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The Animal Shelter Mystery
Contributor(s): Warner, Gertrude Chandler (Created by)

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ISBN: 0807503673     ISBN-13: 9780807503676
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: January 1991
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Annotation: When a calico cat shows up at Grandfather's house, the Boxcar Children try to find its owner, but are unsuccessful. Not sure what to do, they take it to the animal shelter, but learn that the anonymous founder is shutting it down. The children turn their boxcar into a temporary shelter until they can find the missing founder.

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
- Juvenile Fiction | Action & Adventure - General
- Juvenile Fiction | Animals - General
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: 91024509
Age Level: 7-10
Grade Level: 2-5
Lexile Measure: 700(Not Available)
Series: Boxcar Children Mysteries
Physical Information: 0.35" H x 5.3" W x 7.73" L (0.23 lbs) 128 pages
Themes:
- Theometrics - Secular
Features: Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/1992 - Marginal, Seriously Flawed
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 5322
Reading Level: 4.2   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 3.0
 
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Publisher Description:

When the Greenfield Animal Shelter suddenly closes, the Boxcar Children help care for the abandoned animals. They soon discover that many of them belonged to a woman who has disappeared Can the Aldens track down the missing pet owner and find homes for their furry friends?


Contributor Bio(s): Warner, Gertrude Chandler: - Gertrude Chandler Warner was born in 1890 in Putnam, Connecticut, where she taught school and wrote The Boxcar Children because she had often imagined how delightful it would be to live in a caboose or freight car. Encouraged by the book's success, she went on to write eighteen more stories about the Alden children.
 
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