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The Boxcar Children
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Series:
Boxcar children volume 1.
Published:
Random House Children's Books 1989
Format:
Adobe EPUB eBook, OverDrive Read
Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 3.9 - AR Pts: 2
Lexile measure:
580L
Status:
Checked Out
Description
Four brave siblings were searching for a home – and found a life of adventure! Join the Boxcar Children as they set out on their own in the first book in this illustrated chapter book series beloved by generations of readers.
Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny are brothers and sisters. They're orphans too, and the only way they can stay together is to make it on their own. When the children find an abandoned boxcar in the woods, they decide to call it home—and become the Boxcar Children!
What started as a single story about the Alden Children has delighted readers for generations and sold more than 80 million books worldwide. Featuring timeless adventures, mystery, and suspense, The Boxcar Children® series continues to inspire children to learn, question, imagine, and grow.
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Street Date:
01/01/1989
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780807596487
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 3.9, 2 Points
Lexile measure:
580
Fountas & Pinnell:
O
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Gertrude Chandler Warner. (1989). The Boxcar Children. Random House Children's Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Gertrude Chandler Warner. 1989. The Boxcar Children. Random House Children's Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Gertrude Chandler Warner, The Boxcar Children. Random House Children's Books, 1989.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Gertrude Chandler Warner. The Boxcar Children. Random House Children's Books, 1989.

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Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny are brothers and sisters. They're orphans too, and the only way they can stay together is to make it on their own. When the children find an abandoned boxcar in the woods, they decide to call it home—and become the Boxcar Children!
What started as a single story about the Alden Children has delighted readers for generations and sold more than 80 million books worldwide. Featuring timeless adventures, mystery, and suspense, The Boxcar Children® series continues to inspire children to learn, question, imagine, and grow.
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Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny are brothers and sisters. They're orphans too, and the only way they can stay together is to make it on their own. When the children find an abandoned boxcar in the woods, they decide to call it home—and become the Boxcar Children!
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