Whether you're in for a blustery winter or wish your area had more snow in the forecast, we've rounded up snow-themed books to get your fill.
From surviving a snow storm to characters experiencing their first sight of the magical fluff, find yourself within the pages of a winter wonderland (or blizzard nightmare).
A Dragon Master named Mina arrives at the castle. She tells Drake and his friends that her kingdom in the Far North Lands was attacked by a magical Ice Giant. Everything there was frozen -- but Mina escaped! Only a fire dragon can unfreeze her land and defeat the terrible Ice Giant. But Rori and Vulcan are no longer at the castle! Can the Dragon Masters find them in time to help their new friend?
What's better than one deliciously cozy, swoon-worthy holiday story? Four of them, from some of today's bestselling authors.
From Kasie West, a snowy road trip takes an unexpected detour when secrets and crushes are revealed. From Aimee Friedman, a Hanukkah miracle may just happen when a Jewish girl working as a department store elf finds love. From Melissa de la Cruz, Christmas Eve gets a plot twist when a high school couple exchange surprising presents. From Nic Stone, a scavenger hunt amid the holiday crowds at an airport turns totally romantic. So grab a mug of hot cocoa, snuggle up, and get ready to fall in love...
Eleven-year-old John Hale has already survived one brutal Dakota winter, and now he's about to experience one of the deadliest blizzards in American history. The storm of 1888 was a monster, a frozen hurricane that slammed into America's midwest without warning. Within hours, America's prairie would be buried under ten feet of snow. Hundreds would be dead, thousands terrified and lost and freezing.
John never wanted to move to the wide-open prairie. He's a city kid, not a tough pioneer! But his inner strength is seriously tested when he finds himself trapped in the blinding snow, the wind like a giant crushing hammer, pounding him over and over again. Will John ever find his way home?
Not long ago, Clifford the Small Red Puppy experienced his first autumn. Now he leaps into his first winter with fluffy white snow, a sled ride, and exciting winter fun. Emily Elizabeth recalls a snowy day when Clifford was a puppy. He went sledding in her boot, was rescued from the ice by a hockey player, and helped build a snowman.
Maddie thought she and Logan would be friends forever. But when your dad is a Secret Service agent and your best friend is the president's son, sometimes life has other plans. Before she knows it, Maddie's dad is dragging her to a cabin in the middle of the Alaskan wilderness. No phone. No Internet. And not a single word from Logan. Maddie tells herself it's okay. After all, she's the most popular girl for twenty miles in any direction. (She's also the only girl for twenty miles in any direction.) She has wood to cut and weapons to bedazzle. Her life is full.
Until Logan shows up six years later...
And Maddie wants to kill him.
But before that can happen, an assailant appears out of nowhere, knocking Maddie off a cliff and dragging Logan to some unknown fate. Maddie knows she could turn back and get help. But the weather is turning, and the terrain will only get more treacherous, the animals more deadly.
Maddie still really wants to kill Logan. But she has to save him first.
Brrrrrrrr. This fairy tale is FREEZING! Even though my brother and I had decided to stay away from the magic mirror, our puppy had other plans -- he bounded right in. What choice did we have but to go in after him? When we land in a winter wonderland, we realize we must be in the story of The Snow Queen. And this fairy tale is nothing like the movie. This Snow Queen is super-mean, and she turns our dog into an ice sculpture! To get home we'll have to - Defrost our furry friend - Ride a very chatty reindeer- Learn to ice-skate - Escape from a band of robbers. And if we're not careful . . . we could end up frozen ourselves!
Little Penguin Pip-Pip would love to join in with all his friends swimming in the sea, but there's just one problem: He's scared of water. Can Pip-Pip overcome his fears and finally take the plunge? This irresistible story shows that sometimes all it takes is a little bit of encouragement, and a whole lot of heart, to finally make that leap and be brave!
Arthur is excited to enjoy a snow day with his friends at the big hill. But because his little sister D.W. is too small, he has to wait for the snow plow to come by first. Arthur waits so long, his friends have finished sledding! Will Arthur's snow day get any better?
As the rest of the town settles in to bed, one man, his dog, and a trusty snowplow get ready for a night's work. Follow them through slick roads and swirling drifts in this sweet, rhyming book by Deborah Bruss and New York Times bestselling illustrators Lou Fancher and Steve Johnson.