The Yellow House Mystery (The Boxcar Children, No. 3)

The Yellow House Mystery (The Boxcar Children, No. 3)

Gertrude Chandler Warner

Language: English

Pages: 191

ISBN: 0807593664

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


The spooky old house on Surprise Island intrigues Benny.

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and the ham is gone. Can anyone stay awake long enough to wash the dishes?” “I can, if we can use that funny dish,” said Benny. He watched Mr. Hill put the hot water from the pail into the baker. “But I’m so sleepy I could go to sleep standing up.” Soon the dishes were washed and put away. Alice, Violet and Jessie had one tent, and Henry, Joe, and Benny had the other. They spread their blanket rolls on the beds of evergreen boughs. Before long the moon looked down on a sleeping camp. But

clues?” said Benny. “That’s right—no clues,” said Mr. Alden. “Next day the island was full of policemen. They looked under the barn, under the dock, all through the woods. But they couldn’t find Bill. They found Bill’s rowboat a few days later. It was tied up at another dock about a mile away on the mainland.” “Did they radio the news?” asked Benny. “And get the F.B.I. men?” “Oh, think, Benny!” said Henry. “There weren’t any radios then.” “Oh, I forgot that,” said Benny. “But at last they

sat beside her at the table. “Maybe we’ll need them. I don’t think of anything else, do you?” “A flashlight,” said Joe, who had heard them. “There aren’t any lights there.” “Oh, thank you, Joe,” cried Jessie. “I’m glad you don’t think we are silly to go.” “Indeed I don’t. It sounds very interesting. Alice thinks so, too.” “You did pick out a very nice girl,” said Benny. “Thank you, Benny,” said Alice laughing. “Is there room for me?” asked Mr. Alden, to everyone’s surprise. “Room for you!”

doing something exciting.” Mr. Alden said, “You might as well get some of your things ready right away.” “Oh, let’s,” said Benny, jumping up. Joe stood up too, and began to think aloud. “We can get two canoes up there,” he said slowly. “Do you think you could carry one, Henry, with one of the others to help you?” “I’m sure I could,” said Henry. “We can’t take too many things. We’ll have to carry food, and packs on our backs, won’t we?” “That’s right,” said Joe. “We can get tents up there

to cook for supper?” “A secret,” said Joe laughing. “And we may have company. Yes, I think I can promise you company.” “Who in the world could it be?” Jessie asked. “You don’t mean Bill, do you?” “No, not Bill,” said Joe quickly. Then Jessie remembered that Joe had talked quietly with Mr. Long in front of the store. No one else heard a word the two men had said. “I bet that’s a secret, too,” said Benny. “Right,” answered Joe. CHAPTER 7 Company in the Woods Henry paddled almost as

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