Synopses & Reviews
It’s a red, white, and blue mystery from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy!
Trouble at the Treasury
In the seventh 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 thrilled to take a tour of the United States Treasury where stacks and stacks of money zip off the presses in the printing and engraving building, millions of dollars a day. But the friends find that a bundle of bills is missing. That's a hundred thousand dollars - gone! How did the thief slip the money out past cameras, guards, and locked doors? KC has a suspect. She has a clue. Now she just needs to figure out how in the world it was done!
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!
After taking a tour of the National Bureau of Printing and Engraving, KC and Marshall find out from KC's stepdad, the president of the United States, that several stacks of $100 bills have gone missing. That's thousands of dollars—gone! KC is determined to track down the thieves, and her number one suspect is a woman named Polly, who works at the Bureau of Printing and Engraving. Is sweet Polly a criminal mastermind? Or is she just a pawn in a bigger plot to steal from the Treasury?
About the Author
RON ROY has been writing books for children since 1974. He is the author of dozens of books, including the popular A to Z Mysteries, Capital Mysteries, and Calendar Mysteries. When not working on a new book in his Connecticut home, Ron likes to teach tricks to his dog Pal, play poker with friends, travel, and read thrilling mystery books. Visit him online at RonRoy.com.
TIMOTHY BUSH is a writer-illustrator with many children's projects to his credit, including the elaborate visual extravaganza James in the House of Aunt Prudence. He lives in New York, New York.