Reading stories about winter adventures can help you beat the summer heat!

The long, hot, and muggy days of summer are upon us. The idea of lying on the beach or by the pool with a tropical-themed book sounds enticing but doesn’t do anything to turn down the heat. Let’s face it, most kids don’t equate pools, lakes, or oceans with reading anyway.

When temperatures rise and “it’s hot” is a common refrain, it’s the perfect time to cool off with these three youth mystery novels from The Happy Hollisters Series! These entries in the series take their protagonists on exciting winter adventures.

Cool Winter Adventures for Hot Summer Days

One of the nicest (and most convenient) things about book collections is they make it super easy to find just the title a young reader is looking for. The more quickly the right book can be found, the better the odds your child will soon be excitedly reading it.

If you’re looking for a good way to help your kids creatively beat the heat, these chilly reads from The Happy Hollisters Winter Break Collection are sure to do the trick.

  • The Happy Hollisters at Snowflake Camp. After seeing their grandparents on TV promoting their Canadian winter resort, the Hollister children arrange a Thanksgiving vacation to enjoy the annual Trappers’ Carnival. Their winter adventures include fun skiing and dog sledding and, yes, they get to solve a mystery involving their teacher, her brother, and some missing Eskimo pups.
  • The Happy Hollisters and the Trading Post Mystery. When Sue’s donkey arrives with a note attached to its halter signed by the mysterious “Y.I.F.,” a two-mystery adventure ensues. As the Christmas holiday nears, a holiday reindeer display is stolen from The Trading Post, and the kids set off to find it, wondering if the disappearance a connection to the donkey’s arrival.
  • The Happy Hollisters and the Ice Carnival Mystery. A wonderful winter adventure story that introduces young readers to a different way of life. In this cold-weather tale, the Hollisters head to Winter Carnival in Quebec to solve the mystery of their missing Christmas gift—a French Canadian cariole sleigh—and its maker.

Indulge in Mysteries and Adventures with The Happy Hollisters Series

One of the most rewarding aspects of raising a child is teaching them the love of reading. Each of these cool summer reading mystery novels is filled with winter adventures that will hold your child’s interest and make them forget about the heat.

Learn more about The Happy Hollisters Winter Break collection or join The Happy Hollisters Book Club today to help your children or grandchildren begin their adventures with The Happy Hollisters.