Books Should Be Free
Loyal Books
Free Public Domain Audiobooks & eBook Downloads
Search by: Title, Author or Keyword

Box-Car Children

Book cover
By: (1890-1979)

Box-Car Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner is a heartwarming and adventurous novel that follows the lives of four siblings who find themselves living in an abandoned boxcar. The story begins with the children, Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny, running away from their cruel grandfather and seeking shelter in the boxcar.

As they adapt to their new life in the boxcar, the siblings show remarkable resilience and ingenuity in making the best of their situation. They work together to gather food, find jobs, and make the boxcar a cozy home. The bond between the siblings is tested as they face various challenges, but they always stick together and support each other through thick and thin.

The author does a wonderful job of portraying the strong sibling relationships and the sense of adventure and independence that the children experience. The story is engaging and filled with suspense, as the children embark on various quests and unravel mysteries surrounding their past.

Overall, Box-Car Children is a heartwarming tale that teaches important lessons about family, friendship, and perseverance. It's a timeless classic that will appeal to readers of all ages and leave them feeling inspired and uplifted.

Book Description:
Four children: Henry, Jess Violet and Bennie. They are living alone in a stranded boxcar. They find items they need from the dump and a stray dog whom they name Watch. Henry earns money by working for a man named Dr. McAllister and his mother, Mrs. McAllister. But, while they are living their daily lives, little do they know that the McAllisters are watching their every move.

Stream audiobook and download chapters

Review this book

Popular Genres
More Genres
Paid Books