Here’s what we suggest instead of/in addition to reading the Boxcar Children series by Gertrude Chandler Warner. Listen to the podcast to hear us talk about some of these titles in more depth!
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Kait, Becca, and their guests Anna of Bellwether Friends and Holly of TopatoCo continue Flashback Summer by trying to solve the mystery of the missing entertainment after slogging through Nancy Drew and the Ghost of Craven Cove and The Hardy Boys and the Secret of Sigma Seven. Will they discover why they read so many of these books as kids? Will they uncover the secret to why these series are so long-lasting? Will they deduce the three basic personality types of all teenagers in series mystery books? (Spoiler alert: no, no, yes.)
Readers advisory: Here.
Coming up next: Angels to Watch Over Me by Lurlene McDaniel.
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(But no pressure, we’re also happy if you get these items from your local library or independent bookstore.)