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The Copycat Mystery (The Boxcar Children #83)

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The Alden children take a trip back in time when their Aunt Jane surprises them with a visit to Wagner Farmhouse. When strange things happen at the house, the Aldens wonder if the ghost of practical joker Horace Wagner really haunts the house.
Paperback, 137 pages
Published January 1st 2001 by Albert Whitman & Company
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This was my first time to read a Boxcar Children book. They sounded so lame when I was a kid, "Boxcar Children?" I missed out apparently.

This was fun to read with Annabelle. At the end of the book when the Alden kids were unfolding they mystery, Annabelle mentioned that they figured their mystery out a lot quicker than Jack and Annie do (from The Magic Tree House series). Too funny!
Julie W
The first Boxcar Children Mystery I read with my son. A quick read that kept both of us interested to the very end.
Sy Ewoniuk
I have read the Boxcar Children the Copy-Cat Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner. I finished this book on 5/3/2013. This book is a mystery. What I liked about this book is that it kept me on my heels you didn't know what would happen next. Someone moved the farmhouse sign behind the barn. An antique bird cage was stolen from the parlor. Then the bird cage shows up with a canary in it. Then someone cut Benny’s and Henry’s pants. Someone hung up all the pictures backward. I would use the words sus ...more
Takes a while to get used to the audiobook performance but once we got past that my kids and I enjoyed this one! 3 stars from me, 4 from the 10yo and 5 from the 6yo.
Deborah Harris
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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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