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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.
The Aldens are down south in Louisiana bayou country when they notice something odd is going on. Could it be the ghost of Gator Ann--a long-dead alligator--come back to haunt the swamp and its inhabitants?
Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny are visiting Alaska! Back in the days of gold fever, one of the Aldens' ancestors was part of the Four Rock Miners, a group that met annually in Skagway, Alaska. Now the Aldens are keeping the tradition alive by attending a reunion with the descendants of the other miners. But when the raven statue and scrapbook that have belonged to the group for more than a century go missing, it looks like the Aldens have stumbled onto another case!
The Aldens learn that their housekeeper, Mrs. McGregor, has to sell her childhood home, the Crooked House, because she and her sister Madeline cannot afford to keep it. They visit the house, now a bed-and-breakfast run by Madeline, one last time.
The Aldens' boxcar is the perfect place for games, picnics, sleepovers, and fun. But is it also the perfect place for ghosts? When strange things start happening there, Benny is convinced that the boxcar is haunted. Will the Aldens be able to scare away the spook...or is it good-bye, boxcar?
The Aldens and their new cousin, Soo Lee, spend a week in Key West, Florida.
The boxcar children find a painting of their grandmother wearing a necklace that their grandfather gave her when they married. It disappeared a year later. Can they find it?
Someone is trying to ruin a hot air balloon rally, and the boxcar children might not get a chance to ride in one.
The children try to find the monster that lives in the mountain lake.
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 going on a trip to the Arizona desert. There the Aldens learn about the legend of the Lost Dutchman Mine. Everyone thinks the mine is filled with gold. Can the Aldens find out if the legend is true, and if it is, who will find the gold?
The boxcar children learn a lot about Navajos, but the best is a legend about an ancient village that once existed nearby.
While visiting a small town in Alabama, the Aldens hear mysterious howls at midnight, leading them to wonder if an old local legend about a ghost dog is true.
From the back of the book: Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny used to live alone in a boxcar, but now they have a home with their grandfather. And now they're looking for a very special cat that has disappeared. When the children hear that Mr. Woods's cat, Spotzie, is missing, they immediately help out by putting up LOST CAT posters and going door-to-door with a photograph of the cat. But along the way they meet some strange characters, receive frightening phone calls, and even find a cat that looks just like Spotzie - but is it? It seems the more they search, the more mysterious the mystery becomes! =============== ISBN-13: 978-0-8075-5406-7 ISBN-10: 0-8075-5406-5
From the back of the book: Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny used to live alone in a boxcar. Now they live with their grandfather, who takes them to visit his friend, Edward, who owns a zoo. The zoo is wonderful - it has seals and giraffes and elephants and tigers, and Benny's favorite, a little monkey named Amos. It also has a mystery. Someone is mixing up signs, switching off electricity, and endangering the animals' lives. If the Boxcar Children want to save the animals, they'll have to solve the mystery-and fast!
Bad luck hits the Greenfield Museum with the addition of an ancient mummy exhibit.
In Kansas, the Boxcar Children stay in a beautiful Bed and Breakfast owned by Grandfather's friend, Kate Crawford. The children learn that the famous photographer Ethan Cape once stayed there and that there is almost nothing known about his early life. The children meet the other guests. Professor Brewer is not friendly and seems shocked to learn about the Ethan Cape photo of Kate's grandmother. They also meet the Mavins, a young couple who seem very interested in Kate's necklace. And Lindsay, the young woman Kate has hired to help around the Bed and Breakfast, seems to have something to hide. While polishing Kate's old family desk, the Aldens find a mysterious rhyme in a hidden compartment. Will the rhyme help them learn more about Ethan Cape? The Boxcar Children follow the clues.
While on the beach at a seaside resort, Benny finds a bottle with a tattered piece of paper inside. When the Aldens find out that it's part of a map that leads to a pirate's riches, they prepare to search for the buried gold. But the Aldens aren't the only ones looking for the hidden fortune. Will they be the first to solve the mystery of the pirate's map? Aye, mateys, this might be the Boxcar Children's biggest adventure yet.
While staying at a London inn, the Aldens are puzzled by the peculiar behavior of two fellow guests, a mysterious stranger who follows them, and a misplaced antique brooch.
When the Aldens visit their friend Fran in Wisconsin, they can't wait to hear her tell the story of the runaway ghost. Fran's family ghost hasn't been spotted in years. Then Violet hears a mysterious ringing in the middle of the night. Could the runaway ghost be back?
Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny are visiting Broken Moon Pond, where Grandfather vacationed as a child. The children are enchanted by the wilderness and happy to meet another family with four children staying at the pond. But the Aldens soon encounter a strange set of coincidences and mishaps that threaten to spoil everyone's fun. When one night they see a rowboat moving across the water with no one in it, they begin to wonder: Is the pond haunted, as the townspeople claim? The Boxcar Children are determined to discover who -- or what -- is trying to scare everyone away!
A photograph of the statue of a Revolutionary War hero contains a secret message.
Joe and Alice's new Greenfield home seems to be haunted by a singing ghost.
The Aldens try to crack a secret code so their friend can inherit millions of dollars.
Jessie finds the biggest gem in a competition, but it disappears.
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 fixing up their boxcar so they can ride it in the big Greenfield Founder's Day parade. There's just one problem. Someone has stolen the boxcar...with their dog, Watch, in it! If they can only find the missing boxcar, it will lead them to Watch. Can the Boxcar Children solve their most important mystery ever?
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