The Boxcar Children

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Four orphaned siblings set up housekeeping in an abandoned boxcar because they think their grandfather is mean; but after becoming acquainted with him, they realize he is a nice man and they move into his house and live happily ever after.

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User Review  - ladycato - LibraryThing

I loved this book as a kid. I owned it and read it time and again. Reading it at age 40... it doesn't hold up so well. There's little substance to the book. The voice is quaint though rings as stilted ... Read full review

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User Review  - gakgakg - LibraryThing

This is not a 5 star book but dammit, I'm giving it 5 stars anyway. I remember gobbling this up as a kid and it felt like a goddamn treat to read it as an adult and throw away everything I've learned ... Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER PAGE I THE FOUR HUNGRY CHILDREN
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NIGHT IS TURNED INTO DAY
16
A New HOME IN THE WOODS
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