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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, Y. S.
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 680
  • Young Adult
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • MG+
  • 6-8
  • Grades 5-8
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
Reading level
  • 5.1
  • 5.2
  • 5.1
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
The Agency
Series volume
0001
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
  • Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Household employees
  • Sex role
  • Orphans
  • London (England)
  • Great Britain
  • Mystery and detective stories
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Household employees
  • Sex role
  • Orphans
  • London (England)
  • Great Britain
  • Household employees
  • Orphans
  • Sex role
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • England
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adolescent
Label
A spy in the house, Y.S. Lee
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes an excerpt from "The Agency: The body at the tower.'
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
ocn914290141
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780763687489
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)914290141
Label
A spy in the house, Y.S. Lee
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes an excerpt from "The Agency: The body at the tower.'
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
ocn914290141
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780763687489
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)914290141

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