Henry, Jesse, Violet, and Benny Alden have a home with their grandfather—but their adventures are just beginning! They're about to spend the summer camping on their own private island. The island is full of surprises, including a kind stranger with a secret. Join the Boxcar Children in their graphic novel adventure on Surprise Island!
Before they were the Boxcar Children, Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny Alden lived with their parents on Fair Meadow Farm
Although times are hard, the Aldens are happy—"the best family of all," Mama likes to say. One day, a blizzard hits the countryside, and a traveling family needs shelter. The Aldens take them in, and the strangers soon become friends. But things never stay the same at the farm, and the spring and summer bring events...
Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny once lived on their own in a boxcar... The Boxcar Children are spending the summer in a tiny, quiet New England fishing village. The little schoolhouse doesn't have a proper teacher, so the Aldens are teaching! There's also a very old library where nobody ever goes — nobody, that is, except for a mysterious stranger. For such a small town, Port Elizabeth has a lot of secrets! Look for more Boxcar Children...
A criminal that seems to be straight out of a Sherlock Holmes novel is out to get brother detectives Frank and Joe in the sixteenth book in the thrilling Hardy Boys Adventures series.
An original Sherlock Holmes manuscript was stolen from the Bayport Museum and now pages keep showing up in Frank and Joe's things: their lockers, menus, even the backseat of their car. It's clear someone is out to frame them. But who could it be?
A sudden snowstorm traps the Aldens in a mountain cabin! The cabin is cozy, but the children hear strange noises at night and find a coded message carved into the closet door. Can the children crack the code and solve their snowbound mystery?
11) Caboose mystery
When the Aldens spend the summer riding on a train, they get to live in a train car once again - this time, they're staying in Caboose No. 777. The number is hard to forget, and indeed, the children meet people at each stop who seem to know it well. It turns out Caboose No. 777 has an unusual past - one that comes with its very own mystery!
When the Aldens take a summer trip to the New England coast, they have a fun place to stay: a lighthouse! But strange things happen after it gets dark - an unknown woman is seen walking around, and Watch, the Aldens' dog, wakes up growling late at night. Can the Boxcar Children shed light on a seaside mystery?
The Aldens are helping save an old library that's about to be torn down. If they fix it up, it might be given landmark status! But after all their hard work, it's very clear someone is trying to destroy the library. But who?
The Aldens have joined a bicycle race! Three days of riding and camping should be fun for everyone. Even Grandfather has joined the race. But right from the word "Go!" things go wrong: misleading road signs by day and collapsing tents by night. Henry's first flat tire could be bad luck, but three flat tires point to foul play. But who is playing foul — and why? The Boxcar Children are determined to solve the mystery before they cross the...
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!