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Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express

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Published by Scholastic .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10698993M
ISBN 100590262769
ISBN 109780590262767
OCLC/WorldCa32146800

As soon as the express train was safe, Kate led a rescue train to where the two men from the pusher train were clinging on for dear life, and they were saved as well. Only two lives were lost that night, thanks to the bravery of Kate Shelley. But she had to cross it now. She had to get to the train station in time to stop the midnight express. When a heavy storm destroyed the bridge over Honey Creek, near Kate Shelley's home in Moingona, Iowa, fifteen-year-old Kate bravely rushed out into the storm, saving the lives of two men and preventing hundreds of other lives from being lost.

Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express Kate was shaking with fear, but she could not stop to rest. She knew it must be almost midnight. She had to reach the station before the midnight express. Read more. Customer reviews. out of 5 stars. out of 5. 23 customer ratings. 5 star /5(23). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Kate Shelley and the midnight express by Margaret K. Wetterer; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Juvenile literature, Railroad accidents, Railroads, Biography, Fiction; Places: Moingona, Iowa; People: Kate Shelley.

  Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express by Margaret K. Wetterer, Karen Ritz Paperback Book, 48 pages See Other Available Editions Description The true story of how fifteen-year-old Kate risked her life in a storm to prevent a train disaster. Also includes photographs and text depicting the Mississippi River flood of Other Available EditionsPages: Brian Dennehy narrates the true story of how a young teen named Kate Shelley risked her life to save the engineers of a train that crashed into a river when the bridge near her home collapsed, and how she had to get word to the nearest station to alert them to stop the express train. Synopsis. It looks like we don't have a Synopsis for this.


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The true story of Catherine Carroll "Kate" Shelley who during a flash flood over came her fears, and risked her life to save and rescue stranded railway workers after a bridge was destroyed, and warned the railroad men of the pending danger if the midnight express wasn't stopped in time/5.

There isn't much written nationally about the Kate Shelley's endeavor of July 6, except for the article in the issue of Trains magazine and the book "Kate Shelley Bound For Legend". While this is a children's story book, it tells the tale in the most straightforward basic terms without adding any unnecessary details/5(17).

Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express by Margaret K. Wetterer and Karen Ritz. Braving a torrential thunderstorm, year-old Kate Shelley crawls across a treacherous read more. Braving a torrential thunderstorm, year-old Kate Shelley crawls across a treacherous railroad bridge to warn an oncoming train of a wash-out ahead.

This guide was updated and expanded in This is a two-week literature guide for the book titled Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express, by Margaret K. Wetterer. The book relates the true story of Kate's resourcefulness and courage. The mini-guide contains ten sections that include vocabulary ex.

Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express (On My Own History) - Kindle edition by Wetterer, Margaret K., Ritz, Karen. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

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Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express book. Read 33 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Kate stared at the rickety wooden bridge/ Get this from a library. Kate Shelley and the midnight express.

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But she had to cross it now. She had to get to the train station in time to stop the midnight express. When a heavy storm destroyed the bridge over Honey Creek, near Kate Shelley's home in Moingona, Iowa, fifteen-year-old Kate bravely rushed out into the storm, saving the lives of two men and preventing hundreds of other lives from being : Lerner Publishing Group.

She had to get to the train station in time to stop the midnight express. When a heavy storm destroyed the bridge over Honey Creek, near Kate Shelley's home in Moingona, Iowa, fifteen-year-old Kate bravely rushed out into the storm, saving the lives of two men and /5(22).

Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express This is a novel study for Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express by Margaret Wetterer. 11 pages of student work, plus an answer key. This Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express novel study includes the following: • Novel study title page for students • Before r.

Kate stared at the rickety wooden bridge. There were boards loose on its narrow walkway. There was no railing to hold on to. She was afraid to cross this bridge even in daylight. But she had to cross it now. She had to get to the train station in time to stop the midnight express. When a heavy storm destroyed the bridge over Honey Creek, near Kate Shelley's home in Moingona, Iowa, fifteen /5(5).

Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express: First Reader by Wetterer, Margaret K. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A recounting of a true story of 15 year old Kate Shelley, who in left the safety of her Iowa farm home to brave darkness, torrential downpour & a swollen river to get out word that a nearby railroad bridge had been swept away Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express.

Margaret K. Wetterer. Great book to set an example for young minds /5(4). Kate Shelley And The Midnight Express by Margaret K. Wetterer,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express Nonfiction Read and Respond Multi-Leveled Lesson With this customizable lesson, students record their thinking to reveal comprehension of text.

The Kate Shelley Story The midnight express from the west would soon try to cross the same bridge. The express must be stopped when it arrived in Moingona but that meant someone must cross the long Des Moines River bridge. for the men in the tree but Kate knew she had to try to do something to stop the express from making its midnight.

She was awarded a gold medal from the State of Iowa. And inthe Chicago Tribune raised money to prevent Kate Shelley's family from losing their land. Books were written about her, including Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express, by Margaret Wetterer. Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express is a Paperback "Plus" Book in Very Good Condition; Houghton Mifflin Edition; Written by Margaret K.

Wetterer and Illustrated by Karen Ritz; Recommended for children ages and Grades ; Approximately 9 (h) X 6 (w) inches; 48 Easy Reader pages "plus" 6 pages of true facts and photos about the real Seller Rating: % positive.Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express.

Margaret K. Wetterer's book, read by Brian Dennehy, tells the true story of a year-old girl who rushed out into a storm to the site of a train accident and saved several men's lives. LeVar gets a tour of the parts of a train from Rosie Ellis, an Amtrak engineer, and rides the Coast Starlight along the.Free Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express study unit worksheets for teachers to print.

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