The Fourth of July is on its way, and Abby Hunter has big plans. As president of the Cul-de-sac Kids, she declares "Mailbox Mania" on Blossom Hill Lane. The kids decorate their mailboxes. And choose a judge to vote for the winner!
Before long, the friends are fighting and everyone is upset. Then a mysterious gift shows up in each of their mailboxes. Who hid the presents there? And why?
Beverly Lewis is author of Mountain Bikes and Garbanzo Beans and The Six-Hour Mystery, as well as the Holly’s Heart and SummerHill Secrets series. She has published short stories in many magazines. Beverly lives with her family near her favorite Colorado mountain, Pikes Peak.
Beverly Marie Jones (Lewis) was born in the heart of Amish country—Lancaster, Pennsylvania. At the tender age of nine, she began writing short stories and poetry. Prior to that, she made up lyrics to the "little fingers" piano pieces she learned, at the age of five.
"My mother saved everything I wrote, even the stories I dreamed up during my grade school years," Beverly says.
One such tale is semi-autobiographical, about a young girl whose parents…