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A spy in the house, Y.S. Lee

Label
A spy in the house
Title
A spy in the house
Statement of responsibility
Y.S. Lee
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Rescued from the gallows in 1850s London, young orphan and thief Mary Quinn is offered a place at Miss Scrimshaw's Academy for Girls where she is trained to be part of an all-female investigative unit called The Agency and, at age seventeen, she infiltrates a rich merchant's home in hopes of tracing his missing cargo ships
Member of
Summary
Mary graduates from Miss Scrimshaw's Academy for Girls with admirable skills, including being an undercover investigator. Working in the guise of a lady's companion, she infiltrates a merchant's home to try to trace his missing cargo ships. She then finds that that household is full of dangerous secrets.
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • John Spray Mystery Award (Canada), 2011.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2015.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
346540
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1974-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lee, Y. S.
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
HL 680
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.L591173
LC item number
Spy 2010
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
680
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
The Agency
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mystery and detective stories
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Household employees
  • Sex role
  • Orphans
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Household employees
  • Sex role
  • Orphans
  • London (England)
  • Great Britain
  • London (England)
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adolescent
Label
A spy in the house, Y.S. Lee
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published in Great Britain in 2009 by Walker Books
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21005665
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780763640675
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009032736
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780763640675
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn430839049
  • (OCoLC)430839049
Label
A spy in the house, Y.S. Lee
Publication
Note
First published in Great Britain in 2009 by Walker Books
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21005665
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780763640675
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009032736
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780763640675
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn430839049
  • (OCoLC)430839049

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