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Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief by Wendelin Van Draanen

Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief

  • Paperback $7.99

    Aug 18, 1998 | 192 Pages | Middle Grade (10 and up)

  • Ebook $7.99

    Sep 09, 2003 | 192 Pages | Middle Grade (10 and up)

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Praise

Praise for the Sammy Keyes series:
 
“Van Draanen offers such an explosive combination of high-stakes sleuthing, hilarity, and breathlessly paced action that it’s impossible to turn the pages fast enough.” —Kirkus Reviews

“There’s no stopping Sammy.”—Publishers Weekly

“An intelligent, gutsy, flawed, and utterly likable heroine.”—Booklist

“Move over, Nancy Drew—a new sleuth is on the scene.”—Girls’ Life

“Think a combination of Carl Hiaasen’s Flush and Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum books and you’ll be right on target.” —School Library Journal

“A high-quality, high-amp mystery series.” —The Horn Book
 
“This funny, clever series is NOT for kids only. I challenge the most seasoned mystery reader to guess ‘who done it.’” —Cozies, Capers, and Crimes
 
“Sammy Keyes comes armed with attitude.” —Orlando Sentinel

“Sammy doesn’t find mysteries to solve—they find her.” —Arizona Republic

“Humor, romance and adventure; this story is an absolute blast.” —Chicago Tribune
 
“If you haven’t met Sammy Keyes yet, now is the time.” —Children’s Literature

Awards

Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Juvenile Novel WINNER 1999

Arizona Young Readers Master List SELECTION 2001

Bank Street College Best Children’s Book of the Year SELECTION 2003

Connecticut Nutmeg Children’s Book Master List SELECTION 2001

Florida Sunshine State Book Master List SELECTION 2001

Illinois Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Master List SELECTION 2002

Indiana Young Hoosier Master List SELECTION 2002

Maryland Children’s Book Award SELECTION 2000

New Jersey Garden State Children’s Book Master List SELECTION 2000

Pennsylvania Young Reader’s Choice Award SELECTION 2001

Tennessee Volunteer State Book Master List SELECTION 2001

Utah Children’s Book Award SELECTION 2000

Virginia Young Readers Program Master List SELECTION 2000

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