Sammy Keyes And The Hotel ThiefPaperback - 1998
I mean it's bad enough that she has to live illegally in a seniors-only building with her grandmother while her mother tries to make it as a move star. And worse that she witnessed a burglary in progress--and that the theif saw her. And worse still that nosy neighbor Mrs. Graybill is onto her, and that the thief is after her. But on top of all that, she also manages to make an enemy of the queen of mean at her new school and get suspended on the first day.
Welcome to the wild world of Sammy Keyes!
Praise for the Sammy Keyes series:
"Sammy Keyes is feisty, fearless, and funny. A top-notch investigator!" -- New York Times bestselling author Sue Grafton
"The sleuth delights from start to finish. Keep your binoculars trained on Sammy Keyes." -- Publishers Weekly
"Sammy Keyes is the hottest sleuth to appear in children's books since Nancy Drew."-- The Boston Globe
From Library Staff
Thirteen-year-old Sammy's penchant for speaking her mind gets her in trouble when she involves herself in the investigation of a robbery at the "seedy" hotel across the street from the seniors' building where she is living with her grandmother.
CRRL_RachelP Jul 03, 2017
The first adventure of Sammy Keyes, a spunky girl detective who finds herself in the middle of lots of wacky situations while searching for the identity of a hotel thief.
Sammy Keyes likes to speak her mind, which gets the thirteen-year-old into trouble after she joins a robbery investigation taking place across from her grandmother's.
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