Hide and Seek by Kate Messner
José, Anna, and Henry’s parents are in the Silver Jaguar Society, a group dedicated to finding, preserving, and protecting world artifacts. So when they discover that the prized golden Jaguar Cup has been swapped for a fake, they hop onto an airplane headed straight for Costa Rica.
Upon their arrival, the families are informed that a Society member named Alejandro planted the fake in the Washington, D.C. display on purpose to keep the artifact protected. The problem is, before Alejandro can whisk the cup to safety, someone stole it from him. Now the artifact is truly lost.
The adults are in San José, while the children get stranded in the rainforest after an earthquake. José, Anna, and Henry, along with their family friend’s daughter Sofia, decide to search in their neck of the forest for the missing artifact. But with danger at every turn, new mysteries emerge. Who can they trust? Is there a traitor in their midst? Could the Serpentine Princes be behind this?
The smart-thinking trio from Capture the Flag reunites in this sequel, using their problem solving and spying skills to crack the case. Are they successful? Read the book and find out!
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—Elysse, STACKS Writer