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On a foggy night in Amsterdam, a man falls from a rooftop to the wet pavement below. It's Alfie McQuinn, the notorious cat burglar, and he's dying. As sirens wail in the distance, Alfie manages to get out two last words to his young son, March: "Find jewels."

But March learns that his father is not talking about a stash of loot. He's talking about Jules, the twin sister March never knew he had. No sooner than the two find each other, they're picked up by the police and sent to the world's worst orphanage. It's not prison, but it feels like it.

March and Jules have no intention of staying put. They know their father's business inside and out, and they're tired of being pushed around. Just one good heist, and they'll live the life of riches and freedom most kids only dream about.

Watch out! There are wild kids on the loose and a crime spree coming . . .

Hardcover, 272 pages
Published on June 24, 2014 by Scholastic Press
ISBN-10: 0545468027
ISBN-13: 9780545468022
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  • awno
    awnoFriday, March 24, 2017 at 6:09 am
    I LOvE It MOre THAn GooSE BUmPs
    • CuteBunniedSunday, January 8, 2017 at 10:32 am
      Very interesting story.
      • crystaldolphin
        crystaldolphinSaturday, January 7, 2017 at 5:07 pm55 stars
        One night in Amsterdam Alfie McQuin (cat burglar) fell from the rooftop and was dying. Right before he dies he mumbles to March (his son) "Find jewels". But soon March learns that his father wasn't talking about loot he was talking about Jules, the twin sister March never knew he had. Soon they find each other but then sent to an orphanage (the WORST orphanage) because the people there act FAKE( meaning they are so nice to the point that it is FAKE!) March and Jules don't want to stay put.... so what's their plan?
        • kimkim12
          kimkim12Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 10:39 am
          On a foggy night in Amsterdam, a man falls from a rooftop to the wet pavement below. It's Alfie McQuinn, the notorious cat burglar, and he's dying. As sirens wail in the distance, Alfie manages to get out two last words to his young son, March: "Find jewels." But March learns that his father is not talking about a stash of loot. He's talking about Jules, the twin sister March never knew he had. No sooner than the two find each other, they're picked up by the police and sent to the world's worst orphanage. It's not prison, but it feels like it. March and Jules have no intention of staying put. They know their father's business inside and out, and they're tired of being pushed around. Just one good heist, and they'll live the life of riches and freedom most kids only dream about. Watch out! There are wild kids on the loose and a crime spree coming . . .
          • 5blueeggs
            5blueeggsTuesday, October 18, 2016 at 12:29 pm
            I thought that this was a very good book it is not my favorite but it almost made the cut.
            • shaboss
              shabossTuesday, October 11, 2016 at 7:39 am
              THE COVER IS SO SWAG!!!
              • No name please Monday, October 10, 2016 at 4:34 pm
                I agree with you Anthonythecool
                • anthonythecool
                  anthonythecoolMonday, October 10, 2016 at 7:23 am
                  best book of 2016 i love it : 3
                  • No name please Monday, October 10, 2016 at 7:01 am
                    LOVED THIS BOOK!!!!!!!!!!
                    • shinningboy234
                      shinningboy234Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 12:12 pm55 stars
                      When you find a fortune in a museum, what do you do? A.Walk away from it, B.Steal it, C.Stare at it. If you were March McQuinn, you would pick option B. Read this action-packed theft book.