By Gertrude Chandler Warner
The Boxcar childrens make a journey to Washington, D.C, and stopover at the Capitol development and the Air and house Museum. but if issues commence disappearing from their resort, they usually notice they're being undefined, the youngsters understand there is a secret.
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A minimum of the secret has been solved,” acknowledged Jessie. “Yes, yet …” Amira all started. “I have a confession to make, too. ” They became the nook onto the Parsons’ tree-lined highway. “You do? ” Violet stared at her. “But Peter Marshall confessed to the thefts! ” Amira laughed. “Oh, I didn’t thieve whatever. yet I haven’t been thoroughly sincere with you. ” “I knew there has been whatever humorous approximately you,” Benny acknowledged. “You couldn’t inform fish sticks from french fries! ” “You’re correct, Benny,” Amira admitted. “That’s simply because I had by no means visible them ahead of. ” “Wow! ” Benny acknowledged softly. “Where are you from? ” He couldn’t think a spot with no fish sticks and french fries. “I’m from Egypt — very faraway from the following, Benny,” Amira defined. “We have a cousin, Soo Lee, who’s from remote, too,” acknowledged Benny. “But why didn’t you let us know? ” Violet requested. She felt harm that her buddy had lied to her. “I desired to see what it used to be wish to stay a regular existence for a number of weeks. My father works for the embassy, and I’ve continually been very secure. I’ve by no means been in a position to come and move as i would like, so I requested my father if i'll be alone for a couple of days. He agreed, yet provided that I had protection guards. ” “The males in sun shades! ” Benny exclaimed. “Yes, they have been employed by means of my father to seem after me. I’m sorry they apprehensive you. ” She touched Violet’s arm. “I desired to let you know to not be frightened of them, yet then you definately might have identified my mystery. ” “Did you get pleasure from your freedom? ” Henry requested teasingly. “I enjoyed each minute of it,” Amira acknowledged. “Especially going sightseeing with my new neighbors. I’ll never forget you whilst i believe of Washington, DC. ” “Look, there’s the limousine! ” Benny cried. “It’s correct in entrance of Mrs. Parson’s. ” “That’s my father,” Amira stated, strolling extra speedy. “He’s come by way of to choose me up. i need you to fulfill him. ” a couple of minutes later, all of the Aldens met Amira’s father, a pleasant guy with darkish hair and flashing eyes. “Thank you for taking such excellent care of my daughter,” he stated solemnly. “I’m afraid we needs to depart now. Your suitcases are within the trunk, Amira. ” “We’re going to overlook you,” Violet stated abruptly. She scribbled her deal with on a bit of paper, and passed it to Amira, who was once stepping into the again seat. there have been males in sun shades within the entrance seat. Amira checked out the observe and smiled. “I’ll write to you! ” she promised. “There’s Grandfather! ” Benny shouted simply then. He pointed to a well-recognized automobile that grew to become the nook and pulled as much as the reduce. “Grandfather! It’s so sturdy so see you! ” Jessie and Benny hugged their grandfather ahead of he used to be even out of the auto. “I wish all people had an exceptional time,” Mr. Alden acknowledged, mountaineering out and embracing Violet and Henry. “We did, we did! ” Benny chanted. “And we solved mysteries. ” “Two mysteries? ” Grandfather requested. “I’m fairly inspired. ” “We didn’t quite remedy the secret approximately Amira,” Violet mentioned. “She defined it to us. ” “It nonetheless counts,” Benny insisted. “Doesn’t it, Grandfather? ” “Well, I’m no longer sure,” Grandfather acknowledged, jogging up the stairs.