Don't call her Matilda. Her name is Matt. And don't even think about getting close to her. She doesn't need anyone. Can't you tell by looking at her, dressed all in black with a spider painted on her face and her ice-cold stare? But most of all, do not bully her. She has been through it all already.
Hannah West is back in an all-new mystery - and this time she's living in the lap of luxury in a mansion on Millionaire's Row in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. When someone starts breaking into homes and doing feng shui, Hannah is immediately intrigued. It all seems innocent at first. But when some small but valuable objects start to disappear from the neighbors' houses, Hannah can't help wondering if there's a connection.
Hannah West may look like any other funky, artistic, street-smart Seattle 12-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.
The Sand Dune High cheerleading squad has gone coed, and not everyone is happy about it. Annisa is psyched when her boyfriend signs up, and stunting with the guys is pretty cool.
Hannah West is not your ordinary twelve-year-old. She's artistic, full of street smarts, and best of all, she's a budding detective. She and her mom are technically homeless, but thanks to a series of house-sitting jobs, they always have a place to stay.
Hannah West - 12-year-old adopted Chinese daughter of Maggie West and aspiring detective - is back on the scene in a third original adventure. Someone is kidnapping canines, and it's got the dog-crazy denizens of funky Fremont - where Hannah and her mom have landed their latest house-sitting gig - all riled up.
The Dish girls are psyched about the seventh-grade class trip! It'll be worth taking a weekend off from Dish to go on a super-cool ski trip with all their friends. But when their nemesis, Angie, plays a prank that goes too far, the girls must confront her - once and for all.