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Bicycle Mystery (The Boxcar Children #15)
Many complications follow when a dog attaches himself to the Aldens on a bicycle trip.
ebook, 54 pages
Published December 14th 2010 by Albert Whitman & Company
(first published January 1st 1970)
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I read just about every one of these I could get my hands on when I was a child. In my later teens, I picked up the series again to see what it was that I liked so much about the series. The answer: realistic characters, believable storyline, and a kind of summer escapist's daydream into some things that I may never do or experience as much as the boxcar children did. The characters in particular were well crafted. The villains always had a reason for their crime that seemed reasonable from thei ...more
I liked Bicycle Mystery. It was where a dog would follow them everywhere. They finally found who owned it. And it was somebody they had helped, but they didn't know for a long time that it was their dog. And they had stayed in an old house and the dog had came to them.
There didn't seem to be much mystery in this book. There are a lot of references to the previous books. I thought I would like this book better when I found out the mystery revolved around a dog. It just didn't grab me and things seemed to work too well.
Gertrude Chandler Warner was born in Putnam, Connecticut, on April 16, 1890, to Edgar and Jane Warner. Her family included a sister, Frances, and a brother, John. From the age of five, she dreamed of becoming an author. She wrote stories for her Grandfather Carpenter, and each Christmas she gave him one of these stories as a gift. Today, Ms. Warner is best remembered as the author of THE BOXCAR CH ...moreMore about Gertrude Chandler Warner...
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