Alec Flint, Super Sleuth: The Nina, the Pinta and the Vanishing Treasure
Alec Flint is in fourth grade, and he’s a super sleuth...well, maybe he's a super sleuth-in-training. Nevertheless, he is absolutely certain that he will make a great detective one day. And when better to test his sleuthing skills than after the entire Christopher Columbus exhibit goes missing from the town museum? Alec has a sweatshirt with a convenient pocket, a pen that writes upside down, and most importantly, a detective notebook: He’s all set to go! But can Alec and his new partner Gina, solve this museum mystery before it's too late?
The Nina, the Pinta and the Vanishing Treasure, published by Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic, Inc., will be in stores in July of 2008.
The Ransom Note Blues: An Alec Flint Mystery
Something important has gone missing in the town of Laurel Hollows, but no one knows what! When the mayor of the town offers a prize to anyone who can figure out what's been stolen, super sleuths Alec Flint and Gina Rossi decide that this is just the kind of case they've been looking for. But will they be able to solve the crime?
Alec and Gina's second mystery will be published by Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic, Inc., in 2009.
All work © Jill Santopolo 2007 Author photo © 2007 by Beth Franklin