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Hannah West in Deep Water (Hannah West)
by Linda Johns (Goodreads Author)
Hannah West may look like any other funky, artistic, street-smart Seattle twelve-year-old, but there's more to her than meets the eye. In addition to being a detective, adopted, and having a sixth sense for bus schedules, Hannah's also homeless, a fact that she and her single mom deal with by moving from one house-sitting job to the next. This time, they're taking care of ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published October 5th 2006 by Puffin Books
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This was a buddy-read with my 10-year-old grand niece who received an autographed copy of this paperback from a friend. My niece was never captivated at all by the storyline. Maybe the book is more fully appreciated on a regional (Seattle, WA) basis. As an adult reader I enjoyed the information on Archipelago of Tui Tui and also the brief history of Interlaken Park. I was somewhat puzzled with the sprinkle of branding throughout the novel (i.e., TalkingRain bottle, Nalgene water bottles from REI ...more
Nov 08, 2007 Jennifer rated it really liked it
This book is written by a local author who just happens to work at SPL. It is a short chapter book involving a local tween sleuth who is house sitting on Portage Bay with her mom on a house boat. The mystery involves polluting the water, who would do such a thing? The main character was born in China, but was adopted as a baby by her single mom and now lives in Seattle. Good characters, good environmental stuff, definite tween appeal, even younger, and it is in a series. Definitely would recomme ...more
This is a mid-grade mystery series starring 12 year-old Hannah West. Hannah and her mother would be homeless if it wasn't for their job: house-sitting. In this book the mother and daughter are living on a houseboat in Portage Bay where a television crew are shooting a movie. Things get mysterious when dead fish start to appear in the water and Hannah goes into sleuth mode..
Librarian at the Seattle Public Library's downtown library (in the Fiction Department) and a children's book author.More about Linda Johns...
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