b'Jem and the Golden Reward Jems Wild WinterSusan K. Marlow Susan K. MarlowGOLDTOWN BEGINNINGS #5 GOLDTOWN BEGINNINGS #6N o one really knows where Jems beloved dog, Nugget, cameW inter in Goldtown, California, is rarely harsh. But this year from when Strike-it-rich Sam found him. Jem doesnt care;snow covers the whole area. No one can get out to pan for he just knows he loves his pup. But now missing dog posters aregold in the icy creek for weeks on end. Then the weather turns going up around townand the dog looks just like Nugget! warmer and flooding threatens to wash away the towns tentsItturnsoutthepoochisagoldenretriever,abrand-newincluding the Coulters tent!breed thats very rare. A rich man from Scotland was visiting SanTheres never been a winter like this in all Jems eight years. Francisco when one of his dogs was lost in the mountains aboveAftertheflooding,anewstormdumpstwofeetofsnowon Goldtown. Theres a reward for the dogs returnand mean WillGoldtown. That means all the wild critters are coming down to the Sterling wants the money. low country looking for food to stay alive. It isnt all bad, thoughJem is desperate to keep his furry best friend, and hes sureanimals mean Pa can put out a trapline to make some money for Nugget wants to stay with him too. But when he tries to hide out inthe family. Jem goes along to help with the traps. But a sudden the woods, he has no idea of the danger that awaits them.storm leaves them both stranded in the wilderness. What if they cant make it out of the mountains and back home in time?UNIQUE SELLING POINTS SusanK.Marlow is always on the lookout for a new story, whether shes writing books, teaching writing workshops, or shar- Historical fiction during Americas gold rush, perfect for ing what shes learned as a homeschooling mom. Also the author early readers of the Circle C Adventures series and the Circle C BeginningsIllustrations in every chapter series, Susan enjoys relaxing on her fourteen-acre homestead inCompletes the Goldtown Beginnings series the great state of Washington.RELATED TITLESGOLDEN REWARDWILD WINTER978-0-8254-4629-0$5.99 978-0-8254-4630-6$5.99Paperback5.25 x 880 pages Paperback5.25 x 880 pagesJUVENILE FICTION / Historical / UnitedJUVENILE FICTION / Historical / United States / 19th Century States / 19th CenturyKregel PublicationsRights: World Kregel PublicationsRights: WorldSeptember 15, 2020 September 15, 2020 Jem Strikes Gold Jem and the Mystery Thief ISBN 978-0-8254-4629-0 ISBN 978-0-8254-4630-6978-0-8254-4625-2$5.99 978-0-8254-4627-6$5.999 780825 446290 9 780825 446306www.kregel.com 25'