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.