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Turkey Trouble on the National Mall (Capital Mysteries #14)

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Every year, the president pardons one turkey for Thanksgiving. One. But KC and her best friend, Marshall, think one isn't enough! This year, they want to gather lots of turkeys to be spared. The night before the holiday, the turkeys are in a big flock on the National Mall waiting to be set free. The next morning, they're gone! Who would steal 117 Thanksgiving turkeys? KC a ...more
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published August 28th 2012 by Random House Books for Young Readers (first published January 1st 2012)
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Dolly
Nov 26, 2012 Dolly rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: children starting to read chapter books
We have really enjoyed reading the Capital Mysteries series by Ron Roy. We moved to the Washington DC area in 2010 and love that we are learning more about the various historic locations nearby. Our girls enjoy the exciting plots and I like that they are interested in seeing the places we read about.

This story has a bit of an 'animal rights' theme with KC starting a movement to have members of Congress pardon turkeys as well as the President. To add drama, there's a group protesting that turkeys
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Peacegal
This is a clever and fun story that will appeal to youngsters just starting out reading chapter books. In addition to presenting a humane perspective, the Capitol Mysteries books include factual information about the workings of the US Government.

KC, the President's stepdaughter, is inspired when she learns about the President's annual "pardoning" of a turkey--she wants to asks the members of Congress to "pardon" their turkeys, as well. Soon, the Capitol lawn is filled with gobbling birds bound
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Amy
I really love these Capital Mysteries, and this, #14 in the series, is no exception!

This time, K.C. (and Marshall) have a plan to ask Congress to pardon their turkeys just as the President (K.C.'s step-dad) pardons the "national turkey". Check-out this book to see what happens next!
Sydney
when the president wants one turkey for something but KC wants all the turkeys to spare and then a second later on the back of the national mall is filled with turkeys and then the next day the turkeys are gone.
Elizabeth
This was a really cute Thanksgiving book to read with Lilly. She loved it!
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Full name: Wallace Ronald Roy
Most known for the children's mystery series "A-Z Mysteries" and "Calendar Mysteries"
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