The Boxcar Children (The Boxcar Children Graphic Novels #1) (Paperback)
Albert Whitman & Company, 9780807528679, 32pp.
Publication Date: February 1, 2009
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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.
About the Author
Gertrude Chandler Warner was born in 1890 in Putnam, Connecticut, where she taught school and wrote The Boxcar Children because she had often imagined how delightful it would be to live in a caboose or freight car. Encouraged by the book's success, she went on to write eighteen more stories about the Alden children.
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