Gertrude Chandler Warner and the Boxcar Children

Author: Mary Ellen Ellsworth
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 9781480450479
Release Date: 2013-09-10
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

In this biography, readers will learn about Gertrude Chandler Warner’s childhood living across the street from the railroad tracks, her bouts with poor health, and her rewarding teaching career. Most importantly, they will learn about her earliest attempts at writing and her inspiration for The Boxcar Children.

The Boxcar Children Beginning The Aldens of Fair Meadow Farm

Author: Patricia MacLachlan
Publisher: Albert Whitman and Company
ISBN: 9780807566176
Release Date: 2013-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Before they were the Boxcar Children, Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny Alden lived with their parents at Fair Meadow Farm. Newbery-Award winning author Patricia MacLachlan pays loving tribute to the classic novel by Gertrude Chandler Warner in this story of the Alden children's origins and the challenges they faced before their boxcar adventures.

The Boxcar Children Great Adventure 5 Book Set

Author: Gertrude Chandler Warner
Publisher: Albert Whitman and Company
ISBN: 9780807506936
Release Date: 2017-11-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

This boxed set includes all 5 paperback books from the brand-new, very special Boxcar Children Great Adventure miniseries. Launched to time with the 75th Anniversary of the beloved brand, this is the first new series to debut under The Boxcar Children name in nearly 20 years. After finding a ceramic turtle in an old trunk, Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny are introduced to the Reddimus Society, a secret guild whose mission is to return lost artifacts to the museums and historic sites they were taken from. They just need the Aldens’ help in delivering them, along with the turtle, to the first return point at Acoma Pueblo in New Mexico. The siblings ride an antique train across the country to deliver the treasures to the special agent in New Mexico, encountering enemies of Reddimus along the way. The trip is a success…but just as they are set to return home, there’s a last-minute change in plans. The kids must continue the mission—they’re headed around the world! With stops in all seven continents, this is the Alden’s greatest adventure yet and a perfect, modern introduction to the Boxcar Children for new-to-chapter book readers. Includes: Boxcar Children Great Adventure #1: Journey on a Runaway Train; Boxcar Children Great Adventure #2: the Clue in the Papyrus Scroll; Boxcar Children Great Adventure #3: The Detour of the Elephants; Boxcar Children Great Adventure #4: The Shackleton Sabotage; Boxcar Children Great Adventure #5: The Khipu and the Final Key

Surprise Island The Boxcar Children Time to Read Level 2

Author: Gertrude Chandler Warner
Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company
ISBN: 9780807576779
Release Date: 2018-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

The Aldens spend the summer on Grandfather’s island! Joe, the island’s friendly handyman, helps them with anything they need, but as the children continue to explore their summer home, they realize there is more to the island—and to their new friend—than meets the eye. Adapted from the feature film of the same name, this early reader allows children to step into reading with a Boxcar Children classic.

The Boxcar Children Guide to Adventure

Author: Gertrude Chandler Warner
Publisher: Albert Whitman and Company
ISBN: 9780807509050
Release Date: 2014-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Boxcar Children have long been known for being creative and resourceful. This hardcover book is filled with fun how-to guides for everyday adventures. It includes tips and tricks for mystery solving (how to make invisible ink and create secret codes), travel (how to pack a suitcase; how to take great snapshots), and enjoying the great outdoors. Each of the four Boxcar Children has their own section—practical advice from Jessie, a “roughing it” guide from Henry, crafts and art projects from Violet, and recipes from Benny! A great gift for Boxcar fans.

The Detour of the Elephants

Author: Gertrude Chandler Warner
Publisher: Albert Whitman and Company
ISBN: 9780807506844
Release Date: 2017-06-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

In this all-new very special miniseries, the Aldens have been recruited by a secret society to return lost artifacts and treasures to their rightful locations—all around the world! The Aldens follow a clue to Beijing, China, where they uncover their next mission—to return a mysterious clay artifact to its rightful owner. Their journey leads them to a scenic section of the Great Wall, but a thief threatens to ruin their trip and endanger their precious cargo. The Aldens' next clue brings them to an elephant reserve in Thailand, but when their contact acts suspiciously, they worry someone close to them may be working for the other side. Who can the Aldens trust to help them return the remaining artifacts to their rightful owners?

The Boxcar Children

Author: Gertrude Chandler Warner
Publisher: Albert Whitman and Company
ISBN: 0807508489
Release Date: 2002-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Four orphaned children run away and live in a boxcar, until they are found by their grandfather. Includes a biography and photographs of the author.