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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart PL - The Third Place Teen Library TF LEE y.s. agency bk.1 (Text) 840191001915083 Teen - Fiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle F LEE (Text) 39231033473170 Young Adult Fiction Collection Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library HIS LEE YA (THE AGENCY) 1 (Text) 39206021094410 Teen Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780763652890
  • Physical Description: 335 pages ; 21cm.
  • Edition: First U.S. paperback edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, MA : Candlewick Press, 2011.

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Summary, etc.:
Rescued from the gallows in 1850s London, young orphan (and thief) Mary Quinn is surprised to be offered a singular education, instruction in fine manners — and an unusual vocation. Miss Scrimshaw’s Academy for Girls is a cover for an all-female investigative unit called The Agency, and at seventeen, Mary is about to put her training to the test. Assuming the guise of a lady’s companion, she must infiltrate a rich merchant’s home in hopes of tracing his missing cargo ships. But the household is full of dangerous deceptions, and there is no one to trust — or is there? Packed with action and suspense, banter and romance, and evoking the gritty backstreets of Victorian London, this breezy mystery debuts a daring young detective who lives by her wits while uncovering secrets — including those of her own past.
Target Audience Note:
HL 680 Lexile.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.
Young adult fiction.

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