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Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
Katy, Lacey, and Charlotte were outside having a vigorous, wet, and slushy snowball fight and, after that, they were heading to the skating rink. Katy and Lacey were good at ice-skating and Charlotte was waiting for their mom to teach her. It was Charlotte's first time on the rink and their Mom had left to go to the concession stand. It was then that two girls, Sharron and Jacky, swooped into the rink, sped recklessly, and crisscrossed in front of Charlotte. She stopped abruptly and fell hard on her left side. Though it hurt very much, she did not tell their mother. The next day Katy confronted Sharron and asked her to apologize to Charlotte.
It was getting closer to Christmas and their mom was planning to sign up Charlotte for ice-skating classes. They went to Pines Peak Park and their mom left them, promising to be back in two hours after her shopping. As they were sledding, they noticed Sharron going down the hill standing up. The sun was blinding her and snow went onto her face because of the wind. Sharron could not see where she was going! Would Sharron be able to reach the bottom of the hill safely? Let's read on to find out what happened.
Snow Girls: An Unforgettable Event at Pines Peak Park by Irene Petrucci is a beautiful story of family bonding, love, friendship, kindness, sacrifice, and compassion and captures the spirit and essence of the winter season and Christmas beautifully. The way Katy walks in the blizzard to Joe's Mini Market while Lacey stays with Sharron and gives her the strength to keep going is impressive. The colorful illustrations give the story a good pace and movement and make it palpable to young readers. The story has excitement, adventure, action, and conveys good life lesson messages to readers, making it the perfect gift to put under the Christmas tree.