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The Resource A spy in the house, Y.S. Lee

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, Ying S
Index
no index present
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
  • London (England)
  • Great Britain
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Household employees
  • Sex role
  • Orphans
  • London (England)
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adolescent
Label
A spy in the house, Y.S. Lee
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Mary Quinn mystery"--Cover
Control code
ocn430839049
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
335 p.
Isbn
9780763640675
Lccn
2009032736
System control number
(OCoLC)430839049
Label
A spy in the house, Y.S. Lee
Publication
Note
"A Mary Quinn mystery"--Cover
Control code
ocn430839049
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
335 p.
Isbn
9780763640675
Lccn
2009032736
System control number
(OCoLC)430839049

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