The Boxcar Children Great Adventure

5 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 178 ratings

Journey on a Runaway Train Publisher's Summary

Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny didn't think the old trunk in their house held anything interesting. But an unusual statue they find inside leads them to the Reddimus Society, a secret guild dedicated to returning lost treasures to where they belong.

Now the Aldens must help their new friends by traveling across the country with the statue and six mysterious boxes! Can the Boxcar Children keep these seven treasures out of the wrong hands?

©2017 Albert Whitman & Co. (P)2017 Oasis Audio
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  • Book 1

    • 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 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 40

    Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny didn't think the old trunk in their house held anything interesting. But an unusual statue they find inside leads them to the Reddimus Society, a secret guild dedicated to returning lost treasures to where they belong. Now the Aldens must help their new friends by traveling across the country with the statue and six mysterious boxes! Can the Boxcar Children keep these seven treasures out of the wrong hands?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bed Time favorite

    • By Joshua Schaaf on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $4.89

  • Book 2

    • The Clue in the Papyrus Scroll

    • The Boxcar Children Great Adventure, Book 2
    • By: Gertrude Chandler Warner, Dee Garretson, JM Lee
    • Narrated by: Aimee Lilly
    • Length: 2 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    When Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny boarded a train to help the Reddimus Society return a stolen treasure, they didn't plan on traveling around the world. But after a close call with the society's archrivals - the Argents - it's now up to the Boxcar Children to return the remaining six artifacts to their rightful homes. As the children travel through Egypt, Kenya, England, and Italy, can they stay one step ahead of those trying to sabotage their plans?

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  • Book 3

    • The Detour of the Elephants

    • The Boxcar Children Great Adventure, Book 3
    • By: Gertrude Chandler Warner, Dee Garretson, JM Lee
    • Narrated by: Aimee Lilly
    • Length: 2 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 24

    Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny chart a course for China to return the Reddimus Society's fourth artifact! Along the way they meet old friends and make new ones, but a thief threatens to ruin their trip. Then, after an unexpected stop in Thailand, they meet a suspicious man claiming to work for the Reddimus Society. The Aldens wonder if someone close to them is working for the other side. Who can the Boxcar Children trust to help them?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome Book

    • By Heather Loe on 07-31-18

    Regular price: $4.89

  • Book 4

    • 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 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    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. Using their knowledge about Australia, the Aldens find the coin's owner, but a saboteur is again hot on their heels and nearly spoils their hard work. Next up, the Aldens travel to frigid Antarctica, where they need to return an artifact to the hut Shackleton used on his expeditions to the South Pole.

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  • Book 5

    • The Khipu and the Final Key

    • The Boxcar Children Great Adventure, Book 5
    • By: Dee Garretson, J M Lee
    • Narrated by: Aimee Lilly
    • Length: 2 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    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 final leg of the Aldens' journey brings them to South America and to the Salt Flats in northern Argentina. But when they hit a dead end, they realize someone has tricked them in order to delay their plans! Returning to Buenos Aires, the Aldens connect with the Silvertons and are able to get back on track. But it is clear their rivals are closer than ever.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great series for all of my elementary aged kids!

    • By Edie Wilkerson on 09-22-18

    Regular price: $4.89