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The Famous Stanley Kidnapping Case - a book by Snyder, Zilpha Keatley

The Famous Stanley Kidnapping Case

The Famous Stanley Kidnapping Case( )
Author: Snyder, Zilpha Keatley
Series title:The Stanley Family Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Imprint:Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $7.99
Book Description:

The Stanley family is moving to Italy! David, Janie, and twins Esther and Blair are thrilled. But their moody stepsister Amanda, thwarted from spending time in California with her father, spends the trip alternately moping or boasting about how rich her father is. And precocious Janie translates everything Amanda says to all the neighbors. But such bragging does not go unnoticed. One terrible night, the children are kidnapped. David tries to make friends with the...
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Snyder, Zilpha Keatley (Author)
Zilpha Keatley Snyder was born in Lemoore, California on May 11, 1927. She received a B.A. from Whittier College in 1948. While ultimately planning to be a writer, after graduation she decided to teach school temporarily. However, she found teaching to be an extremely rewarding experience and taught in the upper elementary grades for a total of nine years. After all of her children were in school, she began to think of writing again.

Her first book, Season of Ponies, was published in 1964. She wrote more than 40 books during her lifetime including The Trespassers, Gib Rides Home, Gib and the Gray Ghost, and William's Midsummer Dreams. She has won numerous awards including three Newbery Honor books for The Egypt Game, The Headless Cupid and The Witches of Worm and the 1995 John and Patricia Beatty Award for Cat Running. She died of complications from a stroke on October 08, 2014 at the age of 87.


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