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Congratulations to The Winners of C.A. Hartnell’s “Adventurous Authors” Short Story Contest!

2019-10-16T21:26:30+00:00October 16th, 2019|Carol Ann’s Adventures, News, Press|

C.A. Hartnell announced the winners of her “Adventurous Authors” short story contest partnership with the Clark County School District. Thank you to everyone who participated and to the top three schools with the most submissions: James E & A Rae Smalley Elementary – 112 submissions Jim Thorpe Elementary – 46 submissions Joseph L. Bowler Sr. Elementary

Childhood Memories from Disneyland

2019-07-18T18:57:22+00:00July 18th, 2019|Carol Ann’s Adventures|

Disneyland opened on July 17, 1955! Bands marched on Main Street past cute shops ready for business while Walt Disney and many important guests made speeches. The rides were ready and excitement filled the air. What a special day it was! This old photo of Granny Catherine, my sisters, and me (on the right) was

IN THE NEWS: C.A. Hartnell Donates Fully Restored 1937 Ford Custom, “Hawk’s Ride,”

2019-07-17T22:04:40+00:00July 17th, 2019|News, Press|

LAS VEGAS (PRWEB) JULY 17, 2019 Children’s Author and Philanthropist C.A. Hartnell donated her fully restored 1937 Ford custom, “Hawk’s Ride,” to nonprofit, My Possibilities in Plano, Texas. My Possibilities is a Plano-based for-cause 501c(3) organization that serves as the pioneering leader in vocational education for adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities throughout North Texas. To present the donation, Hartnell

Hawk’s Ride Home: Route 66

2019-06-28T20:29:16+00:00June 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|

  CA Hartnell recently traveled Route 66 with My Possibilities, taking Hawk's Ride to its new home in Texas. The journey was filled with laughs, car shows, and endless smiles! Both Hawk's Ride & Route 66 were invaluable inspirations to CA Hartnell while she wrote her 1950s kids book series: The Adventures of

June 28 is National Alaska Day!

2019-06-28T20:14:30+00:00June 28th, 2019|Posts From C.A. Hartnell|

National Alaska Day is June 28, so here are some photos from an Alaska Cruise I took in September 2017 with my sister, Gail, and friends. I’m standing on a dock in Ketchikan, Alaska, with its harbor in the background. Check out the cruise ship in my sunglasses! Alaska is a spectacular place to visit!

BlueInk Review: The 1950s Adventures of Pete and Carol Ann

2019-06-18T19:18:37+00:00June 14th, 2019|News|

Scary Spring- BlueInk Review In C.A. Hartnell’s first book of a middle-grade series set in the 1950s, 11-year-old Carol Ann is terrified of catching the deadly polio virus—and of getting shots. Carol Ann is familiar with the terrible effects of polio: Some of her family members are polio survivors, as is a teenage boy she

Mystery On The Beach

2019-06-10T22:08:04+00:00June 10th, 2019|Carol Ann’s Adventures|

On a recent trip to Mexico with friends, we cruised on their boat around the Sea of Cortez. One afternoon we anchored off of this lovely beach, one of hundreds in this area. We went ashore to explore and take in the scenery. This particular beach had lots of vegetation that looked more like a

Check Out My Summer Book Bundle!

2019-05-30T19:36:09+00:00May 30th, 2019|Posts From C.A. Hartnell|

It's the unofficial kick off of summer! Kids are out of school, families are planning road trips, and many of us are enjoying the warmer weather throughout the United States. In celebration of this fun season, you can buy all FOUR of my 50s book series for only $32.00! My 1950s children's book, Sinister

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