Annotations for Nina, the Pinta, and the Vanishing Treasure


Baker & Taylor
When the Christopher Columbus exhibit goes missing from the town museum, super-sleuth Alec Flint jumps into action to solve the crime with his helpful sidekick, Gina, at his side.

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Baker & Taylor
When the Christopher Columbus exhibit vanishes from the local museum, sleuth-in-training Alec Flint investigates, aided by his classmate and potential partner, Gina, who wants his help looking into the disappearance of a teacher.

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Scholastic
Join Alec Flint for his first case as he becomes the most undercover detective in Laurel Hollows!

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!


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Scholastic
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!

Who would steal the Columbus exhibit?

With the help of Gina and his 3rd grade history class, Alec is determined to uncover the truth! Santopolo's debut book will have middle-grade readers racing to solve the crime faster than you can say, "Welcome to the New World!"

Jill Santopolo is not a super sleuth in training, though she does know how to open locked doors with her MetroCard. She lives in New York City and is currently pursuing her MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults at Vermont College. When she's not writing, Jill edits children's books for a major publishing house.

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