The Box-Car Children

The Box-Car Children

By: Gertrude Chandler Warner
Published by: Rand McNally & Company
Publication Date: 1924
Series: Boxcar Children
Series Number: 1
List: Best Read Alouds for Boys (Age 4-6)

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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.

Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny are orphans. Determined to make it on their own, they set out to find a safe place to live.

They discover an old, red boxcar that provides shelter from a storm. Against all odds, they make it into their home—and become The Boxcar Children.

From the back of the 1977 Scholastic reprint

The Boxcar Children Reprint

The Boxcar Children
Reprinted in 2020 by Dover Publications
Available formats: Hardcover
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