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Capital Mysteries #9: A Thief at the National Zoo

By: Ron Roy
illustrated by: Timothy Bush
Format: Trade Paperback
Imprint: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780375848049
12/26/2007 - $4.99
Categories: Animals - Zoos, Mysteries & Detective Stories, Readers - Intermediate,

It’s a red, white, and blue mystery from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy!

A Thief at the National Zoo
 
In the ninth book of the Capital Mysteries—an early chapter book mystery series featuring fun facts and famous sites from Washington, D.C.—KC and Marshall are helping out with the baby tigers at the National Zoo when they meet a new friend, Sunwoo, from China. Sunwoo's father is lending the zoo a precious jewel caled the Tiger's Eye to raise money for endangered tigers. But during the zoo's big party, the lights suddenly go out. And when they're turned back on, the jewel is missing! Who stole the Tiger's Eye? And how did someone sneak it out of a room with no windows and a guarded door?
 
Each book highlights one of the famous museums, buildings, or monuments from the Washington area and includes a map and a two-page fun fact spread with photographs. Parents, teachers, and librarians agree that these highly collectible chapter books are perfect for emerging readers and any kid who love mysteries!