The Mystery at Skeleton Point (The Boxcar Children Mysteries #91)
Gertrude Chandler Warner
The Aldens agree to help Grandfather's friend fix up Skeleton Point, an old mansion. Skeleton Point is filled with old skeletons belonging to its former owner, and townspeople have seen the skeletons walking through the house.
THE MYSTERY OF THE HAUNTED BOXCAR THE CLUE IN THE CORN MAZE THE GHOST OF THE CHATTERING BONES THE SWORD OF THE SILVER KNIGHT THE GAME STORE MYSTERY THE MYSTERY OF THE ORPHAN TRAIN THE VANISHING PASSENGER THE GIANT YO-YO MYSTERY THE CREATURE IN OGOPOGO LAKE THE ROCK ’N’ ROLL MYSTERY THE SECRET OF THE MASK THE SEATTLE PUZZLE THE GHOST IN THE FIRST ROW THE BOX THAT WATCH FOUND A HORSE NAMED DRAGON THE GREAT DETECTIVE RACE THE GHOST AT THE DRIVE-IN MOVIE THE MYSTERY OF THE TRAVELING
Grandfather — a monster in Shady Lake!” “Goodness, that must have been quite a fright,” Grandfather said. “What about the Walking Skeleton?” “We found a skull T-shirt hanging off the porch,” Henry answered. “And one of Dr. Tibbs’s skeletons was hanging in a window, too.” “You’ll have to tell Charlotte all about your sightings.” Grandfather turned onto the main road and headed to the town of Shady Lake. “She’ll want to hear everything. Here we are.” Grandfather pulled into the driveway of a
Lake. William hired her to assist with the artworks that came with the Skeleton Point property,” Charlotte said. “I must say, the two of them have some very definite opinions about the work out there and how it should be done. Sometimes they forget that I’m the owner!” “Violet’s an artist, too,” Henry said. “If you need any drawings or pictures, Violet’s the one to ask.” Charlotte nodded. “That’s just what your grandfather told me on the phone. I’d love to have you children photograph and draw
“She’s the same lady who was asking all those questions in the store,” Benny told Jessie when they went outside. “Only we didn’t know she was Charlotte’s friend. How come she’s not friendly?” Henry put his arm around Benny. “Don’t worry about Hilda. We’ll just have to get to know her, I guess. Maybe she’ll be friendlier when she sees how hard we work.” But it looked like Henry might be wrong. When Hilda came out to speak with the children, she wasn’t at all friendly. “William and I need you to
freshwater lakes. They’re ocean mammals. Maybe it’s one of those jumping trout you wanted to see.” Benny handed Henry the binoculars. “Take a look. Something furry, not fishy, is swimming around.” “You know what, Benny? You’re right,” Henry said, surprised. “I do see a furry head swimming our way. Jessie, row slightly to your right, toward the island.” A few strokes later, Benny’s “seal” was so close to the boat, the Aldens saw right away that it was Max. “Max!” Violet called out. “Come here,