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Jaffe, Michelle. 
New York : HarperTeen, 2007
ISBN 0060781106
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Jasmine does not want to go on summer vacation with her family to Las Vegas.  She would rather stay home and take the perfect offer of a police internship. Jasmine has always wanted to be a detective, well at least since she was in first grade, and she has had plenty of practice dusting for fingerprints with her eye shadow.  Her father thinks she is a trouble magnet and he thinks it wiser that she goes with the family where he can keep his eyes on her.  Little does he know that Jasmine can find a mystery to solve wherever she is.  And she does.  She soon meets at the luxury hotel an eight-year-old boy and his famous actress/model/ mother, Fiona.  Fiona is trying to keep a low profile since her business manager was murdered and her disappearing husband was accused of his death. Reinforcements arrive to help Jasmine.  Jas's comical best friends come from LA come to join her adventure and they all attempt to solve the murder and to help her avoid getting into too much trouble.  Needless to say, her father is right.  Jasmine is a “trouble magnet.”  Read Bad Kitty to find out how Jas avoids being arrested and solves the mystery of who murdered Len Phillips, the business manager.  (Mary M. Silgals, Trident Academy, for South Carolina Young Adult Book Awards, 2008-2009)
SUBJECTS:      Murder -- Fiction.
                         Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Fiction.
                         Racially mixed people -- Fiction.
                         Humorous stories.
                         Mystery and detective stories.

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