Author: Wendelin Van Draanen
F/P Level: T
AR Level: 4.6
Length: 164 pages
In this mystery, sixth-grader Samantha Keyes witnesses a crime from her grandmother's apartment window. When more break-ins happen in the neighborhood, Sammy becomes determined to find out who is behind the outbreak of crime.
This is the first book in the Sammy Keyes mystery series (15 books to date).
Suggested Reading: From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, The Westing Game