Nina noticed that Ellen Kringle's
cuff was soaking wet. Since it
hadn't been raining when Ellen
came back to school, she had
obviously put her hand and wrist
into water. Ellen had taken
Charley Cheetah and had put him
into the bottom of the rock pond,
making sure she placed him in a
spot where he would not easily be
seen. Angry that she hadn't been
chosen as a cheerleader, she
wanted to cause trouble for the
team by temporarily hiding the
How did Nina & Max figure it out?
|The Case of the
Charley Cheetah Theft
|Featuring Nina Chase & Max Decker
"If we'd failed to solve this case,
it would have rocked the school,"
Max told Nina later. "The team's
morale would have been at rock
"Right along with Charley
Cheetah," Nina said, laughing.