The Box-Car Children

Gertrude Chandler WARNER (1890 - 1979)

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. (Summary by francesb)

Genre(s): Action & Adventure, Family

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 01 - The Flight Woolly Bee
00:10:06
Play 02 02 - The Second Night Woolly Bee
00:10:06
Play 03 03 - Shelter Woolly Bee
00:08:40
Play 04 04 - A New Home Woolly Bee
00:10:15
Play 05 05 - Housekeeping Drew Johnson
00:09:01
Play 06 06 - Earning a Living Kimberly Krause
00:12:18
Play 07 07 - At Home maryagneskatherine
00:13:54
Play 08 08 - Building the Dam maryagneskatherine
00:13:06
Play 09 09 - Cherry Picking maryagneskatherine
00:09:55
Play 10 10 - The Race jtueller
00:08:23
Play 11 11 - More Education jtueller
00:09:02
Play 12 12 - Ginseng jtueller
00:05:42
Play 13 13 - Trouble Drew Johnson
00:10:33
Play 14 14 - Caught Frances Brown
00:08:15
Play 15 15 - A New Grandfather S R Colon
00:07:18
Play 16 16 - A United Family Patti Cunningham
00:09:41
Play 17 17 - Safe Patti Cunningham
00:06:18