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Sammy Keyes and the Wild Things

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Sammy Keyes trades in her hightops for hiking boots—and winds up with blisters.

This is not the summer camping trip of Sammy's dreams. She imagined shady glades, meandering streams, a deer or two. What she gets are scrubby shrubs, blazing sun, rattlesnakes, ticks, and scorpions. Her fellow campers are desperate to catch a rare glimpse of an endangered condor. To Sammy, the trip is nothing more than the painful in pursuit of the unspeakably ugly.

But when she and two other girls find an injured condor, Sammy's intrigued at last. As they track down a clue, they stumble onto two classmates and wind up lost. Which leaves three girls and two boys in a canyon with one tent and six billion biting flies. Oh—and an armed and dangerous highstakes poacher.

S'mores anyone?

From the Hardcover edition.

Synopsis:

THIS IS NOT the summer camping trip of Sammy’s dreams. She imagined shade, streams, a deer or two. But she winds up in a phony forest with scrubby shrubs, blazing sun, rattlesnakes, and scorpions. Her fellow campers are desperate to catch a rare glimpse of an endangered condor in the wild. Sammy’s seen enough—that bird is ugly!

But when she and two other girls find an injured condor, Sammy’s intrigued. The girls stray away from their group to track down a clue, but instead stumble onto two classmates and wind up lost. Which leaves three girls and two boys in the middle of a canyon with one tent and six billion biting flies. Oh—and an armed and dangerous high-stakes poacher.

S’mores, anyone?

Synopsis:

While on her first hiking and camping trip, thirteen-year-old Sammy tries to solve a mystery involving endangered condors while avoiding scorpions, ticks, and embarrassment.

About the Author

Wendelin Van Draanen was a teacher for many years before turning to writing full time. She lives in Central California with ther husband and two sons.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780375892196
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
Calligrapher:
Biggs, Brian
Author:
Draanen, Wendelin Van
Author:
Van Draanen, Wendelin
Author:
Wendelin Van Draanen
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Humorous Stories
Subject:
Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
Subject:
Southwest, new
Subject:
Mystery and detective stories
Subject:
Mysteries & Detective Stories
Subject:
Audio Books-Children s
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Subject:
Children s Middle Readers-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-General
Subject:
Children s-Mystery
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20081209
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Grade Level:
5-8
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Age Level:
10-13

Related Subjects

Children's » General
Children's » Humor
Children's » Science and Nature » Environmental Fiction
Children's » Sports and Outdoors » Sports Fiction » Camping and Outdoor Activities

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Product details 304 pages Random House Children's Books - English 9780375892196 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , THIS IS NOT the summer camping trip of Sammy’s dreams. She imagined shade, streams, a deer or two. But she winds up in a phony forest with scrubby shrubs, blazing sun, rattlesnakes, and scorpions. Her fellow campers are desperate to catch a rare glimpse of an endangered condor in the wild. Sammy’s seen enough—that bird is ugly!

But when she and two other girls find an injured condor, Sammy’s intrigued. The girls stray away from their group to track down a clue, but instead stumble onto two classmates and wind up lost. Which leaves three girls and two boys in the middle of a canyon with one tent and six billion biting flies. Oh—and an armed and dangerous high-stakes poacher.

S’mores, anyone?

"Synopsis" by , While on her first hiking and camping trip, thirteen-year-old Sammy tries to solve a mystery involving endangered condors while avoiding scorpions, ticks, and embarrassment.
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