The Detective's Assistant by Kate Hannigan

The Detective's Assistant

byKate Hannigan

Paperback | April 5, 2016

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Based on the extraordinary true story of America's first female detective, Kate Warne, this fast-paced adventure is full of feats of daring and danger, bold action, and newfound courage.

When orphaned eleven-year-old Nell Warne arrives in Chicago, she is shocked to find that her long-lost aunt is adetectiveworking for the famous Pinkerton's National Detective agency! With nation-changing events simmering in the background as Abraham Lincoln heads for the White House, Aunt Kate is working on the biggest case of her life, and Nell quickly makes herself indispensable by cracking codes, wearing disguises, and spying on nefarious criminals. But can she also solve the case of what really happened on the night her best friend disappeared?

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Kate Hannigan is the author of the Cupcake Cousins series. She is a former journalist and lives in Chicago with her family.
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Title:The Detective's AssistantFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 7.75 × 5.25 × 1 inPublished:April 5, 2016Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316403490

ISBN - 13:9780316403498

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"Nell is an irrepressible character: spirited, thoughtful, and intuitive...Recommend to readers who enjoy adventure, history, and stories featuring independent, strong-minded girls."-SLJ