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  • Gertrude Chandler Warner

    Gertrude Chandler Warner (1890 -1979) was an author, mainly of children's stories. 'The Boxcar Children' is the first book in the series and was published in 1924. It tells the story of four orphaned children, Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny who create a home for themselves in an abandoned boxcar in the forest. Later, they meet their kind and wealthy grandfather and go to live with him. The book was adapted for film in 2014. Based on a 2007 online poll, the National Education Association named the book as one of its 'Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children'. In 2012 the book was ranked among the all-time Top 100 children's novels in a survey published by School Library...read more

  • Gertrude Chandler Warner

     The Aldens are excited to visit a deserted South Seas island. But soon they discover clues that they are not alone. Is someone on the island watching...read more

  • Gertrude Chandler Warner

     When the Aldens take a summer trip to the New England coast, they have a fun place to stay: a lighthouse! But strange things happen after it gets dark - an unknown woman is seen walking around, and Watch, the Aldens' dog, wakes up growling late at night. Can the Boxcar Children shed light on a seaside...read more

  • Gertrude Chandler Warner

    The Aldens climb a mountain and find a mystery! The hike up Old Flat Top was only supposed to take a day, but a dangerous rockslide changes everything to reveal a hidden cave that just may hold a legendary ...read more

  • Gertrude Chandler Warner

    The Alden children are staying at the New England farmhouse where their grandfather grew up. There are many stories and legends about the old farm, and there's a woodshed near the house that holds a surprising secret... a secret that dates all the way back to the Revolutionary...read more

  • Gertrude Chandler Warner

    When the Aldens spend the summer riding on a train, they get to live in a train car once again - this time, they're staying in Caboose No. 777. The number is hard to forget, and indeed, the children meet people at each stop who seem to know it well. It turns out Caboose No. 777 has an unusual past - one that comes with its very own...read more

  • Gertrude Chandler Warner

    The Aldens are volunteering at the local recycling center, where they find plenty of things that can be reused, including a pinata that Benny takes home. But when the recycling center is vandalized, the Boxcar Children have a mystery to solve. Is there a treasure amidst the...read more

  • Gertrude Chandler Warner

    People line up around the block to buy Mama Tova's cupcakes. But who could be trying to steal her secret recipe? The Aldens follow the clues to a cupcake contest where they must use their mystery-solving skills - and their taste buds - to find the...read more

  • Gertrude Chandler Warner

    Something strange is happening in the community garden! Who's stealing all the...read more

  • Gertrude Chandler Warner

    There's going to be a free Thanksgiving dinner for the whole town of Greenfield — except the turkey is missing! The Aldens are helping out at a new food pantry, collecting donations and putting up signs. But someone keeps moving the signs, and when the main course for the big town dinner disappears, the Boxcar Children have a mystery to...read more

  • Gertrude Chandler Warner

    It’s spring, and all the baby animals are being born — a perfect time to visit the zoo. The Aldens and their friends are taking pictures there for a photo contest. But when cameras go missing and a girl is accused of cheating, the Boxcar Children must find out just who is monkeying with the...read more

  • Gertrude Chandler Warner

    Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny once lived on their own in a boxcar... The Boxcar Children are spending the summer in a tiny, quiet New England fishing village. The little schoolhouse doesn’t have a proper teacher, so the Aldens are teaching! There’s also a very old library where nobody ever goes — nobody, that is, except for a mysterious stranger. For such a small town, Port Elizabeth has a lot of secrets! Look for more Boxcar Children adventures in this exciting...read more

  • Gertrude Chandler Warner

    While staying at the Winding River Lodge, the Aldens hear an old legend about a zombie who lives in the forest! Everyone knows zombies aren’t real — but when Benny sees a strange figure lurching through the woods, the Boxcar Children begin to wonder if the old legend is true after...read more

  • Gertrude Chandler Warner

    The Aldens visit their mysterious Aunt Jane at her run-down ranch and make a surprising...read more

  • Gertrude Chandler Warner

    It’s an unusual winter vacation for the Alden family when a huge snowstorm traps them in the woods! Luckily, the log cabin where they’re staying is cozy — only there are strange noises in the night and a mysterious code carved into the closet door. The rescue is a long wait for the Boxcar Children, but the cabin is full of...read more

  • Gertrude Chandler Warner

    The Alden children are visiting Aunt Jane when a nearby house burns down. Their friend Mike is blamed for starting the fire! Can the Aldens help find the real...read more

  • Gertrude Chandler Warner

    The Aldens are spending the summer traveling on a houseboat! Throughout their journey, the children have the feeling that they’re being watched. Someone is watching them — and the thing that he wants is somewhere on their boat! He’ll stop at nothing to get it and it’s up to the Boxcar Children to figure out...read more

  • Gertrude Chandler Warner

    The Alden children are helping their neighbors build a tree house. From the tree house, the children discover they can see into the attic of the house next door . . . and they notice a window that not even their neighbors know about! Does the old house have a...read more

  • Gertrude Chandler Warner

    The Aldens are making the journey to their Aunt Jane’s house on an overnight bicycle trip. But on their first night, the children are caught in a rainstorm and have to take shelter in an old abandoned house, when a most unusual mystery — a lost dog — finds...read more

  • Gertrude Chandler Warner

    The Aldens are helping restore an old estate. The house is bursting with the collections of its mysterious and eccentric former owner. As the children explore, they come across hidden rooms, secret passageways, and strange noises coming from the walls. What’s the secret of the Bugbee...read more