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Journey to the Bottomless Pit

Journey to the Bottomless Pit

by Elizabeth Mitchell

In 1838, a seventeen-year-old slave boy named Stephen Bishop was trained to be a tour guide for Mammoth Cave in Kentucky. Adventurous and bold, Stephen explored the cave in his time off and made many discoveries that attracted more and more people to the famous cave. This is a fictionalized account of a true story.

Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
4.6
Lexile Measure
760L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
R
Publisher
Viking Books
Number of Pages
100
Genre
Historical Fiction, Informational Text

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Elizabeth Mitchell

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