The boxcar children is a heart warming story with some adventure. 4 orphaned children find an abandoned boxcar and make it their new home. They children's parents died and there only family is there Grandpa. They think there Grandpa doesn't want them, so they go live in a boxcar. The oldest child, Henry, goes to work in a town called Silver City. They kids are happy until Violet gets sick. In the end the children are reunited with there Grandpa, who was actually looking for them.