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Who in the World is Carmen Sandiego? is the first book released to tie into the Carmen Sandiego Netflix series. It is a novelization of the two-part episode, Becoming Carmen Sandiego. The book was published January 22, 2019, and was written by Rebecca Tinker. It features a foreword by Gina Rodriguez.


A skilled thief on a mysterious mission, Carmen Sandiego is endlessly pursued by ACME and Interpol. But the woman in the red fedora is always one step ahead! In this novelization, based on the Netflix animated series, Carmen shares her own backstory for the first time ever. Now, It's time to find out.... Who in the world is Carmen Sandiego?


After encountering Gray on a train, Carmen begins to retell her experiences with V.I.L.E. She explains that she was found by the side of the road in Argentina as a baby and brought onto the island, where she was raised by the faculty until becoming old enough to enter the school as a student, code named "Black Sheep."

Despite being younger than her peers, Carmen made friends and excelled in her classes. She also managed to steal a cell phone, which ended up hacked by Player: her first connection to the outside world.

Eventually, she plotted an escape. Her first attempt was unsuccessful, but the second time, she succeeded. Seeking a real name, she declared herself to be Carmen Sandiego.


Who in the World is Carmen Sandiego? Spanish cover

Spanish cover

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