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Ready Reference Treatise: The Boxcar Children

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“The Boxcar Children” by Gertrude Chandler Warner was originally published in 1924. It is a children’s book. Gertrude Chandler Warner was a first-grade school teacher in America when she wrote this book.

There are, at present, more than one hundred titles in this series. This series is particularly for children.

The book’s revised edition was published in 1942. The story revolves around four orphan children named Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny. These children make a home for themselves in an abandoned boxcar in the forest.

The children finally meet their grandfather. He happens to be a very rich but very kind man, although the children had believed that he would be cruel. The children take a decision to live with their grandfather. The old man has the beloved boxcar shifted to his backyard so that it can be used as a playhouse by the children.

Ready Reference Treatise: The Boxcar Children
Chapter One: Introduction
Chapter Two: Plot Overview
Chapter Three: Major and Minor Characters
Chapter Four: Summary in Brief
Chapter Five: Complete Summary
Chapter Six: Critical Analysis

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