Gertrude Chandler Warner
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Gertrude Chandler Warner

Gertrude Chandler Warner was born in Putnam, Connecticut, on April 16, 1890, to Edgar and Jane Warner. Her family included a sister, Frances, and a brother, John. From the age of five, she dreamed of becoming an author. She wrote stories for her Grandfather Carpenter, and each Christmas she gave him one of these stories as a gift. Today, Ms. Warner is best remembered as the author of The Boxcar Children Mysteries.

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    • The Boxcar Children

    • The Boxcar Children Mysteries, Book 1
    • By: Gertrude Chandler Warner
    • Narrated by: Aimee Lilly
    • Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 96
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95

    One warm night four children stood in front of a bakery. No one knew them. No one knew where they had come from. Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny are orphans. Can they find a home where they can stay together as a family?....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A childhood classic

    • By Dane H. on 11-25-18

    Regular price: $4.89

    • Surprise Island

    • The Boxcar Children Mysteries, Book 2
    • By: Gertrude Chandler Warner
    • Narrated by: Tim Gregory
    • Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 32

    The Aldens spend the summer on their own private island. There they meet a new friend with an amazing secret....

    Regular price: $4.89

    • Yellow House Mystery

    • The Boxcar Children Mysteries, Book 3
    • By: Gertrude Chandler Warner
    • Narrated by: Tim Gregory
    • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 25

    Years ago, a man vanished from the yellow house on Surprise Island. Why? The Aldens have found a clue to the mystery....

    Regular price: $4.89

    • Mystery Ranch

    • The Boxcar Children Mysteries, Book 4
    • By: Gertrude Chandler Warner
    • Narrated by: Aimee Lilly
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109

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

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator terrible

    • By RC on 12-14-14

    Regular price: $8.99

    • Journey on a Runaway Train

    • The Boxcar Children Great Adventure, Book 1
    • By: Gertrude Chandler Warner, Dee Garretson, JM Lee
    • Narrated by: Aimee Lilly
    • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 49

    Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny didn't think the old trunk in their house held anything interesting....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bed Time favorite

    • By Joshua Schaaf on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $4.89

    • Mike's Mystery

    • The Boxcar Children Mysteries, Book 5
    • By: Gertrude Chandler Warner
    • Narrated by: Tim Gregory
    • Length: 1 hr and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69

    The Alden children are visiting Aunt Jane when a nearby house burns down....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • rating

    • By Carol W on 02-07-19

    Regular price: $8.99

    • Blue Bay Mystery

    • The Boxcar Children Mysteries, Book 6
    • By: Gertrude Chandler Warner
    • Narrated by: Aimee Lilly
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    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 them....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Love the story; not a fan of the narration

    • By Jennifer L. Mohrman on 05-29-18

    Regular price: $8.99

    • The Shackleton Sabotage

    • The Boxcar Children Great Adventure, Book 4
    • By: Gertrude Chandler Warner
    • Narrated by: Aimee Lilly
    • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    As the children tour the famed Sydney Opera House, their next puzzle - and its key - falls right into their laps. They need to find the rightful owner of a rare Australian coin....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Amazon Customer on 01-09-19

    Regular price: $4.89

    • The Woodshed Mystery

    • The Boxcar Children Mysteries, Book 7
    • By: Gertrude Chandler Warner
    • Narrated by: Aimee Lilly
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good

    • By karyn on 02-25-17

    Regular price: $8.99

    • Tree House Mystery

    • The Boxcar Children Mysteries, Book 14
    • By: Gertrude Chandler Warner
    • Narrated by: Aimee Lilly
    • Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    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....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Again

    • By mimismom on 10-16-17

    Regular price: $8.99

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