Mrs. Fayne has planned a perfect pirate-themed birthday party at Teasdale mansion and Nancy and her friends are there to help. But when none of the invited children show up and the treasure hunt booty goes missing, will the birthday be ruined? It's up to the Clue Crew to solve the mystery of the missing treasure and the missing friends! Filled with everyday mysteries, trails of clues, and good friends, this series features the world's most famous girl detective when she got her start in third grade. Discovering quite by accident that she has a knack for solving mysteries, the spunky eight-year-old gets together with her best girlfriends, George and Bess, to start the Clue Crew, their own detective club. Each kid-friendly mystery features friendship, fun, and an easy-to-follow plot that encourages chapter-book readers to use their own smarts.