9+ quotes from The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner

Quotes from The Boxcar Children

Gertrude Chandler Warner ·  160 pages

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“One warm night four children stood in front of a bakery. No one knew them. No one knew where they had come from.”
― Gertrude Chandler Warner, quote from The Boxcar Children


“How they love the old boxcar!”
― Gertrude Chandler Warner, quote from The Boxcar Children


“But when tomorrow came, the children had more than bread and milk, as you will soon see.”
― Gertrude Chandler Warner, quote from The Boxcar Children


“While the mystery element is central to each of Miss Warner’s books, she never thought of them as strictly juvenile mysteries. She liked to stress the Aldens’ independence and resourcefulness and their solid New England devotion to using up and making do. The Aldens go about most of their adventures with as little adult supervision as possible—something else that delights young readers.”
― Gertrude Chandler Warner, quote from The Boxcar Children


“Watch. He is her dog. She took the thorn out of his foot.”
― Gertrude Chandler Warner, quote from The Boxcar Children


“Moore’s and stay, until the surprise comes.”
― Gertrude Chandler Warner, quote from The Boxcar Children


“of the boxcar and was just right for a step.”
― Gertrude Chandler Warner, quote from The Boxcar Children


“rolled the door shut, and then it really began to rain.”
― Gertrude Chandler Warner, quote from The Boxcar Children


“top of those. Violet filled her arms with brush”
― Gertrude Chandler Warner, quote from The Boxcar Children


About the author

Gertrude Chandler Warner
Born place: in Putnam, Connecticut, The United States
Born date April 16, 1890
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