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The Boxcar Children (1989, original release: 1977)


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Kids' PaperbacksJ/PAPERBACK/SERIES/BOXCARDue 12-05-18
Published: New York : Scholastic, 1989 ©1977
Series: Warner, Gertrude Chandler, Boxcar children mysteriesAlden family mysteries
Edition:  First Scholastic print
Description:  154 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 0590426907, 9780590426909, 0590426907,
Language:  English

Describes episodes about children who make a boxcar their home

"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!"--Page 4 of cover


Decoding demand: 69 (high) -- Semantic demand: 73 (high) -- Syntactic demand: 78 (high) -- Structure demand: 82 (very high)

[I.] The four hungry children -- [II.] Night is turned into day -- [III.] A new home in the woods -- [IV.] Henry has two surprises -- [V.] The explorers find treasure -- [VI.] A queer noise in the night -- [VII.] A big meal from little onions -- [VIII.] A swimming pool at last -- [IX.] Fun in the cherry orchard -- [X.] Henry and the free-for-all -- [XI.] The doctor takes a hand -- [XII.] James Henry and Henry James -- [XIII.] A new home for the boxcar

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Additional Credits:
Deal, L. Kate.

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