In this Boxcar Children early reader, Benny tries to learn why his dog keeps disappearing. One day, Benny's dog Watch doesn't show up for dinner. Benny discovers a hole in the fence and realizes that Watch has dug his way out of the yard. When Watch returns home, Benny wonders where he went and decides to follow his companion the next time he takes off. But Benny's frustration at the situation leaves him worried that his best friend has found a new family he likes better Benny Alden just may be the most popular kid in America! As the youngest of the Boxcar Children, he's always ready with a funny comment, a question about the next meal, or a solution to a mystery. Like all the characters in the Boxcar Children® Mysteries, he's very independent, and he knows it's important to be kind and honest and work hard. So what better way to introduce younger readers to the magic of the Boxcar Children than through Benny, along with the Alden family's faithful dog, Watch?