Having run away with her younger brother to live in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, twelve-year-old Claudia strives to keep things in order in their new home and to become a changed person and a heroine to herself
When seemingly unrelated and strange events start to happen and a precious Vermeer painting disappears, eleven-year-olds Petra Andalee and Calder Pillay combine their talents to solve an international art scandal.
When he finds himself involved in a case to recover a famous drawing stolen at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 11-year-old James turns to his miniature and artistically talented friend, Marvin the beetle, for help in solving the mystery and bringing the culprit to justice. 50,000 first printing.
"On her first day in New York City with her younger brother, Kevin, 12-year-old Lexi overhears thieves discussing where to hide stolen jewels, so the siblings, along with their aunt's neighbor, Kim Ling, skip day camp to investigate ""the crime of the century."""
Her grandfather's dying words lead thirteen-year-old Theodora Tenpenny to a valuable, hidden painting she fears may be stolen, but it is her search for answers in her Greenwich Village neighborhood that brings a real treasure
Seventh-graders Jin, Alexandra, and Elvin come from very different backgrounds and circumstances, but they all live in Harlem, and when Elvin's grandfather is attacked they band together to find out who is responsible--and the search leads them to an enigmatic artist whose missing masterpieces are worth a fortune, and into conflict with an ambitious politician who wants to turn Harlem into an historic amusement park
Discovering magic in a beautiful Dutch platter that depicts the image of a girl, a middle-grade New Yorker wishes for a new friend before the girl depicted on the platter appears and reveals that she has been cursed for centuries and is being targeted by a sinister enemy. Simultaneous eBook. 30,000 first printing.
While visiting her aunt in New York City, Randi Rhodes and her fellow ninja detectives uncover an art heist, but no one will believe them, so they set out to catch the criminals in the act. Simultaneous eBook.
Instead of spending a carefree summer exploring downtown Boston with her best friend Ollie, 13-year-old Moxie must solve a famous art heist in order to protect those she loves from her ailing grandfather's gangster past. Includes facts about the 1990 Gardner Museum art theft.
A follow-up to Under the Egg follows the school expulsion of troublemaking 1920s girl Martha, a kitchen worker in the home of an eccentric heiress who communicates with the world through her paintings and who may not be secluded by choice. Simultaneous eBook.
When 13 high-value pieces of art are stolen from a secret museum, Calder, Petra and Tommy are grouped with two new companions to solve puzzles that are complicated by the clever Mrs. Sharpe. By the best-selling author of Chasing Vermeer. Simultaneous eBook.
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