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There is great activity in the Hollister household upon the arrival of Domingo, the donkey promised Sue by friends in New Mexico. The excitement mounts higher with the discovery of a note attached to the donkey’s halter signed “Y.I.F.” So begins one of the two mysteries that run through this book.
A trip to Circus Island in Florida in search of a houseboat to purchase puts the Happy Hollisters on the trail of circus dog thieves. As the young sleuths uncover sinister goings-on behind the scenes at the circus, they also learn exciting circus tricks like tumbling and tight-rope walking.
A missing letter is the key to the whereabouts of Fort Freedom, the stockade that disappeared after the Revolutionary War. The fort is located somewhere within the boundaries of Shoreham and has been sought after for many years, not only for its historic value but for the gold supposed to be hidden there by the early settlers.
Pete Hollister volunteers to locate a merry-go-round for the Lincoln School fair. Disappointments abound when a gear for the apparatus is apparently lost and a vandal sets fire to the booths and decorations in attempt to ruin the event.
The Happy Hollisters are surprised to learn that a hobbyhorse they purchased at an auction holds the key to settling an inheritance that will change the future for their new friend, Graham Stone. The mystery deepens with the appearance of a beautiful appaloosa pony, seemingly out of nowhere.
A rain storm and an unexpected guest bring new mysteries to Shoreham, along with film stars Gregory Grant and Lisa Sarno. The Happy Hollisters are invited to perform in a film about clipper ships as they search for clues.
The arrival of a crate of pineapples and an odd pet at the Hollister home leads the family on a Puerto Rican vacation. A stone found on a sightseeing tour then proves to be a clue to a pirate’s treasure. The children have fun learning new customs and a new language as they comb the island for clues.
When Mr. Hollister’s sport and toy store, The Trading Post, is robbed, his main concern is for his invention, a new type of collapsible canoe. He is therefore surprised to discover that a Geiger counter and a couple of pickaxes are the only missing items.
This story finds the Hollister family off to Alaska with Uncle Russ and their two cousins, Teddy and Jean. Russ Hollister, a commercial artist and cartoonist, has run out of ideas and is trying to think of a new location for his comic strip characters.
A visit from Gram and Gramp Hollister in the Hollister home at Shoreham opens up the opportunity for the five children to go to Canada with their grandparents to see the Mardi Gras and Winter Carnival in Quebec.
A mysterious Chinese message tucked inside a book about New York City tunnels leads the Happy Hollisters to Chinatown in search of a long-lost treasure. While Mr. Hollister works with a toy manufacturer to perfect a new invention, the rest of the family explores New York City and learns about the Chinese way of life in Manhattan.
The Happy Hollisters arrive in Florida to visit their cousins and Uncle Walt, a rocket expert at Patrick Air Force Base. They are immediately caught up in a mystery when an unmanned missile explodes and the rocket’s valuable nose cone is lost in the ocean. The Hollisters race against time—and a villainous band of treasure hunters—to see who will find the missing payload first.
On their first adventure outside of the Western Hemisphere, the Happy Hollisters travel to Denmark for their summer vacation. During the flight to Copenhagen, the children meet a member of the Danish royal family’s staff who is carrying a valuable reproduction of the “Little Mermaid,” the famous statue that overlooks the harbor in Copenhagen. Upon landing in Denmark, the figurine goes missing, and the sleuthing begins!
Flickering lights on a mountaintop lure the Happy Hollisters to Nevada to solve a mystery on the Tumbling K Ranch, the home of their friends Bunky and Gina Blair. The mystery deepens when they cross paths with antelope poachers and hear rumors of buried gold, and the Happy Hollisters spend many happy hours on horseback searching for clues to solve all of the mysterious goings-on.
GHOST HUNTER WANTED TO RID A HAUNTED HOUSE OF SPOOKS! APPLY MRS. NEELY. THE ANTIQUE HOUSE. Their curiosity aroused over this unusual advertisement, Pete and Pam Hollister visit Mrs. Neeley to apply for the job.