Young Whit and the Traitor's Treasure (#01 in Young Whit (Pre Adventures In Odyssey) Series)
:This Odyssey book series explores the history of the much-loved character John Avery Whittaker. The series introduces newcomers to the larger world of Odyssey. For readers who are already Odyssey-philes, the novels provide the history of the franchise's most important...
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:This Odyssey book series explores the history of the much-loved character John Avery Whittaker. The series introduces newcomers to the larger world of Odyssey. For readers who are already Odyssey-philes, the novels provide the history of the franchise's most important character.
Whit and his family (father, Harold; stepmother, Fiona; half-sister, Charlie) have just moved to Provenance, NC, in the middle of the Great Depression. Harold will be teaching at nearby Duke University. Not-quite-10-year-old Johnny soon makes a friend in Emmy, who lives across the street and joins him in his adventures. At his new school, he encounters a bully who makes his life miserable, and he makes a new friend in Huck, the custodian. Both of them play key roles in the mysteries and action.
The central mystery in book 1 involves Confederate gold missing since the end of the Civil War and the question of whether Johnny's ancestor was the coward and thief who stole it, as everyone believes.
Lollar is the co-creator of Adventures in Odyssey, the phenomenally successful radio program thatis heard daily on more than 1,600 stations worldwide. He is also a writer, director, and consultant for the hit comedy radio series Jungle Jam and Friends and also for the Nickelodeon/Jim Henson television series, The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss, twicw-nominated for the prestigious Emmy Award for Outstanding Children's Series.
DAVE ARNOLD is executive producer for Focus on the Family Radio Theatre and Adventures in Odyssey (AIO). As one of the original members of the AIO staff, Mr. Arnold has been involved in every facet of the radio drama process, including sound design (over 150 episodes of AIO), writing, directing, voice-over, and production (Radio Theatre's