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Boxcar children (Fictitious characters)

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Works: 426 works in 1,217 publications in 5 languages and 163,961 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Detective and mystery stories, American  Detective and mystery fiction  Caricatures and cartoons  Comics (Graphic works)  Detective and mystery comic books, strips, etc  Drama 
Classifications: PZ7.W244,
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Publications about Boxcar children (Fictitious characters)
Most widely held works about Boxcar children (Fictitious characters)
    The boxcar children by Gertrude Chandler Warner( Book )
    47 editions published between 1924 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 7,906 libraries worldwide
    The Aldens begin their adventure by making a home in a boxcar. Their goal is to stay together, and in the process they find a grandfather
    Mike's mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner( Book )
    14 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,358 libraries worldwide
    The Alden children meet Mike Wood and a strange chain of events begins. Mike's house is mysteriously burned down, a man in a blue hat appears, and the Alden's uranium mine is in danger of being sabotaged. The four children solve the mystery
    Houseboat mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner( Book )
    11 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in English and held by 3,006 libraries worldwide
    The Alden family rents a houseboat to drift down the river, and encounters a mystery in the little towns along the river, involving a fast black car
    Mystery behind the wall by Gertrude Chandler Warner( Book )
    7 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in English and held by 2,725 libraries worldwide
    A young Canadian visitor helps the Alden family solve a mystery involving a lost coin collection
    Mountain top mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner( Book )
    10 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in English and held by 2,609 libraries worldwide
    A family starts out on a one-day mountain climbing excursion that becomes very exciting. In fact, it becomes an adventure for the former "boxcar" family. They unearth some mysteries and have a fine time in the process
    Caboose mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner( Book )
    10 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 2,597 libraries worldwide
    The Alden children have an adventure as they journey along with the Little North Railroad in two cabooses rented for the summer by their grandfather
    The yellow house mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner( Book )
    13 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,587 libraries worldwide
    "Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny used to live alone in a boxcar. Now they have a home with their grandfather and are determined to solve the mystery that surrounds an old yellow house on his property. Strange things have happened in that house where long ago a man disappeared. When the Boxcar Children explore the house, they find an old letter written by the brother of the man who vanished! And that's only the first startling discovery they make when they set out to investigate The Yellow House Mystery."--Page 4 of cover
    Bicycle mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner( Book )
    11 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and held by 2,558 libraries worldwide
    While on a bicycle trip to their aunt's farm, the four Aldens help solve a mystery
    Tree house mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner( Book )
    7 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 2,425 libraries worldwide
    Six children help solve the mystery of a missing spyglass that has kept two brothers feuding for years
    The haunted cabin mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner( Book )
    9 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 2,422 libraries worldwide
    The Alden children travel on a Mississippi paddle-wheel steamer to visit an old family friend in his cabin near Hannibal, Missouri, and try to discover who is responsible for the mysterious activities near the house
    Mystery ranch by Gertrude Chandler Warner( Book )
    16 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,408 libraries worldwide
    The Alden children go to care for their Aunt Jane on her ranch and discover a new mystery as they try to bring her out of her doldrums
    Mystery in the sand by Gertrude Chandler Warner( Book )
    6 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and held by 2,367 libraries worldwide
    A friendly writer with a metal detector, the mysterious inhabitants of a tower house, and the discovery of a locket in the sand are ingredients for the Aldens' latest mystery
    Benny uncovers a mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner( Book )
    7 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,341 libraries worldwide
    Two brothers take summer jobs at a department store where a series of peculiar events brings them under suspicion
    Snowbound mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner( Book )
    7 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in English and held by 2,334 libraries worldwide
    Four orphaned children used to live alone in a boxcar. Now they have a home with their grandfather, and in their new life encounter various adventures and mysteries
    Surprise Island by Gertrude Chandler Warner( Book )
    19 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,303 libraries worldwide
    Summer vacation on an almost private island gives the Aldens a challenge. Henry, Jessie, Violet and Benny used to live alone in a boxcar. Now they have a home with their grandfather and are spending the summer on their own private island. There is a mysterious stranger on the island with a secret--but that's not the only surprise in store for the Boxcar Children
    The lighthouse mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner( Book )
    14 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 2,138 libraries worldwide
    The children, who are spending the summer in a lighthouse on the New England coast, are disturbed by a mysterious woman walking the lighthouse grounds. Jessie's dog Watch wakes up growling almost every evening at midnight, and Henry finds a puzzling note in the sand
    Bus station mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner( Book )
    12 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and held by 2,093 libraries worldwide
    The Alden children, isolated in a storm at a small bus station, are led into a mystery centering on a polluted river
    The amusement park mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner( Book )
    5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1,997 libraries worldwide
    The Aldens search for carousel horses that have disappeared from an amusement park
    The deserted library mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner( Book )
    6 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and Albanian and held by 1,837 libraries worldwide
    At an old library, the Alden children discover a boy who needs their help and a stranger who is after a valuable object they found in the library
    Blue Bay mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner( Book )
    20 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,728 libraries worldwide
    The four Alden children and their new friend Lars uncover a mystery during a trip to an island in the South Seas
 
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