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 194
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 150
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150

    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?....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book, Poor Narration

    • By sean frazer on 11-05-18

    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
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

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

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • nostalgia

    • By megs on 05-28-19

    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 52
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 42

    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 145
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 124
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119

    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

    • 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 87
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73

    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 Hundred-Year Mystery

    • By: Gertrude Chandler Warner
    • Narrated by: Aimee Lilly
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    The Boxcar Children stumble across a 100-year-old time capsule with a mysterious journal inside. It contains clues that lead the children around Greenfield and through the history books in search of a lost treasure....

    Regular price: $4.89

    • 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 72
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 55

    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

    • 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 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    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
    • So fun I love it 🌹🌹🌹🌹💘💘💘💘💘💖💖💖💖💖💖💘💖💖💖💖💖💖💘💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-09-19

    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 97
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81

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

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Heh all right...

    • By W. Schmidt on 02-04-19

    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 39
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    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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