The Boxcar Children (The Boxcar Children, No. 1)

Paperback, 256 pages

English language

Published June 1, 1989 by Albert Whitman & Company.

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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! --back cover

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  • Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
  • Fiction
  • Children: Grades 3-4
  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Children's Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction
  • Orphans
  • Family - Orphans & Foster Homes
  • Family - Siblings
  • Brothers and sisters