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The Zombie Project (The Boxcar Children #128)

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While at the Winding River Lodge, the Aldens hear about a zombie living in the surrounding forest! As the signs of zombie attacks start to mount, the Boxcar Children recruit the help of a reporter and some locals. But is someone hiding information? Or should the Boxcar Children really be afraid of things that go bump in the night?
ebook, 128 pages
Published September 6th 2011 by Albert Whitman Company (first published January 1st 2011)
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Cassi aka Snow White Haggard
Most of the time I choose books that sound good. Sometimes I buy books that sound so terrible that they arouse my curiosity.

When I saw The Zombie Project (Boxcar Children Mysteries #128) for sale on Amazon I thought "WTF are they doing to my childhood?" Then I bought it because I needed to know. I think it's impossible to really review this book. It's bad. Sometimes I feel like it's a joke. Then I find myself wondering "Were they always this bad & I just never realized?"

So here are some of t
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Kristi Bernard
Dec 14, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The Boxcar kids are back. This time there are zombies lurking in the woods at the Winding River Lodge. When Madison shows up part of her vacation from the Greenfield Gazette will be spent finding a story for her blog Hauntings. She decides to study up on the local folklore on Zombies. Benny wanted to know all about the zombie legend. While Benny and the gang help Maude clear the old trail to the fishing lodge, Benny thinks he see's a zombie behind the lodge. The story the kids heard sitting by t ...more
Kim
Grades 3-5

The Alden children are back, this time for a stay at the Winding River Lodge. Grandfather has dropped them off to enjoy the natural beauty and help owner Maude Hansen around the lodge. While they are there, Maude's grandson Jake tells the story of the Winding River Zombie, who is said to inhabit the woods around them. Mysterious noises and lights in the night make even the older children reconsider their statement to Benny that there is no such thing as zombies, especially when they s
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Lynn
Oct 18, 2013 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
For students grades 2-5 ready for easy chapter books that like mysteries. I have some of these already in my library and they aren't very popular, so I'm hoping the zombie angle on this one will increase their circulation. This book is not for me but I hope there will be some fans of the series that will check it out.
Lauren
Nov 17, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I totally listened to this audiobook the past two nights going to be. He had a very soothing voice, brought me back to my childhood. Benny still kind of gets on my nerves like he did when I was younger. Guess some things never change!
Stacie
Dec 03, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The kids go on a cabin retreat with zombies! Will Benny like brains? How many zombies are there? Will we have a new series with zombie detectives? (I wish) Read and find out!
Anthony Sanders
Feb 26, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
i didn't read it yet but i think it will sell averagely for books these days and be a good book by the illustraton.
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