The Mystery of Alligator Swamp created by Gertrude Chandler Warner

The Mystery of Alligator Swamp (Boxcar Children Special #19) created by Gertrude Chandler Warner From the cover: Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny head down south to Louisiana and find themselves swamped in a new mystery! In the lush bayou country, the Aldens learn all about fishing, Cajun cooking, and the alligators …

Wondrous Words Wednesday

I ran across a couple new-to-me words this week. They’re both from The Mystery of Alligator Swamp (Boxcar Children Special # 19) created by Gertrude Chandler Warner. pirogue– in its simplest form, a dugout made from one log, but also a number of more elaborately fashioned boats, including various native …