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Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief
Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief
Author: Wendelin Van Draanen
With this debut book of a new mystery series, Wendelin Van Draanen establishes Samantha Keyes as a crime fighter to watch. Though, actually, the book opens with Sammy watching...a crime in progress. And when the man with the wad of cash in one hand and the open purse in the other catches Sammy watching him, the chase is on--but is Sammy on the t...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780679888390
ISBN-10: 067988839X
Publication Date: 4/14/1998
Pages: 176
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
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Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD
Members Wishing: 1
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"Sammy Keyes isn't looking for trouble when she trains her binoculars on the Heavenly Hotel across the street. So when she spies a man with gloves pawing through a purse, and he sees her, there's only one thing to do--wave. And then maybe tell the police.
But Officer Borsch looks at her like she's some snot-nosed little kid when she does spill her story. Sammy's not about to put up with this. She's a snot-nosed SEVENTH GRADER now, and she knows what she saw. And somehow, she's going to prove it." (back cover)


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