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The Boxcar Children
Author: Gertrude Chandler Warner
Age Group: 7 to 9
Lexile Range: 340L to 700L
About the series: The Boxcar Children mysteries feature 4 orphans (Henry 14, Jessie 12, Violet 10, and Benny 6) who solve mysteries while traveling.
Gertrude Chandler Warner wrote the first 19 books in the series, beginning in 1942. The series is still in production today written by different authors though with the byline "Created by Gertrude Chandler Warner".