Order of Gertrude Chandler Warner Books
Gertrude Chandler Warner (1890-1979) was an American author of children’s mystery novels. She is best known for creating the popular Boxcar Children series. Gertrude had wanted to become a writer from when she was a young girl. She would write stories for her grandfather and give them to him as Christmas gifts. As a child, Warner would see the inside of a caboose with a stove inside and dream about living inside a train. It would be this childhood dream that she would develop into what she would ultimately be known for – The Boxcar Children. Besides writing, Warner also worked as a teacher and volunteered for various non-profit organizations. She died in 1979 at the age of 89.
Gertrude Chandler Warner became a published author in 1916 with the novel The House of Delight. Although many novels are credited to her, only the first 19 Boxcar Children novels were written by their original creator. Benny Uncovers a Mystery was her final novel. Below is a list of Gertrude Chandler Warner’s books in order of when they were first published:
Publication Order of Boxcar Children Books
Publication Order of Boxcar Children Special Books
Publication Order of Adventures Of Benny and Watch Books
Publication Order of Boxcar Children Graphic Novels
Publication Order of Standalone Novels
|The House of Delight||(1916)|
|The World in a Barn||(1927)|
|The World on a Farm||(1931)|
|Peter Piper, Missionary Parakeet||(1967)|
Publication Order of Short Story Collections
Publication Order of Standalone Plays
Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books
|Good Americans: First Lessons for the Littlest Ones||(1926)|
|Windows into Alaska: A Course for Primary Children, Stories and Notes for Teachers||(1928)|
Note: The Boxcar Children was originally published in 1924 as The Box-Car Children, and was condensed and reissued in 1942.
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Gertrude Chandler Warner Synopsis: In The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner, the Alden kids find a boxcar that they decide to make into a home.