwslavebadgescomBadgeshtml All other photographs taken by Rhonda S Edwards Copyright by Rhonda S Edwards All Rights Reserved Published by SynergEbooks httpwwwsynergebookscom  Dedication To my mother Priscilla  Chapter Summer Vacation Arrives Finally The last day of fifth grade had arrived Eric had counted down the final days of the last month of the school year It seemed like summer would never come Mom was already talking about summer plans with grandma and Aunt Savannah Every summer mom grandma and Aunt Savannah relocated to their condo by the coast Pawleys Island South Carolina was a second home to Eric Though the family visited during other seasons of the year everyone looked forward to the month they would spend together each summer at this oldest seaside resort community in America Eric needed the condo and the adventures that always presented themselves This year had been especially hectic Mom had been very busy with things at school she was the media specialist where Eric went to school and with her cake decorating business There had been lots of wedding cake orders which meant a lot of baking tasting decorating and delivering His sister Ashley had finished high school right after the Christmas vacation and was taking college courses online She thought she was grown now and was acting really annoying Eric had complicated things even further by being in Boy Scouts and playing baseball Dad had a new position at work which kept him away from home which also meant that Ashley had to help with transportation problems because of overlapping schedules Of course that made Ashley mad because she did not want to chauffeur her younger brother around but it couldnt be helped The real clincher was Grandma Prudences Pru for short accident and surgery When visiting Aunt Savannah in Charlesto