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The Alden children are going back in time by helping at an old Victorian house that has been turned into a museum. But rumor has it that the place is haunted by the spirit of the practical joker Horace Wagner! Is there really a ghost?
The Aldens are visiting Grandfather's friend Abby in Peachland, Canada--home of the mysterious lake monster called Ogopogo. When the children learn that Abby must sell her resort unless she can attract more business, they decide to help. But someone or something is trying to get in their way. Can they save the resort?
The Aldens are visiting Grandfather's friend, Amy, at the Ogopogo Retreat in Canada. Amy rents cabins to tourists who hope to see the mysterious underwater creature, the Ogopogo, swimming in the lake. Henry, Jesse, Violet, and Benny can't wait to try to spot the Ogopogo from their cabin.Amy tells the children about a riddle that an old friend left for her in one of the cabins that could lead to a small treasure. The children need to find the treasure, and fast--otherwise, Amy will have to sell the retreat. As the riddle starts to unfold, strange things start to happen around the lake. Something is moving around in the water late at night, and someone doesn't want the Aldens helping Amy. Will the Boxcar Children crack the riddle before it's too late?
People line up around the block to buy Mama Tova's cupcakes. But who could be trying to steal her secret recipe? The Aldens follow the clues to a cupcake contest, where they must find a thief using their mystery-solving skills--and their taste buds, too!
The Boxcar Children find a new adventure at the library, someone is trying to destroy it and they need to figure out who.
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 helping to save an old library that's about to be torn down. The children find several mysteries at the library. Someone is breaking in and stealing their food. Someone, long ago, hid pieces of an old Civil War sword. And after all the children's hard work, someone is trying to destroy the library. Who?
Unusual events start when the Alden children assist with a dinosaur exhibit opening at the Pickering Natural History Museum.
The boxcar children visit a large old museum owned by their grandfather's friend. Then the bones from the enormous Tyrannosaurus Rex disappear!
The Alden children are trying to raise money for a new hospital wing and make friends with a new girl, Beth, unfortunately both attempts are proving difficult and problematic.
From the back of the book: Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny used to live alone in a boxcar, but now they live with their grandfather. And they've just made a new friend named Beth. The Boxcar Children decide to raise money to help the Greenfield hospital. At Beth's suggestion, they form a service called The Boxcar Helpers - to baby-sit, wash cars, mow lawns, and care for pets. But Beth keeps disappearing. And then other things start to go wrong. Is someone trying to put them out of business? =============== ISBN-13: 978-0-8075-1628-7 ISBN-10: 0-8075-1628-7
Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny used to live alone in a boxcar. Now they have a home with their grandfather, and they're fixing up the old Bugbee House, a spooky mansion in their neighborhood! The Aldens are helping the Heart and Hands group restore an old estate. The house is bursting with collections of its mysterious and eccentric former owner. But when the contents of the house are auctioned off, the Aldens discover that much of the collection is missing! And that's not the only mystery awaiting the Aldens in this strange mansion. As the children explore, they come across hidden rooms, secret passageways, and strange noises coming from the walls. The Aldens are determined to learn the secret of the Bugbee house . . . but are they the only ones?
The Boxcar Children are helping the Heart and Hands group fix up the old Bugbee Mansion. The Aldens begin to explore the mansion and find a hidden staircase that leads to a mysterious room.
When a dog training school opens in Greenfield, the Boxcar Children bring Watch in to learn some new tricks! But at the very first class, a Dalmatian goes missing--did the dog run away, or was he stolen? And when a second dog vanishes at the next class, it's clear that the Aldens have a dog-gone mystery to solve!
Boxcar fans can enjoy three adventures about the Aldens, their dog, Watch, and many other canine companions together in one book!In The Mystery at the Dog Show, the children help take care of some amazing show dogs at Greenfield's first annual dog contest--but who's trying to ruin the day?Then, in The Guide Dog Mystery, the Aldens spend time at a service dog school and discover that someone has broken into the kennels to get to one very special dog!And in The Mystery of the Midnight Dog, the children visit a North Carolina town full of spooky legends, including one about a ghost dog who howls at midnight to warn of danger! Readers will have plenty of fun with the Boxcar Children and their four-legged friends in this new collection.
The Alden's neighbor, Lina, thinks there's treasure hidden in her attic, and she wants the Boxcar Children to help her find it. Of course, the children are eager to help search--but it appears they aren't the only ones looking for the treasure. Can the Boxcar Children discover the treasure in the attic ... before someone else finds it first?
The Alden's neighbor, Lina, thinks there's treasure hidden in her attic, and she wants the Boxcar Children to help her find it. Of course, the children are eager to help search--but it appears they aren't the only ones looking for the treasure.
The Boxcar children decide to help restore a historic firehouse when the town council starts thinking about demolishing it. Soon enough they realize that someone is hindering their efforts.
When the Alden children discover that the town council, led by Ms. Lerner, is ready to tear down Greenfield's historic firehouse in favor of a modern building, they try to save it. But mysterious things start happening--objects disappear, false alarms sound at the firehouse, and a strange man appears in town. Luckily, the children find a blue notebook that is just the clue they need to solve the mystery.
The Boxcar Children see the sights in beautiful cities from coast to coast (and in between) and solve a mystery at every destination! Includes three Boxcar Children Mysteries: Special #13 The Mystery in New York, Special #10 The Windy City Mystery, and #57 The Mystery in San Francisco.
When a new store called the Game Spot opens in their town, the Aldens are thrilled. But it's not fun and games when the other shops at Crossroads mall are robbed. What's more, letters are disappearing from the sign in front of the shopping center! It all seems to spell a new mystery for the Boxcar Children.
Just after the Aldens arrive for the opening of The Game Stop, someone robs the coffee shop at the end of the mall where Queenie's new store is located. Raina, the young woman who works there, is accused and fired on the spot. But Queenie, who knows Raina, hires her. Is Queenie making a mistake? Strange things continue to happen. Letters disappear from the sign at the entrance to the mall. Eventually Queenie's store and the nearby jewelry store are robbed. Could it be Raina after all? Maybe, but there are more suspects to investigate, including Queenie's friend Carter, a Wordmaster champion. The Boxcar Children get busy trying to solve this latest puzzle.
The Alden children help solve a case surrounding missing vegetables and vandalism in the community garden.Grandfather's friend, Mr. Yee, has broken his arm and can't tend to his beloved vegetable plot in the community garden. The Alden children gladly offer their services to help him with his prize-winning veggies. But they soon learn something mysterious is afoot at the community garden. Vegetables go missing, and it appears someone is intentionally vandalizing the garden plots. Luckily for the local community gardeners, the Boxcar Children are on the case!
The Aldens discover there's nothing more fun than a drive-in theater, where they can eat popcorn in the car and watch movies under the stars! But pranks and other odd things keep happening at the Diamond Drive-In, and late at night, a ghost is seen walking around the empty lot. Is the old theater really haunted?
Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny have never been to a drive-in movie theater before, but they're visiting a friend who owns one. The children love to eat popcorn in the car and watch movies under the stars. But strange pranks are disrupting the fun. One night the sound system starts playing loud music during the movie, and a couple of the theater employees seem to be hiding a secret. Then, late at night, a ghost is seen walking around the empty grounds of the drive-in! Could the old theater be haunted?
A dusty old theater that was shut up for years is coming to life again, and the Aldens are there for opening night! The Boxcar Children are excited to help out backstage with a brand-new mystery play. But the Trap-Door Theater has mysteries of its own--with rumors of ghosts, disappearing props, and even a haunted seat! What secrets lie behind the scenes?
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