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About Gallopade

Carole Marsh, Founder and CEO of Gallopade, wrote The Mystery of Blackbeard the Pirate and little did she know where it would all lead.

From the beginning, we always put one thing first: the student. We want them to discover the joys of lifelong learning.

Through innovation and customized curriculum, Gallopade has been a leader in social studies curriculum.

We're celebrating BIG.

Sign up for email and be sure to follow us on social for 40 days of fun!

Celebrating 40 Years

"Who knew where it would all lead... not me" - Carole Marsh Longmeyer

Hear the story of how Gallopade grew to become a leading publisher of children's books and social studies resources.



Enter to Win

Calling all schools, teachers, parents, students, libraries, bookstores, museums, or gift shops!


Two ways to enter:

1. Like our post of the day on Facebook or Instagram

2. Follow @Gallopade on Facebook

3. Follow @gallopadebooks on Instagram

4. Tag three friends in the comments

5. Use #Giveaway

Winners are chosen daily and get to choose any bronze-level prize.



To win one of 5 gold-level prizes, post a photo of you and/or a Carole Marsh book, tag us and use #ThankYouVeryMarsh and #Gallopade40Years. Each LIKE gives you an additional entry! 

Winners will be randomly selected 12/9/19.



(ends December 9, 2019)

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40 Years. 40 Donations.

Gallopade was founded on the principle of making reading fun. "Whether it was a biography, geography, or history, we wanted it to be educational, entertaining, and enriching" - Carole Marsh

One of the ways we want to say thank you is by donating books to a classroom, family, or organization in need. Click the link below to fill out the form and tell us why Carole Marsh books would make an impact for your kids or students.


I'm Reading About Carole Marsh

Read about Carole Marsh and her journey to becoming an author and businesswoman. Learn about her early years, her family, and what inspired her to write. Colorful illustrations, bold, vibrant art, kid-friendly text, and photographs enchant young readers and bring Carole Marsh to life! 

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Grades K-3

31 pages

ISBN: 978-0-635-13350-2

special offer

FREE with the purchase of any Carole Marsh Mystery!

Oct. 31 - Dec. 9, 2019

*free book will be automatically included in orders. no code or cart addition necessary.


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