One warm night four children stood in front of a bakery. No one knew them. No one knew where they had come from.

So begins the story of The Boxcar Children®, a series of unforgettable, now classic favorites created by Gertrude Chandler Warner in 1942.

Now there is a prequel from Newbery Medalist Patricia MacLachlan, entitled The Boxcar Children® Beginning: The Aldens of Fair Meadow Farm. Fans of all ages can discover who Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny Alden were . . . before they were The Boxcar Children. 

Olivia Bell, winner of The Boxcar Children voice part contest  Voice part winner Olivia Bell (IL) records her lines for the upcoming animated version of The Boxcar Children. Check back here for more information on the release of the DVD this summer!