Nina, The Pinta, And The Vanishing Treasure by Jill Santopolo
(Alec Flint, Super Sleuth) (An Alec Flint Mystery)

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4th grader Alec Flint is practicing to be a super sleuth. He's even got a pair of super sleuth pants with lots of pockets to hide his detective tools and a sidekick, Gina, who's a bit bossy, but a really great sleuth and friend. When his dad, a local police officer, tells Alec the Christopher Columbus exhibit has gone missing from the town museum, Alec is on the case!

About Jill Santopolo

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Jill Santopolo is not a super sleuth in training, though she does know how to open locked doors with her MetroCard, where she lives in New York City. She is the author of An Alec Flint Mystery: THE NINA, THE PINTA, AND THE VANISHING TREASURE, as well as Alec Flint's second mystery, THE RANSOM NOTE BLUES, both published by Orchard Books. She recieved a BA from Columbia University and an MFA from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. When she's not writing her own books, Jill edits children's books for a major publishing house. You can visit her online at
Published January 1, 2008 by Scholastic. 183 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Early one morning before school, Alec gets to go with his father, Officer Flint, to the American History Museum, where somebody has made off with the entire cache of gold coins in the Christopher Columbus exhibit.

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The police call on Alec's dad to check out the burglary, and Alec tags along with him, eager to start gathering his own clues.

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