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Product Details About the Author. Age Range: 7 - 10 Years. About the Author Gertrude Chandler Warner was born in in Putnam, Connecticut, where she taught school and wrote The Boxcar Children because she had often imagined how delightful it would be to live in a caboose or freight car.
Encouraged by the book's success, she went on to write eighteen more stories about the Alden children. Average Review. Write a Review. Related Searches. Greenfield's famous basketball stars, Tipper and Buzz Nettleton, coach a community team that the Boxcar Greenfield's famous basketball stars, Tipper and Buzz Nettleton, coach a community team that the Boxcar Children join.
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Warner's first eighteen books are:. Throughout the series, many characters are introduced either as important for only one book or in recurring roles. However, the series centers on the Alden family, who appear in every book. Since , there have been over new titles written by various authors as an extension of the original mysteries.
These books delve into more modern scenarios and settings to stay relevant in the lives of children across generations. Published in , readers get the chance to meet Ben and Kate Alden, the boxcar children's parents, and see how they all live together on a farm. Can the Aldens find the ice cream saboteur before the Ice Cream Barn is licked?
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The Boxcar children are attending an Invention Convention at the home of an eccentric artist known for her whimsical, wonderful, one-of-a-kind clocks. The clocks sound loudly at every hour, especially at midnight, when the children are treated to a hilarious concert of chirping, clanging, chiming and gonging. But the clocks aren't the only noise the kids hear at midnight. Someone or something is tapping in the night. Is this person or thing inventing trouble for the convention? When the Aldens go to dinner at a local Chinese restaurant, Benny can't wait for his favorite part of the meal dessert.
He loves breaking open the delicious fortune cookies and reading the messages inside. But when Benny opens his cookie, instead of a fortune, he finds a handwritten riddle. One cookie leads to another, and the Aldens soon realize they've bitten into another mystery. Who is leaving the Aldens the mysterious cookie clues, and why? Henry, Jessie, Violet and Benny are actors in a live mystery show being broadcast on an old-fashioned AM radio station. But that's not the only mystery the Boxcar children are part of it's starting to look like the radio station is haunted!
Why would a ghost want to sabotage a radio show? Can the Aldens save the radio station before its listeners are scared away? When the Aldens visit their friend Fran in Wisconsin, they can't wait to hear her tell the story of the runaway ghost.
Fran's family ghost hasn't been spotted in years, but the Aldens still shiver at the spooky tale of the ghost's bell clanging after dark. Then Violet hears a mysterious ringing in the middle of the night and the children start to wonder could the runaway ghost be back?
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The Alden's neighbor, Lina, thinks there's treasure hidden in her attic and she wants the Boxcar Children to help her find it. Of course, the children are eager to help search but it appears they aren't the only ones looking for the treasure. Can the Boxcar Children discover the treasure in the attic before someone else finds it first?
The Aldens' boxcar is the perfect place for games, picnics, sleepovers, and fun.
But is it also the perfect place for ghosts? When strange things start happening there, Benny is convinced that the boxcar is haunted. Will the Boxcar Children be able to scare away the ghost The Aldens find themselves right in the middle of an Iowa cornfield and a brand-new mystery! The farm where the children are visiting is famous for its wonderful corn maze, and every year visitors come to walk through the maze and enjoy the Corn King Days festival.
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But the maze is being vandalized at night, and the festival is in danger of being shut down. Can the children catch the culprit and save the festival? The Alden children knew they would be investigating a mystery at Eton Place, but they had no idea there would be a ghost there, too! An old family friend, Norah Eton, believes there is a valuable piece of jewelry hidden somewhere on her property, but she only has one small clue to help the Aldens find it.
Will they be able to find the treasure, or will the ghost of the Chattering Bones scare them away first? A Medieval Fair has come to town, and the Aldens get grandfather's permission to volunteer their time. Benny becomes a page to the Silver Knight, a top suspect when the valuable antique sword used in the fair goes missing. But the pompous King Richard, who tends to forget that he's an actor and not a real king, seems to think the sword belongs to him.
And the beautiful Princess Annabel may also have something to hide. Can the Boxcar Children find the sword and solve the mystery before the fair moves on to Silver City? When a new store called the Game Spot opens in their town, the Aldens are thrilled. But it's not fun and games when the other stores at Crossroads mall are robbed. What's more, letters are disappearing from the sign in front of the shopping center! It all seems to spell a new mystery for the Boxcar Children The Aldens visit an old Kansas inn that's full of secrets!
Nobody knows why a famous photographer visited the inn just to take a single picture. And what about the other legendary guest a heroic young stranger who'd come west on an "orphan train?
The famous mystery writer, Gilbert Finch, is coming to Greenfield to speak at the library, and the Aldens can't wait to meet him. When they go with Grandfather to pick Finch up at the train station, he is nowhere to be found. Henry, Jessie, Violet and Benny need to solve this mystery quickly. The Aldens are helping one of Grandfather's friends break a world record by building the world's largest yo-yo! As they help with the project, strange things begin to happen. First someone follows them, and then the plans for the yo-yo turn up missing.
Someone is trying to sabotage the yo-yo before it's launched! It seems there are a few people in Greenfield who don't want this yo-yo completed. The Boxcar Children will piece the evidence together to get to the bottom of this mystery. Amy rents cabins to tourists who hope to see the mysterious underwater creature, the Ogopogo, swimming in the lake. Henry, Jesse, Violet and Benny can't wait to try to spot the Ogopogo from their cabin. Amy tells the children about a riddle that an old friend left for her in one of the cabins that could lead to a small treasure.
The Deserted Library Mystery. The Animal Shelter Mystery. The Old Motel Mystery. The Mystery of the Hidden Painting. The Amusement Park Mystery. The Mystery of the Mixed-Up Zoo. The Camp-Out Mystery. The Mystery Girl. The Mystery Cruise.
The Disappearing Friend Mystery. The Mystery of the Singing Ghost. The Mystery in the Snow.