The Stolen Sapphire: A Samantha Mystery (American Girl)

by Sarah M Buckey

Other authorsJean Paul Tibbles (Illustrator)
Paperback, 2006

Status

Check shelf

Call number

J AG ASa 1904

Publication

Amer Girl (2006), 192 pages

Description

When an archaeologist's priceless jewel goes missing during a 1906 ocean liner voyage to Europe, eleven-year-old Samantha tries to discover which of the first-class passengers is the thief. Includes French glossary and historical information on travel and archaeology in the early twentieth century.

Local notes

1711-028

User reviews

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Samantha and Nelly are both excited to be cruising to Europe with Grandmary and the Admiral, even though their trip will skip Ireland in pursuit of England and France. Their French tutor is wonderful, so they're very upset when she is suspected of stealing. Nelly doesn't believe it for a second,
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and is hurt by Samantha's doubt, so both girls work together and solve the mystery of who really took the Blue Star Sapphire. When they solve it and clear their tutor, Grandmary and the Admiral reward them by adding Ireland to the agenda.
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Awards

Edgar Award (Nominee — Juvenile — 2007)
Iowa Children's Choice Award (Nominee — 2009)

Language

Original language

English

Original publication date

2006

Physical description

192 p.; 5.13 inches

ISBN

1593690991 / 9781593690991

UPC

723232090990

Barcode

34747000082632

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