From the Publisher
Three kids get caught up in an adventure of historic
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
But when accusations start flying, they soon realize there''s
more than justice at stake. As the snow starts clearing, Anna,
José, and Henry find themselves in a race against time (and the
weather!) to prevent the loss of an American treasure.
About the Author
Kate Messner grew up in a small town in western
New York. After studying journalism and working as a television
reporter, she became a middle-school English teacher. Her first
novel, The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z, was published to
great acclaim in 2009. Kate lives in Plattsburgh, New York, and you
can find her online at www.katemessner.com.
About the Book
After the original flag that inspired OThe Star Spangled BannerO is stolen, seventh-graders Anne, Jos, and Henry, all descendants of the Silver Jaguar Society, pursue suspects while stranded at a Washington, D.C., airport during a snowstorm.
Format: Trade Paperback
Published: April 1, 2013
Publisher: SCHOLASTIC INC
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0545419743
ISBN - 13: 9780545419741