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The Aldens try to find a rare and valuable stuffed bear that has disappeared from the toy hospital.
One warm night four children stood in front of a bakery. No one knew them. No one knew where they had come from. Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny used to live alone in a boxcar. Now they have a home with their grandfather, and they're spending a week at Camp Seagull on beautiful Claw Island. When they arrive at Camp Seagull, the Alden children look forward to a week of new friends, exciting activities, and most of all, the annual camp Olympics. But as soon as camp begins, Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny realize that someone is not playing fair. Everything begins to go wrong for the Aldens -- they lose their luggage, Henry misplaces the camp flag, and campers on the other team use one of Jessie's ideas to score points for themselves. Are some campers so desperate to win the Olympics that they are willing to cheat? The Boxcar Children are determined to solve the mystery before the competition is ruined for everyone!
There's a mysterious stranger on the island where the boxcar children are living for the summer.
The Aldens are volunteers at a medieval fair! They are excited to wear costumes and entertain the crowds. But when a valuable sword goes missing, the children know their toughest job is going to be catching the thief.
Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny used to live alone in a boxcar. Now they have a home with their grandfather, and they're getting strange notes from a mystery messenger! It's time for the annual Greenfield art contest, and the Alden children are right in the middle of things, meeting the artists and learning all about art! But when they receive a mysterious message signed by the "Tattletale," they realize that not everything about the art world is as it seems. What could the Tattletale want from the Aldens -- and who is this mysterious message-writer? It's a painting puzzler for the Boxcar children.
From the back of the book: Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny Alden used to live alone in a boxcar. Now they have a home with their grandfather and are helping their neighbors build a tree house. From the new tree house, the Aldens can keep an eye on the house next door. That house has a very old and special secret...and the Boxcar Children are determined to find out what it is!
The famous mystery writer, Gilbert Finch, is coming to Greenfield to speak at the library and the Aldens can't wait to meet him. When they go with Grandfather to pick Finch up at the train station, he is nowhere to be found. Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny need to solve this mystery quickly. Otherwise, Finch's archrival, Daniel VanBuren, will speak at the library instead of Finch!
One day Benny whistles for Watch, but he doesn't come. Later, when Watch returns home, Benny discovers a hole under the fence. Watch has been using it to get out of the Aldens' yard. Where is Watch going? Does Benny's best friend have a secret?
The Boxcar Children are thrilled to visit their cousin Chad and his father, Mr. Piper, in Chicago. The day after they arrive, Willard the doorman hands them an envelope with a clue to a mystery inside. The riddle leads the children to a Chicago landmark where they stumble upon yet another clue! Activity section included.
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 spending the summer in an enormous Mew England farmhouse. There's an old woodshed near the house that holds a surprising secret - a secret that dates from the Revolutionary War. The Boxcar Children don't know it yet, but they are about to uncover The Woodshed Mystery!
The boxcar children are determined to solve a mystery that surrounds a yellow house where a man disappeared years before.