22 terms

The Boxcar Children - first book

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Children's Home
a place where children lived if their parents were unable to take care of them.
Boxcar
a section of a train with sliding doors and a roof used for carrying goods.
Politely
showing good manners.
Brook
a small stream of fresh water.
Thorn
a sharp point on the end of the plants
Exploring
searching for something by traveling to different places
Treasures
valuable objects
Rust
a reddish substance that forms on metal when there is moisture in the air
Admired
feeling respect for someone
Kettle
a container used for heating liquid
Hem
to sew down a folded edge of cloth
Queer
a strange or odd thing
Eagerly
means excitedly
Dam
a structure built to stop the flow of water
Delightedly
very happily
Remarked
to say something or mention something as a comment or remark with attention
Stockings
covering for the legs and feet and/or something used at Christmas to hold small items
Mills
buildings similar to factories
Bleachers
benches people sit on for sporting events
Crossly
annoyed or angry
Growl
a deep, threatening sound made by an animal
Homesick
to miss home

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