- Age Range: 8 and up
- Paperback: 240 pages
- Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks (April 1, 2013)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0545419743
- ISBN-13: 978-0545419741
- A Junior Library Guild Selection
Anna, José, and Henry are complete strangers with more in common than they realize. Snowed in together at a chaotic Washington DC airport, they encounter a mysterious tattooed man, a flamboyant politician, and a rambunctious poodle named for an ancient king. Even stranger…news stations everywhere have announced that the famous flag that inspired “The Star-Spangled Banner” has been stolen! Anna, certain that the culprits must be snowed in, too, recruits Henry and José to help catch the thieves and bring them to justice.
But when accusations start flying, the kids soon realize there’s more than a national treasure at stake. And with unexpected enemies lurking at every corner, do Anna, José, and Henry have what it takes to solve the heist?
“A fast-paced mystery . . . a sparkling start for a promising new series.”
“A novel as cinematic in execution as it is patriotic in theme.”
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