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Van Draanen, Wendelin

Overview
Works: 175 works in 691 publications in 3 languages and 67,327 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Detective and mystery stories  Young adult works  Film adaptations  Spy stories 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.V2857, [FIC]
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Publications about Wendelin Van Draanen
Publications by Wendelin Van Draanen
Most widely held works about Wendelin Van Draanen
 
Most widely held works by Wendelin Van Draanen
Secret identity by Wendelin Van Draanen( Book )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 4,097 libraries worldwide
Fifth-grader Nolan Byrd, tired of being called names by the class bully, has a secret identity--Shredderman!
Enemy spy by Wendelin Van Draanen( Book )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 3,899 libraries worldwide
When Nolan witnesses a serious crime, he realizes he may not be able to hide behind his Shredderman identity this time
Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen( Book )
27 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 3,719 libraries worldwide
In alternating chapters, two teenagers describe how their feelings about themselves, each other, and their families have changed over the years
Attack of the tagger by Wendelin Van Draanen( Book )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 3,545 libraries worldwide
Someone is spray-painting graffiti all over Cedar Valley and it is up to fifth-grader Nolan Byrd, also known as Shredderman, to expose the vandal
Meet The Gecko by Wendelin Van Draanen( Book )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 3,535 libraries worldwide
Nolan Byrd, alias Shredderman, sets out to help the young star of his favorite television show expose a slanderous reporter
Sammy Keyes and the hotel thief by Wendelin Van Draanen( Book )
23 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,670 libraries worldwide
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
The running dream by Wendelin Van Draanen( Book )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 2,629 libraries worldwide
When a school bus accident leaves sixteen-year-old Jessica an amputee, she returns to school with a prosthetic limb and her track team finds a wonderful way to help rekindle her dream of running again
Sammy Keyes and the skeleton man by Wendelin Van Draanen( Book )
22 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 1,935 libraries worldwide
On Halloween night, seventh grader Sammy stumbles onto a mystery involving a twenty-year-old family feud and some heirlooms stolen by a man in a skeleton costume
Sammy Keyes and the Sisters of Mercy by Wendelin Van Draanen( Book )
20 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,911 libraries worldwide
Sammy continues to make life with her grandmother interesting as she tries to discover who is stealing from St. Mary's church, befriends a homeless girl, and plays in a softball tournament against a bitter rival
Sammy Keyes and the Hollywood mummy by Wendelin Van Draanen( Book )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,853 libraries worldwide
A Hollywood actress, who had been competing with Sammy's mother for an important role, is murdered, but thirteen-year-old Sammy and her friend Marissa are on the case
Swear to howdy by Wendelin Van Draanen( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,837 libraries worldwide
Two thirteen-year-old boys share neighborhood adventures, complaints about their older sisters, family secrets, and even guilt that bind them together in a special friendship
Sammy Keyes and the curse of Moustache Mary by Wendelin Van Draanen( Book )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,810 libraries worldwide
While celebrating the New Year with a friend, Sammy encounters a mystery involving an elderly neighbor, a pioneer cabin, and a century-old family feud
Sammy Keyes and the search for Snake Eyes by Wendelin Van Draanen( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,719 libraries worldwide
When thirteen-year-old Sammy finds herself with an abandoned baby on her hands, she sets out to find the young mother, who may belong to a gang, and accidentally jeopardizes her position on the softball team
Sammy Keyes and the runaway elf by Wendelin Van Draanen( Book )
20 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,713 libraries worldwide
After a dog she is watching disappears from a city parade and the owner receives a ransom note, thirteen-year-old Sammy must use her detective skills to solve the mystery
Sammy Keyes and the art of deception by Wendelin Van Draanen( Book )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,689 libraries worldwide
Seventh-grade sleuth Sammy Keyes investigates mysterious happenings at a local art gallery
Sammy Keyes and the psycho Kitty Queen by Wendelin Van Draanen( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,524 libraries worldwide
When cats begin to mysteriously disappear in Santa Martina, thirteen-year-old friends Sammy and Holly start snooping around town to find out what is happening
Sammy Keyes and the dead giveaway by Wendelin Van Draanen( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,497 libraries worldwide
While investigating why someone is trying to force people from their homes to expand a recreation center, Sammy is distracted by the lies she must tell to cover an accident she caused, but which was blamed on her nemesis, Heather
Runaway by Wendelin Van Draanen( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,495 libraries worldwide
After running away from her fifth foster home, Holly, a twelve-year-old orphan, travels across the country, keeping a journal of her experiences and struggle to survive
Sammy Keyes and the wild things by Wendelin Van Draanen( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,372 libraries worldwide
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
Sammy Keyes and the cold hard cash by Wendelin Van Draanen( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,349 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Sammy meets a mysterious man who dies of a heart attack after telling her to get rid of the large amount of money he is carrying, leading her to investigate who the man was and how he came to be carrying so much cash
 
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Alternative Names
Draanen Parsons, Wendelin Van.
Draanen, Wendelin van
Draanen, Wendelin van 1965-
Parsons, Wendelin Van Draanen.
Parsons, Wendelin Van Draanen 1965-
V. ドラーネン, ウェンデリン
Van Draanen Parsons, Wendelin
VanDraanen, Wendelin 1965-
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