The Boxcar Children

By Gertrude Chandler Warner; Mike Dubisch (Illustrator); Shannon Eric Denton (Adapted by)
(Albert Whitman & Company, Paperback, 9780807528679, 32pp.)

Publication Date: February 2009

Other Editions of This Title: Library Binding, Paperback

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Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny Alden are brothers and sisters--and they're orphans The only way they can stay together is to make it on their own. One night, during a storm, the children find an old red boxcar that keeps them warm and safe. They decide to make it their home.

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