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...
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?
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...
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?
13) Stolen identity
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?
15) Into thin air
The Aldens are bound for the Science and Hobby Fair, but when a bad storm hits, they're forced to stay in the bus station. Before they know it, the Boxcar Children are in the middle of a mystery involving a polluted river, two strange boys, and a bus station manager who knows more than anyone suspects...