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Hooray for Hollywood? The saucy sleuth Sammy Keyes discovers otherwise in this spirited mystery.

When Sammy's mother dumped her with Grams to go to Hollywood and become a star, Sammy dealt with it. But when she discovers that Lady Lana has changed her name, dyed her hair, and shaved 10 years off her age, Sammy hops a bus to Hollywood and finds her mom in deeper trouble than she expected. One of Lana's biggest competitors is found dead in the room next door. Is Sammy's mother the next victim...or the prime suspect?

©2001 Wendelin Van Draanen Parsons (P)2001 Live Oak Media

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"Tara Sands skillfully takes the characters beyond the mundane through her impressive ability to speak in many voices - supercilious, sarcastic, and sincere. While delivering nonstop action, she underscores the notion that strength and beauty of character are more than skin deep." (AudioFile)
"Van Draanen injects some weighty social commentary into the plot's clever suspense, creating well-rounded secondary characters while she develops Sammy into an intelligent, gutsy, flawed, and utterly likable heroine." (Booklist)

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fantastic thriller

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Sammy Keyes and the Hollywood Mummy is a fantastic thriller for children - my daughter recommends this book to any child who loves good mysteries. This book is a tense, edge of the seat kind of story - intact she insists it is one of the best books she's ever listened to.