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The Haunted Cabin Mystery (The Boxcar Children #20)
The Boxcar Children have a new mystery to solve when they ride up the Mississippi on a paddleboat to visit their grandfather's friend Cap and are followed by the mysterious Mr. Jay. Things really turn weird when, outside Cap's log cabin, the children see eerie lights, hear strange noises, and receive spooky phone calls.
Paperback, 128 pages
Published January 1st 1991 by Albert Whitman & Company
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this book was a fun but there were things that I just couldn't buy. for example, I dint believe that a bunch of children were well versed enough with wiring that they could create a switch to turn on all the lights in the barn from one place if it hadn't already been set up. I did like that they had to create a deliberate plan, but other stuff was just not believable.
At the begging of the book they are just wanting to go on a vacation out in the woods. They got there vacation and they had a guide that told the history about the place they are camping at. The middle of the book they go and serch and they whole section of land and they found a old abandon shed and they found inside a letter. The letter said " he who finds it get to combine it. It ment if you find it you get to combine it with your other money. There was a map on the back of it and the X on the ...more
They were going to go to a island. But the caption got hurt. Everyone thought the house was haunted. But they found out it was just friends. I like that Benny was the first to find that it was a boy and girl. The caption found out it was his friends.
Apr 18, 2012 Laura Carby rated it it was amazing
I am currently reading this as a read aloud to my students! They love it, they constantly ask when we can read another chapter. They love the mystery and using the clues in the story to find out what is happening at the cabin!
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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