Sammy Keyes and the Showdown in Sin City by Wendelin Van Draanen. A Sammy Keyes Mystery.
Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: January 2013
List Price: $16.99
Review: Adventure, mystery, and humorous are three words that describe this outstanding book. This book is Sammy Keyes and the Showdown in Sin City, by Wendelin Van Draanen. This is a book that is part of a series, and the series is called Sammy Keyes. As you are reading you will witness the extraordinary things that Sammy Keyes will do to find out answers to all her questions.
Sammy Keyes is nonstop in solving mysteries, but when it comes to solving mysteries in her own life there are some problems. She still has a bunch of questions not even close to being answered. Some questions are, who is my dad, is my mom really gong to marry my boyfriend's dad, how long is it going to be until someone finds out I'm living in my grandmother's room in a seniors- only building. Now, during an insane weekend in Las Vegas, Sammy Keyes just might find out the answers to all her questions. Will Sammy Keyes finally find out the answers to her questions?
Sammy Keyes and the Showdown in Sin City has individual characters that made me want to keep reading. It teaches you how to solve mysteries, while adding some twists and turns on the way. Some ways it teaches you how to solve mysteries is that, you should ask people if they have seen or heard about anything that you are looking for. This book is for all audiences, but someone who is really in a problem and needs to figure some things out will especially appreciate the extremely intelligent information this book issues. Sammy Keyes and the Showdown in Sin City deserves five stars because it is full of action that will make you want to keep reading.
Review written by Katie (6th grade student).
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