Ages 9 to 13. When Jack is stolen away by the Snow Queen, his best friend Hazel enters a dangerous, magical forest to bring him back home.
Set in New York City during the Christmas holidays, Dash rummages through his favorite bookstore and comes upon a moleskin notebook tucked into his favorite section. Inside is a dare that, should he rise to the challenge, will set off a series of scavenger hunts throughout the city that culminates with him meeting fellow New Yorker Lily.
When Evan's childhood friend, Lucy, visits over Christmas break, he wonders why her behavior has changed so radically.