The Boxcar Children® Great Adventure

In this all-new very special mini-series, the Aldens have been recruited by a secret society to return lost artifacts and treasures to their rightful locations—all around the world!

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Latest Book Release

The Clue in the Papyrus Scroll

The Aldens arrive in Egypt but the agent they’re supposed to meet has gone missing!

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Book 1: Journey on a Runaway Train

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Book 3: The Detour of the Elephants

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Book 4: The Shackleton Sabotage

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Book 5: The Khipu and the Final Key

75th Anniversary Gifts and Collector Editions

Throughout the year commemorative sets and editions will be released. Join our newsletter to be notified when they are available.

The Boxcar Children® 20-Book Set

Includes Gertrude Chandler Warner’s original nineteen books, plus an all-new activity book, stickers, and a magnifying glass!

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The Boxcar Children®: Fully Illustrated Edition

Illustrated by Anne Yvonne Gilbert

The Boxcar Children® Great Adventure 5-Book Set

A brand-new miniseries

Look for the new animated movie, Surprise Island, set to release this fall!

Join the Aldens as they spend the summer on their own private island where they meet a new friend with an amazing secret! Featuring an all-star cast, including Martin Sheen as Grandfather Alden and J.K. Simmons as Dr. Moore, the second book in the beloved Boxcar Children series comes to life this fall!

Meet the Cast of The Boxcar Children®: Surprise Island

Joey King

Joey King

J.K. Simmons

J.K. Simmons

Martin Sheen

Martin Sheen

Griffin Gluck

Griffin Gluck

Talitha Bateman

Talitha Bateman

Carter Sand

Carter Sand

The Boxcar Children® for the Classroom!

In celebration of the 75th anniversary, we’re pleased to offer common core-aligned lesson plans to be used with the original Boxcar Children mystery. Designed for easy implementation, experienced educators developed this full, chapter-by-chapter curriculum guide and corresponding workbook that you can can download free for use in your classroom!

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To celebrate the 75th Anniversary of The Boxcar Children®, Albert Whitman & Company and Hammerhead Productions are sponsoring a nationwide contest to select a child between the ages of 5 and 14 to win a part in the animated movie Surprise Island, which is set to launch in fall 2017.