Sammy Keyes and the Dead Giveaway
Sammy accidentally makes a deadly mistake, but all clues point to her nemesis Heather. As Sammy struggles with her conscience, she helps an ailing senior citizen in her fight against urban renewal. Sammy's also dealing with her feelings for Casey, Heather's brother, who she's attending the Farewell Dance with on a "non-date."
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|Grouping Title||sammy keyes and the dead giveaway|
|Grouping Author||wendelin van draanen|
|Grouping Language||English (eng)|
|Last Grouping Update||2020-09-23 04:16:47AM|
|Last Indexed||2020-09-23 04:41:34AM|
|Novelist Primary ISBN||none|
|author||Wendelin Van Draanen|
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|display_description||"The most winning junior detective ever in teen lit. (Take that, Nancy Drew!)" —Midwest Children's Book Review|
The bad news: Sammy's made a deadly mistake.
The good news: No one knows she did it.
The delicious dilemma: Everyone thinks her archenemy Heather is to blame.
Now Heather is in a major jam, and in some ways it's only fair—Heather has pinned more than a few crimes on Sammy. Besides, there are distractions galore to keep Sammy from confessing. Like the end of the school year. And the Farewell Dance. Especially the dance, since she's going with Heather's (dreamy) brother Casey. But Sammy knows the truth has an uncanny way of resurfacing, and when it does, the stench can be more vile than the junior high cafeteria.
The Sammy Keyes mysteries are fast-paced, funny, thoroughly modern, and true whodunits. Each mystery is exciting and dramatic, but it's the drama in Sammy's personal life that keeps readers coming back to see what happens next with her love interest Casey, her soap-star mother, and her mysterious father.
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|title_full||Sammy Keyes and the Dead Giveaway|
|title_short||Sammy Keyes and the Dead Giveaway|
Young Adult Fiction