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Publisher Comments:

Before they were the Boxcar Children, Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny Alden lived with their parents at Fair Meadow Farm. Newbery-Award winning author Patricia MacLachlan pays loving tribute to the classic novel by Gertrude Chandler Warner in this story of the Alden children's origins and the challenges they faced before their boxcar adventures.

Synopsis:

In the year before they become the orphans known as the Boxcar Children, Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny Alden live with their parents at Fair Meadow Farm, where, although times are hard, they take in a family who have been stranded in their car during a blizzard.

About the Author

Patricia MacLachlan is the celebrated author of many timeless books for young readers, including Sarah, Plain and Tall, winner of the Newbery Medal. She lives with her husband and two border terriers in Williamsburg, Massachusetts. Tim Jessell is the illustrator of many books for children. He lives in Stillwater, Oklahoma, with his wife and children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807566176
Author:
Maclachlan, Patricia
Publisher:
Albert Whitman & Company
Author:
MacLachlan, Patricia
Author:
Jessell, Tim
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
orphans, mystery, farm, family, parents and children, death and dying, Gertrude Chandler Warner, The Boxcar Children
Subject:
common core
Subject:
Chapter Book
Subject:
prequel
Subject:
Series
Subject:
Violet
Subject:
Benny
Subject:
Jessie
Subject:
Henry
Subject:
watch
Subject:
Patricia MacLachlan
Subject:
Aldens
Subject:
Boxcar
Subject:
Grandfather
Subject:
Circus
Subject:
the Great Depression
Subject:
Friend
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Life cycle
Subject:
Bennie
Subject:
Jesse
Subject:
snowstorm
Subject:
family values
Subject:
Value
Subject:
Hospitality
Subject:
Good Samaritan
Subject:
Generosity
Subject:
African-American
Subject:
bake sale
Subject:
Gertrude Chandler Warner
Subject:
Tim Jessell
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. 20th Century
Publication Date:
20130931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 2 up to 5
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.625 x 5.25 in
Age Level:
from 7 up to 10

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"Synopsis" by , In the year before they become the orphans known as the Boxcar Children, Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny Alden live with their parents at Fair Meadow Farm, where, although times are hard, they take in a family who have been stranded in their car during a blizzard.
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