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Series: Silver Jaguar Society


HIDE AND SEEK by Kate Messner
Released: April 1, 2013

"Aptly titled, this energetic treasure hunt is sure to find an enthusiastic audience. (Mystery. 8-12)"
Three young members of the Silver Jaguar Society team up with a Costa Rican 10-year-old to find the stolen Jaguar Cup, a pre-Columbian gold artifact hidden at a rain-forest ecolodge. Read full book review >
CAPTURE THE FLAG by Kate Messner
Released: July 1, 2012

"Just in time for the Fourth of July, a sparkling start for a promising new series. (Mystery. 8-12)"
When the Star-Spangled Banner is taken from its super-secure Smithsonian vault, three kids connected by their Vermont background and family membership in a secret artifact-protection society combine with a visiting fourth to find the irreplaceable national treasure. Read full book review >