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500 million dollar heist : Isabella Stewart Gardner and thirteen missing masterpieces [Unsolved case files]by Sullivan, Tom 

Paperback(HarperAlley, 2022)

BTSB #: 863396 Available

Dewey: 364.16/NAges: 8-12   

Subjects: Art thefts Art museums Boston (Mass.)

Summary: Two thieves posing as Boston police officers gain entry to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Once inside, they steal thirteen pieces of art, including several rare Rembrandts and Manets. Eighty-one minutes later, these men walk off with $500 million worth of art. This heist is the single largest private property theft in the United States--and despite decades of investigation and dozens of false leads, the case remains unsolved to this day. In graphic novel format.

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Greatest treasure hunt in history : the story of the Monuments Men by Edsel, Robert M. 

BTSB Prebound(Scholastic Focus, 2019)

BTSB #: 303277 Available

Dewey: 940.53/NAges: 12-16   
AR: 8.9 MG+RC: 12.4 6-8 Lexile: 1200

Subjects: Allied Forces.|bSupreme Headquarters.|bMonuments, Fine Arts and Archives Section - History Art thefts World War, 1939-1945 - Confiscations and contributions - Germany World War, 1939-1945 - Art and the war World War, 1939-1945 - Destruction and pillage - Europe Art treasures in war - Europe - History|y20th century Cultural property - Protection - Europe - History|y20th century

Summary: As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of Western civilization.

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