The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner audiobook

The Boxcar Children

By Gertrude Chandler Warner
Read by Glen Reed

Author's Republic 9780807508510

The Boxcar Children Mysteries: Book 1

2.35 Hours 1
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Gertrude Chandler Warner (1890 –1979) was an author, mainly of children's stories. ‘The Boxcar Children’ is the first book in the series and was published in 1924. It tells the story of four orphaned children, Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny who create a home for themselves in an abandoned boxcar in the forest. Later, they meet their kind and wealthy grandfather and go to live with him. The book was adapted for film in 2014. Based on a 2007 online poll, the National Education Association named the book as one of its "Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children". In 2012 the book was ranked among the all-time Top 100 children's novels in a survey published by School Library Journal.

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Gertrude Chandler Warner (1890 –1979) was an author, mainly of children's stories. ‘The Boxcar Children’ is the first book in the series and was published in 1924. It tells the story of four orphaned children, Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny who create a home for themselves in an abandoned boxcar in the forest. Later, they meet their kind and wealthy grandfather and go to live with him. The book was adapted for film in 2014. Based on a 2007 online poll, the National Education Association named the book as one of its "Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children". In 2012 the book was ranked among the all-time Top 100 children's novels in a survey published by School Library Journal.

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Author Bio: Gertrude Chandler Warner

Author Bio: Gertrude Chandler Warner

Gertrude Warner (1890–1979) was born in Putnam, Connecticut. From the age of five, she dreamed of becoming an author. She wrote stories for her grandfather and each Christmas she gave him one as a gift. She went on to be a teacher for more than thirty years and was inspired to write easy and fun-to-read books for children in a time when there were few. Warner is best remembered as the author of the Boxcar Children mysteries.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Classics
Runtime: 2.35
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English