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The Haunted Cabin Mystery (The Boxcar Children #20)

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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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Melissa Namba
Sep 20, 2016 Melissa Namba rated it liked it
Shelves: books-for-lucy
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.
Rivka Ray
One of my favorite childhood series. I read over a hundred of them. The first 50 or so were in order; after that I read whatever book I could get my hands on :)
Megan Triplett
Jun 16, 2016 Megan Triplett rated it liked it
A quick and easy little read! We enjoyed reading this over lunch the past week. A nice story (a little scary for my four and almost-three-year-old at times) but enjoyable!
Not actually written by the original author, Gertrude Chandler Warner.
Devin Koslowski
Dec 17, 2012 Devin Koslowski rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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
Alexandra Lindner
Mar 31, 2015 Alexandra Lindner rated it it was amazing
Love the series!!
Jun 24, 2014 Cmarie added it
terrified me.
Deborah Harris
Jan 01, 2014 Deborah Harris added it
Shelves: ar-4, a34
AR Quiz No. 5320 EN Fiction
Accelerated Reader Quiz Information IL: LG - BL: 4.0 - AR Pts: 2.0
Accelerated Reader Quiz Type Information AR Quiz Types: RP, VP
Jan 13, 2016 Kaetlyn rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2014
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.
Laura Carby
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!
Elizabeth S
Aug 22, 2014 Elizabeth S rated it it was ok
Shelves: c-early-chap
This is the first of the "new" boxcar children books, i.e. not written by the original author. Good enough for a kid, but not worth it for me to seek them all out. I do love the original 19 books, however.
Nov 03, 2013 Meredith rated it it was amazing
This was a very good story. There were some interesting moments where I thought about not reading anymore.
May 21, 2012 Jacob rated it it was amazing
I thought it was awesome I really loved it. I really like the boxcar children mysteries like this one.
Feb 15, 2008 Prav rated it it was amazing
I loved the Boxcar children series when I was younger,.
Aug 04, 2011 Hazel rated it liked it
A good series for the young reader.
Aug 03, 2012 Andrew rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The ending was just very sweet.
Aug 21, 2009 Laura rated it liked it
Shelves: boxcar-children
great when ur little
Partridge Public
Sep 24, 2007 Partridge Public added it
Recommends it for: JF War
Shelves: juniorfiction
Warner, Gertrude C. PB
Oct 24, 2008 Harry.yang rated it it was amazing
haunted !!!cool
Nov 20, 2013 Brandon rated it it was amazing
read now
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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 ...more
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