10 year old Jada Sly is an artist and a spy-in-training. When she isn't studying art from her idols like Jackie Ormes, the first known African-American cartoonist, she's chronicling her spy training and other observations in her art journal. Back home in New York City after living in France for five years, Jada's ready to embark on her first and greatest spy adventure ever yet. She plans to scour New York City in search of her mother. Her mom must have been a spy too, and is hiding from bad guys in New York City. Jada can feel it in her bones. With the stakes high and danger lurking around every corner, Jada will use one spy technique after another to unlock the mystery of her mother's disappearance-some with hilarious results. After all, she's still learning.