The Aldens visit their mysterious Aunt Jane at her run-down ranch and make a surprising discovery!
"What I loved about this book."
Does a ghost live in the deserted hallways of Hawthorne School? It’s up to the Boxcar Children to uncover the old school’s secrets!
Cousin Alice is running for mayor, and the Boxcar Children must find out which of her opponents is using sneaky tricks to win the race!
The Aldens are excited to visit a deserted South Seas island. But soon they discover clues that they are not alone. Is someone on the island watching them?
The children investigate some mysterious happenings in their hotel in New York City.
The Aldens visit Ireland and stay in a beautiful castle that's now a hotel! But the caretaker seems very superstitious, and at night they see a mysterious figure who walks the halls carrying a lantern. Could it be one of the banshees of ancient legend? The Boxcar Children must discover the secret that Duncarraig castle is hiding!
The Boxcar Children love exploring the train, watching the beautiful scenery from the observation car, and eating in the dining car. But the train ride gets really interesting when they meet a young woman who has had something very valuable stolen from her.
The Aldens are making the journey to their Aunt Jane’s house on an overnight bicycle trip. But on their first night, the children are caught in a rainstorm and have to take shelter in an old, abandoned house where a most unusual mystery - a lost dog - finds them!
Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny are helping out at a pizzeria that is run by their old friends the Piccolos, who have been having lots of trouble keeping their business going. Working at the little restaurant is lots of fun, but the children wonder...is someone deliberately trying to shut down the Piccolos' pizzeria?
"The Pizza Mystery"
The Alden children are staying at the New England farmhouse where their grandfather grew up. There are many stories and legends about the old farm, and there's a woodshed near the house that holds a surprising secret...a secret that dates all the way back to the Revolutionary War!
"Better than some of the earlier Boxcar mysteries"
With nothing but five dollars, a train ticket, and the wedding dress she's wearing, Gracie Lister escapes with her daughter to the West Texas country where her family fell apart years ago. There, Lieutenant Michael Wayne-devoted single father, dedicated soldier-gives Gracie the hiding place she needs, and a job caring for his two children. Michael and Gracie aren't looking for love, but it finds them right away.
It’s time for the annual Greenfield art contest, and the Alden children are meeting the artist and learning all about art! But when they receive a mysterious message signed by the “Tattletale”, they realize that not everything is as it seems. What could the Tattles want from the Aldens - and who is the mysterious message-writer? It’s a painting puzzler for the Boxcar Children!
The Aldens are helping out at the Greenfield Ice Cream Barn. They are learning to make ice cream and creating some new flavors. But they soon notice that the ice cream isn’t the only thing getting mixed up at the Ice Cream Barn. It appears that someone wants to shut the shop down! Can the Boxcar Children sort out this sticky mess before the Ice Cream Barn gets licked?
The Aldens are going to visit their cousins Joe and Alice. To the children’s delight, Joe and Alice live near a wonderful amusement park. The park holds everything the Boxcar Children could ask for - a beautiful merry-go-round, lots of rides and games, all the cotton candy they can eat - and a mystery!
The Aldens visit the spooky town of Sleepy Hollow, where someone - or something - is scaring visitors. Could the legendary headless horseman be real?
Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny are going to visit a castle! Built long ago, the castle is now being turned into a museum. As the Boxcar Children help to restore it, they see mysterious lights and hear strange music. Faces appear in windows - and then disappear. Can the children solve the mystery hidden within the castle’s walls?
"made a long car ride more enjoyable"
The Alden children are helping their neighbors build a tree house. From the tree house, the children discover they can see into the attic of the house next door...and they notice a window that not even their neighbors know about! Does the old house have a secret?
"I missed the author tell the story but I liked it"
The Aldens are helping to map out a new trail on Blizzard Mountain. As they travel through the frozen wilderness, they learn that there’s treasure buried somewhere on the mountain! The children begin to search for it, but someone or something is after them. Is Blizzard Mountain haunted, or is someone after the treasure?
The Boxcar children and their grandfather are visiting Hawaii. They help pick pineapples on their cousin Mary's plantation, go snorkeling, and visit a volcano. But they can't figure out why no one will tell them the legend of the black pearl.
"Awesome except for the author"
The Aldens must find a way to solve many mysteries, and all before 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday! Strange things are happening in Greenfield where the Boxcar Children live. Stray cats and dogs appear on doorsteps, but the animal shelter is forced to close, and a nice old woman disappears. Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny are very worried about Mrs. Newcombe. Is she in danger? Who are the strange men lurking around her house?
"Great story but bad author"