Gertrude Chandler Warner and the Boxcar Children
For more than 50 years, readers have been captivated by the independence and perseverance of the Boxcar Children--Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny Alden. Now available in paperback, this biography introduces young readers to their creator, Gertrude Chandler Warner, telling of her childhood, her bouts with poor health, and her teaching and writing careers. of photos. (Available now)
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