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Sammy Keyes and the Showdown in Sin City - a book by Van Draanen, Wendelin

Sammy Keyes and the Showdown in Sin City

Sammy Keyes and the Showdown in Sin City( )
Author: Van Draanen, Wendelin
Series title:Sammy Keyes Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Random House Children's Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $7.99
Book Description:

"The most winning junior detective ever in teen lit. (Take that, Nancy Drew!)" --Midwest Children's Book Review In this pivotal book in the Sammy Keyes series, Sammy tackles the persistent mysteries of her own life. Mysteries like: Who is her father? And why has her mother kept it such a secret? How long can she manage to hide out in Grams' seniors-only building before someone catches on? Is her mother really planning to marry her boyfriend's...
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Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Family / Parents
Juvenile Fiction / Mysteries & Detective Stories
Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / United States / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.79 x 5.18 x 0.74 Inches
Book Weight:0.455 Pounds
Author Biography
Van Draanen, Wendelin (Author)
Wendelin Van Draanen was born on January 6, 1965 in Chicago, Illinois. She is the daughter of chemists who emigrated from Holland. She worked as a math teacher and then as a computer science teacher before becoming an author. Wendelin Van Draanen began her writing career with a screenplay and soon switched to adult novels and then children's books. She is best known for her Sammy Keyes series of novels, which she started writing in 1997, featuring a teenage detective named Samantha Keyes. Her popular Sammy Keyes series had been nominated four times for the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Children's Mystery and won with "Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief". Her Shredderman series also yielded a Christopher Medal for Secret Identity. She has also written several novels such as: How I Survived Being a Girl and Flipped.


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