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The Boxcar Children have been chosen to be on an exciting new show! A camera crew is following the Aldens around the city of Philadelphia as they compete with another team in a search for clues. But the search isn't easy, and someone is trying to give them the wrong directions! Who is trying to ruin the game?
The Boxcar children visit their cousins who live near an amusement park. When they go for a day of fun they find a mystery that can lead them to a dangerous situation.
The Aldens offer to take care of the animals from the recently closed Greenfield Animal Shelter. They have another mystery in their hands when they discover that most of the animals belong to an old woman who is missing.
From the back of the book: Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny used to live alone in a boxcar. Now that they have a home with their grandfather, they've turned their old boxcar into a home for stray animals! When the Greenfield Animal Shelter is forced to close, the Boxcar Children offer to care for the abandoned animals. But then they discover that many belong to an old woman who appears to be missing. Where is she? And who are the strange men living in her house? Before they know it, the children have another mystery to solve.
The Boxcar children have to find out who stole the trophy of the coach--and basketball star--of their community basketball league.
From the back of the book: Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny used to live alone in a boxcar. Now they have a home with their grandfather, and they are playing in a community basketball league. The Aldens are thrilled that Buzz and Tipper Nettleton, Greenfield's most famous basketball stars, are coaching their teams. But some of the other coaches don't seem so happy to see the Nettletons. Then Tipper's Most Valuable Player trophy is missing, and Buzz's practice schedules get mixed up. Is somebody trying to foul up the community league? It looks like it's time for the Aldens to solve another mystery'
Benny figures out some puzzling events in a department store.
When a valuable vase disappears, the manager suspects the boxcar children, but who is sending the salespeople mysterious notes?
Many complications follow when a dog attaches himself to the Aldens on a bicycle trip.
From the back of the book: Henry, Jessie, Violet and Benny used to live alone in a boxcar. Now they have a home with their grandfather and are going on a bicycle trip. On the first night of their journey, the Boxcar Children get caught in a rainstorm. They find shelter in an old abandoned house-and a mystery finds them! ********** From inside the book: About This Alden Mystery Whenever the Aldens-Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny-start a trip, they expect some sort of adventure or mystery. It all began when they ran away from an orphanage and made a home for themselves in an old boxcar. Of course the best part of that adventure was finding Grandfather Alden. When the bicycle trip was first planned, Benny hoped it would mean another adventure. But he didn't dream that on a rainy morning in an empty old farmhouse a mystery would find him. That's the way it happened, and the Aldens found themselves in the middle of a puzzle before they knew it.
The Aldens investigate the incidents happening around their cousin's pineapple plantation in Hawaii.
In Hawaii, the Aldens and cousin Soo Lee notice people are silent when the black pearl story is told.
Someone is building a large, fancy house down the street from the Aldens'--a house shielded by a tall stone wall. The only way to approach the house is through an iron gate decorated with huge black widow spiders! Benny is certain the new neighbors must be hiding something . . . but what could it be? The Boxcar Children are determined to investigate.?
The Aldens find a castaway on a South Sea island. How did he get there and who is he?
From the back of the book: Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny used to live alone in a boxcar. Now they have a home with their grandfather and are taking a vacation in the South Seas on an uninhabited island. But is the island really uninhabited? The Boxcar Children soon suspect someone else is there too - someone who may not want them around!
Blue Bay Mystery Henry, Jesse, Violet, and Benny Alden are in for an extra-special surprise! They are going on a trip on a huge cargo ship to a deserted South Seas island. While fishing and exploring the island, the children discover clues that it isn't deserted after all! Join the Boxcar Children in their graphic novel adventure to uncover their hidden neighbor at Blue Bay. Snowbound Mystery Henry, Jesse, Violet, and Benny Alden are on a vacation in the woods--but suddenly a snowstorm hits! While they're trapped in their cabin and waiting to be rescued from the deep snow, they discover a strange hidden message written in code. Join the Boxcar Children in their graphic novel adventure as they learn the secret behind the message!
