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The Aldens discover that many people are obsessed with the bookstore their grandfather just bought in New Orleans.
The boxcar children go to New Orleans where they help to clean up an old, dusty bookstore. They discover a beautiful set of fairy tale books, and one vanishes!
The Alden children take a cruise with their grandfather, while sightseeing they also explore the mystery behind some engine problem, a man overboard, and other troubles on the ship.
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 he's taking them on a wonderful cruise in the Caribbean! No sooner has the cruise begun, than things start to go wrong. The ship's radio breaks. It appears someone has fallen overboard-but it turns out to be a false alarm. And then there's engine trouble. Is someone deliberately tampering with the ship? It's a mystery-and fortunately the Boxcar Children are on board!
The Boxcar children investigate a mysterious employee at Jerry Taylor's general store.
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're working in a general store, to help out a friend of Aunt Jane's. It seems to the children that the young girl who works in the store is behaving very strangely. She seems nervous and won't answer any questions about her past. Then a strange man comes to the store asking about her. What secret is the mystery girl hiding?
The Aldens settle easily into farm life when their grandfather sends them to Sunny Oaks for two weeks, but soon they grow suspicious about a peculiar horse in the stables.
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're spending their vacation on a farm. The children learn to do everything from milking cows and making homemade jam to raising a barn. Then one day they spot a beautiful horse locked up in the stable. Who is this mysterious horse? And why is it hidden? =============== ISBN-13: 978-0-8075-5339-8 ISBN-10: 0-8075-5339-5
While visiting their aunt and uncle in San Francisco the Alden children visit Fisherman's Wharf. After they ride on their uncle's boat they discover something fishy is going on in the wharf and someone doesn't want Uncle Andy to catch any fish.
Aunt Jane's friend Charlie takes the Aldens fishing, but it appears that someone wants Charlie out of the fishing business.
The Boxcar children need to find the person that is trying to make them leave the caves around the Dragon's Mouth Cavern.
From the back of the book: Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny use to live alone in a boxcar. Now they have a home with their grandfather, and they're going on vacation to Dragon's Mouth Cavern. The four Aldens like rock hunting in the area, until Benny finds a sinkhole that leads to the underground caves. While exploring the caves they realize that someone doesn't want them there. But why? Can the Boxcar Children solve this new underground mystery?
Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny used to live alone in a boxcar. Now they have a home with their grandfather and a new computer to play games on! During a visit to a computer game company, the Aldens meet the designers of their favorite game: Ringmaster. When the designers learn the Aldens are Ringmaster experts, they ask for their help. Would the Aldens test the new version of the game before it is sent out to stores? The Aldens gladly agree. But soon, the characters in Ringmaster II are giving the Aldens strange clues about people and places in real life! Is someone using the computer game to tell them something is wrong? The Boxcar Children are determined to find out!
Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny used to live alone in a boxcar. Now they have a home with their grandfather, and they are about to discover a mystery in a fortune cookie!When the Aldens go to dinner at a local Chinese restaurant, Benny can't wait for his favorite part of the meal: dessert. He loves breaking open the delicious fortune cookies and reading the messages inside. But when Benny opens his cookie, he is in for a surprise. Instead of a fortune, Benny's cookie contains a handwritten riddle! One cookie leads to another, and the Aldens soon realize they've bitten into another mystery. Who is leaving the Aldens the mysterious cookie clues ... and why?
When the Aldens go to dinner at a local Chinese restaurant, Benny can't wait for his favorite part of the meal: dessert. When Benny opens his cookie, he is in for a surprise. Instead of a fortune, Benny's cookie contains a handwritten riddle.
Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny used to live alone in a boxcar. Now they have a home with their grandfather, and they are working at a mall owned by his friend. When the Aldens arrive at Hope Harbor, they're excited to see the crowds of shoppers and the endless variety of stores. But as they begin to work at Penny's Emporium, a novelty shop in the mall, everything starts to go wrong. Some of the other mall workers don't seem to want the Aldens' help. Even worse, some of the merchandise bound for Penny's Emporium has disappeared. What's going on at Hope Harbor Mall? It's up to the Boxcar Children to figure out who's behind this mystery.
The Boxcar Children are visiting Grandfather's friend who owns a mall in Hope Harbor. But as soon as the group begin working at the shopping haven, everything starts going wrong.
Grandfather's Aunt Sophie has died, leaving him the house in Brockton, Michigan, that he used to visit every summer. The Aldens go to clean it up so that it can be sold. Looking through the old house is fun especially when they find an old diary from 1900. The diary mentions that a diamond and pearl ring is hidden in the house. The only way to find it is to solve a riddle written in the diary. But after solving the riddle, the Boxcar Children discover the ring isn't in the house anymore -- someone sold it to a pawnshop. Who could have sold the ring? The paperback edition of the special includes a fun-filled activity section with puzzles, crafts, and recipes.
Living in a seaside mobile home, the Aldens unravel the secret of two secluded women.
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 living in a mobile home on the beach. One morning Benny finds a valuable gold locket in the sand and decides to try to find its owner. Soon, the Boxcar Children are caught up in a puzzle that involves shadowy figures on the beach at midnight and the mysterious Miss Smith who seems to live alone in the big Tower House nearby....
Several incidents threaten to disrupt the winter games at the Snow Haven Lodge where the Alden children and their grandfather are staying.
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 their winter vacation at Snow Haven Lodge. The lodge is having its annual winter carnival, and the Boxcar Children sign up to compete in events like skiing, skating, sledding, and building snow and ice sculptures. But no sooner has the competition begun, than the children have a mystery to solve!
Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny used to live alone in a boxcar. Now they have a home with their grandfather, and are spending their winter vacation at Snow Haven Lodge.
The Aldens are going on a trip to Washington, D.C. They visit lots of interesting places, like the Capitol Building, the Washington Monument, and the Air and Space Museum. But when things start disappearing from their hotel, they realize they are being followed, the children know there's a mystery in the capital ... and it's up to them to solve it!
The Alden children suspect that the other guests are somehow involved when things begin to disappear at the bed and breakfast where they are staying in Washington, D.C.
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