"Henry, Jessie, Violet and Benny used to live alone in a boxcar. Now they have a home with their grandfather and are spending the summer on their own private island. There's a mysterious stranger on the island who must keep his identity a secret. And that's not the only surprise in store for the Boxcar Children on Surprise Island!"--Page 4 of cover.
The Boxcar Children, now living with their grandfather, spend the summer on their Aunt Jane's ranch. Their aunt seems quite unhappy until at the end of the summer a surprise discovery brings happiness to all.
Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny decide to investigate when they travel with their grandfather to buy honey at the Sherman's honey farm only to discover that the bees, for some reason, have quit making honey.
An adaptation of Gertrude Chandler Warner's story about the Alden children--Henry, Jesse, Violet, and Benny--who go on a summer trip to visit Aunt Jane and help their friend Mike find out who started the fire that burned down his house.
A graphic novel adaptation of Gertrude Chandler Warner's story in which eccentric Aunt Jane needs help on her ranch, so the Aldens, affectionately known as the boxcar children, get help from a private detective.
At the same time that the Alden children's efforts to raise money for a new hospital wing are being sabotaged by nasty tricks, they find their attempts to befriend the new girl Beth frustrated by her strange behavior.