Sammy Keyes Series
Author: Wendelin Van Draanen
Number of Books in Series: 18
Age Group: 9 - 13 years
|Reading Level: ||AR Levels 4.0-5.7|
Lexile® measure 620L-860L
Book 1 Summary: 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.
Sammy Keyes Book List:
The stories are sequential in terms of character development but the main plots are relatively independent in each book. It's probably best to read these in order, but not critical.
Book Sets: Sets of Up to 18 Books
List of Awards:
1998 Edgar Award for Best Children's Mystery
1999 Edgar Award for Best Children's Mystery
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