The Boxcar Children Beginning

The Boxcar Children Beginning

The Aldens of Fair Meadow Farm

Book - 2012
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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 has been stranded in their car during a blizzard.
Publisher: Chicago : Albert Whitman, 2012.
ISBN: 9780807566169
Characteristics: 119 p. :,ill.
Alternative Title: Aldens of Fair Meadow Farm


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Aug 28, 2017

it was sad and happy

Aug 31, 2016

It's a good book but the ending hit me hard because I knew what was coming

vpl_childrens Dec 15, 2015

The Alden household has always opened its doors to those in need during the Great Depression. However, when an unexpected event leaves the Alden children with nothing but each other, they must set out in the world and find a new way together. Ages 6-12.

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