C.A. Hartnell, author
New and revised, author approved edition. Ring the Christmas bell for friendship, fun, mystery, and holiday joy that fill the pages of Wild Winter: Christmas, Clues, and Crooks, the fourth and final volume in a four book series. Help eleven-year-old, All-American kids, Pete and Carol Ann, plan a Christmas pageant to raise money for needy families in their 1950s community of El Monte, California. When money is missing and destruction occurs, can these two friends, and a one-year-old beagle hound, find clues to trap the crafty crooks who are stealing their holiday joy? Are the crooks part of their circle of friends who work at the Dan's Diner bake sale or go with them to Santa's Village located in the local, snow-covered mountains? Ages eight and up will be delighted by this fast-paced, holiday, historical-fiction chapter book that shares the timeless goodness and glory of the first Christmas.