Orphaned and alone, the Alden children make a home in an abandoned boxcar in the woods. These remarkable children demonstrate their independence and ability to “use up and make do” as they overcome every obstacle with plucky perseverance and true courage.
Gertrude Chandler Warner grew up dreaming about what fun it must be to live in a caboose or freight car. THE BOXCAR CHILDREN was so well received that Ms. Warner wrote 19 more books about the Alden family adventures – resulting in the acclaimed BOXCAR CHILDREN series.
“An impeccable production of a compelling story…” (Publishers Weekly)
From the Cassette edition.
About Gertrude Chandler Warner
Gertrude Chandler Warner, a teacher, wrote books that were both easy and fun to read. This story, like the other 18 in the now-classic Boxcar Children series which have sold over three million copies in paperback, features children solving problems… More about Gertrude Chandler Warner
Published by Listening Library (Audio) Sep 27, 2011| 120 Minutes| 6-9 years| ISBN 9780307991386