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Boxcar Children. The Boxcar Children were created by Gertrude Chandler Warner and appeared in the “Boxcar Children” series, which has run for over 100 novels from 1924 to the present, beginning with The Boxcar Children.

Jessie, Benny, Henry and Violet Alden are the Boxcar Children. They are orphaned and are forced to make their home in an abandoned boxcar along with their dog, Watch. By the end of The Boxcar Children they are reunited with their wealthy grandfather, who moves their boxcar to his backyard. The children continue to live in the boxcar and have a variety of adventures and solve various mysteries.

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