The Boxcar Children

By Gertrude Chandler Warner; L. Kate Deal (Illustrator)
(Albert Whitman & Company, Paperback, 9780807508527, 154pp.)

Publication Date: January 1989

Other Editions of This Title: Library Binding, Paperback

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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.



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Wednesday, Aug 12, 2009

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