The Aldens head back to Mystery Ranch for another summer! They are thrilled to learn their friend Mike has moved to Yellow Sands--a new town nearby. But when a house fire breaks out and Mike is blamed for starting it, the Aldens must find the real culprit to help their friend. What started as a single story about the Alden Children has delighted readers for generations and sold more than 80 million books worldwide. Featuring timeless adventures, mystery, and suspense, The Boxcar Children(R) series continues to inspire children to learn, question, imagine, and grow.
Author: Gertrude Chandler Warner
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 7.72h x 5.26w x 0.32d
Audience: Ages 9-12
Reading Level: 3
Point Value: 2
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 5305 / Mike's Mystery
About the Author
Warner, Gertrude Chandler: -
Gertrude Chandler Warner grew up in Putnam, Connecticut. She wrote The Boxcar Children because she had always dreamed about what it would be like to live in a caboose or a freight car--just as the Aldens do. When readers asked for more adventures, Warner wrote more books--a total of nineteen in all. After her death, other authors have continued to write stories about Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny Alden, and today the Boxcar Children series has more than one hundred books.