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The Boxcar Children (Boxcar Children, No 1)
The Boxcar Children - Boxcar Children, No 1
Author: Gertrude Chandler Warner
Henry, Jessie, Violet and Benny, four orphaned brothers and sisters, suddenly appear in a small town. No one knows who these young wanderers are or where they have come from. Frightened to live with a grandfather they have never met, the children make a home for themselves in an abandoned red boxcar they discover in the woods. Henry, the oldest,...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780590426909
ISBN-10: 0590426907
Publication Date: 1/1977
Pages: 154
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
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4.4 stars, based on 87 ratings
Publisher: Scholastic
Book Type: Paperback
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reviewed The Boxcar Children (Boxcar Children, No 1) on + 48 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
The very first one that introduces the Boxcar children characters. I had stayed away from the books since I thought it was a new fad in books, but these are actually first copyrighted in 1942! Lots of good work ethic in them just worked into the fabric of the story.
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this book is awesome for young readers,good mystery with family values in here too. I read this book many times when i was younger.
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My 7 year old loved this book.We did it as a read aloud and she didn't want me to stop reading.
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Wonderful classic children's book. My 5th grade teacher read the series to my class, and it still ranks among my favorite childhood books. I have a copy of it in my library.
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reviewed The Boxcar Children (Boxcar Children, No 1) on + 5 more book reviews
Great series- used in Beyond Five in a Row Homeschool Curriculum
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Fabulous read aloud!!
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from 9yo - "it's the best book I've read. I really liked it"
Included in Beyond Five-in-a-Row curriculum


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