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Box-Car Children (Version 2)

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The Box-Car Children is a heartwarming tale of four siblings who find themselves orphaned and living in an abandoned boxcar. The children work together to create a cozy home in their new surroundings, using their ingenuity and resourcefulness to make the best of their situation.

The characters are endearing and relatable, each with their own strengths and quirks that make them a lovable and cohesive unit. The story is well-paced and engaging, with plenty of suspense and unexpected twists to keep readers on their toes.

The themes of family, resilience, and the power of imagination are beautifully woven throughout the narrative, making it a story that will stay with readers long after they finish the last page. Overall, The Box-Car Children is a timeless classic that is sure to enchant readers of all ages.

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Henry, Jess, Violet, and Benny just lost their father and are all alone. To avoid being sent to the grandfather they fear, they have no choice but to run away. What follows is a weary midnight journey and the fun of settling into an old, abandoned boxcar in the woods. When Henry's job makes them new friends, they don't realize how important that will be for their future. - Summary by HannahMary

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