Sammy Keyes and the Skeleton Man (Paperback)

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This Halloween is more than just tricks and treats--it's deadly serious.

It was supposed to be a simple ding-dong ditch. A dare to give them bragging rights. But as Sammy and her friends sneak up to the spookiest house in town, they get scared witless by a skeleton, and then witness something frightening enough to make even Sammy scream.

Things have taken a scary turn at school, too, with horrible Heather spreading embarrassing rumors about Sammy. Sammy devises a plan to expose her, but it's going to take a deceptive disguise, some good friends, and a lot of guts to pull it off...


Praise for the Sammy Keyes series:

"If Kinsey Millhone ever hires a junior partner, Sammy Keyes will be the first candidate on the list. She's 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

"The most winning junior detective ever in teen lit. (Take that, Nancy Drew )" --Midwest Children's Book Review

About the Author


WENDELIN VAN DRAANEN was a classroom teacher for many years before becoming a full-time writer. The books in the Sammy Keyes mystery series have been embraced by critics and readers alike, with Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief receiving the Edgar Allan Poe Award for best children's mystery. Wendelin is also the author of many award-winning novels, including Flipped, The Running Dream, Runaway, Confessions of a Serial Kisser, Swear to Howdy, The Secret Life of Lincoln Jones, and Wild Bird. You can find her online at WendelinVanDraanen.com and @WendelinVanD, and you can follow Sammy Keyes on Facebook.

Praise For…


"Artfully throwing in clues, red herrings, and well-timed revelations, Van Draanen keeps her heroine on the hop...Sammy is as resourceful and tough as ever, and the breathless pace of this adventure will rivet readers from page one."--Kirkus Reviews

Product Details
ISBN: 9780375800542
ISBN-10: 0375800549
Publisher: Random House (NY)
Publication Date: April 20th, 1999
Pages: 176
Language: English
Series: Sammy Keyes (Quality)