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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?
Books One through Twelve of the celebrated Boxcar Children Mysteries, now available as an ebook box set--twelve ebooks for the price of ten Since its debut more than half a century ago, the Boxcar Children Mysteries has been one of the most beloved and popular children's collections of all time. Collected here are the first twelve classic stories, following the Alden children from their first adventure living in an old boxcar all the way through to their exciting journey on a houseboat. This box set is the perfect introduction to a timeless and cherished series. This enriched ebook box set includes an illustrated biography of author Gertrude Chandler Warner, with photos from the archives at the Warner Museum in Putnam, Connecticut.
The Ghost of the Chattering Bones The Alden children knew there was a mystery at Eton Place, but they had no idea there would be a ghost there, too! A family friend believes there is a valuable piece of jewelry hidden on her property, but she only has one clue to help them find it. Will they find the treasure, or will the ghost of the Chattering Bones scare them away first? The Creature in Ogopogo Lake 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 Vampire Mystery Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny meet Mr. Hudson, a local author who is best known for his novel about a vampire. But rumors of a real vampire are going around town--a vampire who haunts the graveyard behind Mr. Hudson's house! Since vampires don't exist, the children soon realize that someone must be trying to scare people away! Who brought the old legend back to life--and why?
The Mystery at the Ballpark There's a mystery at Greenfield's ballpark. A special bat goes missing, Jessie's favorite glove disappears, and the team almost doesn't make it to their first game. Can the Boxcar Children save the team? The Mystery of the Hidden Beach While the Aldens are in Florida they find a beautiful hidden beach then learn that it's full of secrets. Once again, the Boxcar Children must find the truth. The Summer Camp Mystery It's time for the camp Olympics, but someone isn't playing fair. Are some campers so desperate to win that they're willing to cheat? The Boxcar Children are determined to solve the mystery before the competition is ruined for everyone!
The Mystery of the Pirate's Map Benny finds a bottle at the beach with a map inside. The Aldens find out that it could lead to buried gold, but they're not the only ones looking for the hidden fortune. Who will be the first to solve the mystery of the pirate's map? The Amusement Park Mystery The Aldens visit their cousins Joe and Alice, who live near a wonderful amusement park. It has everything they could ask for -- a beautiful merry-go-round, lots of rides and games, all the cotton candy they can eat . . . and a mystery! The Mystery of the Lake Monster At Lake Lucille, rumors begin spreading about a monster in the lake. The Aldens even meet a scientist who has been studying lake monsters. One night, when they here strange noises outside, they wonder -- what is going on in Lake Lucille?
A puzzle in relationships concerns two boys ejected from the bus station.
The boxcar children are bound for the Science and Hobby Fair, but when a storm hits, they're forced to stay in a bus station with a mystery nearby.
A trip in a caboose at the end of a freight train leads to an old clown and a search.
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 traveling on a train-in their own caboose, number 777. At one train stop, a man startles the Boxcar Children when he runs away after hearing the number of their caboose. It isn't long before the Aldens learn the mysterious history behind caboose Number 777-a history that involves a circus clown, a high wire artist, and a valuable necklace. Come aboard and join the Boxcar Children in the Caboose Mystery.
The Boxcar Children go camping with their grandfather and end up investigating who's behind the missing food and loud music that's scaring campers away.
From the back of the book: Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny used to live alone in a boxcar. Now they live with their grandfather, and he is taking them on a camping trip. The children enjoy the camp-out - setting up the tent, hiking in the woods, and especially making delicious food over the campfire. But some strange things begin to happen. Loud music plays in the middle of the night. Their lantern disappears. And then they receive a frightening note. It looks like the Boxcar Children have another mystery to solve!
When Grandfather's friend Mrs. Winkles needs some extra workers at her candy factory, the Boxcar Children are thrilled to help. What could be more fun than spending their days making candy? But working in the factory isn't as sweet as they expected. Workers are quitting, machinery is breaking down, and mysterious threatening messages are appearing on the candy hearts. It looks like someone is sabotaging Mrs. Winkles's candy!
The Alden children go on a classic Mississippi steamboat to visit a family friend in Missouri, there they have to uncover who is responsible for the mysterious happenings near the cabin.
The boxcar children go on a canoe trip with their Aunt Jane. They find a mysterious riddle leading them to hidden treasure.
A Stradivarius violin is stolen while the Alden children are visiting a castle, now they must find out who has taken it.
The boxcar children help restore a museum, but what are those mysterious lights and strange music in the castle museum?
While investigating a jewelry store robbery the Aldens must also figure out who's stealing their favorite cereal.
Someone has stolen jewelry from an antique store, and now Benny's cereal box is missing!
Los cuatro hermanos Alden comienzan su aventura haciéndose una casa en un vagón de carga abandonado. Su objetivo es permanecer juntos y en el proceso encuentran a su abuelo. Desde su debut hace más de medio siglo, Los chicos del vagón de carga (The Boxcar Children Mysteries) ha sido una de las series infantiles más populares y apreciadas de todos los tiempos.
Someone is trying to sabotage the Shoppe, a new ice cream store, and the owner asks the Alden children to help him discover the culprit.
The boxcar children help at their favorite ice cream shop, but very strange things start happening.
The Aldens find themselves right in the middle of an Iowa cornfield and a brand new mystery! The children visit a farm that's famous for its wonderful corn maze. Every year the maze is open to visitors, and there's even a festival! But who is damaging the maze at night? Can the Boxcar Children catch the culprit and save the festival?
The Aldens find themselves right in the middle of an Iowa cornfield and a brand new mystery! The farm where the children are visiting is famous for its wonderful corn maze, and every year visitors come to walk through the maze and enjoy the Corn King Days festival. But the maze is being vandalized at night, and the festival is in danger of being shut down. Can the Boxcar Children catch the culprit and save the festival?
The Aldens are volunteering at the local recycling center, where they find plenty of things that can be reused, including a pinsata that Benny takes home. But when the center is vandalized, the Boxcar Children have a mystery to solve. Is there treasure amidst the junk?
Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny used to live alone in a boxcar. Now they have a home with their grandfather, and they're going to a comic book convention! The Alden Children are searching for a rare comic book of their favorite superhero, Captain Fantastic. When they finally find the comic, they discover something else, too: a strange note inside, "signed" by the comic's creator. The Aldens soon realize the note is fake. But when they start to investigate, the mysterious note is stolen! It looks like Captain Fantastic has a real-life enemy. Who would want to sabotage a superhero? The Aldens will need their super powers of investigation to catch this comic book culprit!
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