The likeness of Grace Wisher is unknown. However, the Star Spangled Banner Flag House is home to a portrait with her figure traced in, to re...
Capture the Flag Book Trailer
Blog post from Capture the Flag cover artist Yuta Onoda (includes a draft of the cover that didn't end up on the book!)
Kids’ Mysteries & the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Heist
Characters are big and bold, from Senator Snickerbottom and his slippery crew to the mysterious tattooed man to Vincent Goosen, aka the Serpentine Prince, the Jaguar Society's longtime nemesis. The unique environment provides a perfect setting for mayhem. There are baggage belts to ride, carts to steal and shampoo to dump on floors to trip the villains up. It's a good mystery with lots of action and a nice friendship theme. The race to the end is exciting and leaves plenty of room for a sequ...
Capture the Flag - Junior Library Guild Selection!
All the fun outlines & planning tools I used in writing my mystery for kids, CAPTURE THE FLAG
Star-Spangled Seamstress Mary Pickersgill in the Maryland Women's Hall of Fame
The Battle of Baltimore (from NPS)
Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine
Read the first two chapters of Kate Messner's CAPTURE THE FLAG, the first title in her Silver Jaguar Society Mysteries with Scholastic!
Star-Spangled Banner exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History