The Aldens are visiting the New Jersey shore and enjoying the beach and the boardwalk attractions. A family friend has just bought an amusement pier, and the children are excited to help out. But there are rumors that the rides aren't safe, and someone has stolen a zombie from the haunted house! Can the Boxcar Children find out what's behind all the trouble?
One day in the park, the Alden's dog, Watch, comes across a mysterious box with a note inside. "Congratulations!" the note says. "You've found it!" The box is part of a game called Geocaching. Soon, Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny are searching all over town for hidden boxes and making friends with other kids in the geocaching club. But is one of the club members a thief?
One day in the park, the Aldens' dog, Watch, comes across a mysterious box with a note inside. "Congratulations!" the note says. "You've found it!" The box is part of a fun new treasure-hunting game, and soon Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny are looking all over town for cleverly hidden boxes. But they're not the only ones on the trail for clues! When several of the treasure boxes go missing, the game is ruined for everyone. Who would steal the boxes--and why?
The Aldens begin their adventure by making a home in a boxcar. Their goal is to stay together, and in the process they find a grandfather.
Henry, Jesse, Violet, and Benny Alden are brothers and sisters--and they're orphans. The only way they can stay together is to make it on their own. One night, during a storm, the children find an old red boxcar that keeps them warm and safe. They decide to make it their home. This is just the beginning of their graphic novel adventures as the Boxcar Children!<P><P> Advisory: Bookshare has learned that this book offers only partial accessibility. We have kept it in the collection because it is useful for some of our members. To explore further access options with us, please contact us through the Book Quality link on the right sidebar. Benetech is actively working on projects to improve accessibility issues such as these.
One warm night four children stood in front of a bakery. No one knew them and where they had come from. Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny are a family of brothers and sisters-and they're orphans, too. The only way they can stay together is to try and make it on their own. But where will they live? One night, during a storm, the children find an old red boxcar that keeps them warm and safe. The children decide to make it their home-and become The Boxcar Children!
The Boxcar Children have long been known for being creative and resourceful. This hardcover book is filled with fun how-to guides for everyday adventures. It includes tips and tricks for mystery solving (how to make invisible ink and create secret codes), travel (how to pack a suitcase; how to take great snapshots), and enjoying the great outdoors. Each of the four Boxcar Children has his or her own section--practical advice from Jessie, a "roughing it" guide from Henry, crafts and art projects from Violet, and recipes from Benny! A great gift for Boxcar fans.
The Mystery of the Singing Ghost Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny used to live alone in a boxcar. Now they have a home with their grandfather, and are excited because their cousins are moving to Greenfield. The Boxcar Children decide to fix up the house that cousins Joe and Alice have bought. There's just one problem. It seems to be haunted--by a ghost that sings! Is someone trying to keep Joe and Alice from moving in? The Mystery of the Mummy's Curse Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny used to live alone in a boxcar. Now they have a home with their grandfather, and they're about to meet a mysterious mummy! The Greenfield Museum is holding a special exhibit all about ancient Egypt, and the main attraction is a 4,000-year-old mummy. The Aldens are helping the museum curator set up the exhibit and learning all about life in ancient Egypt. But ever since the mummy arrived, nothing's gone right for the museum or its workers. The longer the Aldens are around the mummy, the more things go wrong. As the children search for the cause of all the bad luck, everything points back to the spooky sarcophagus. Has the museum been struck by the curse of an ancient mummy? The Aldens are about to find out, whether they're ready or not! The Mystery at Skeleton Point When Grandfather's friend bought Skeleton Point, she invited the Alden children to help her fix it up. But this empty mansion is even spookier than it looks. The man who used to live there studied bones--and the house is filled with skeletons! Then the mansion's valuable statues begin to disappear. Could the Skeleton Point ghost be causing mischief?
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