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The Boxcar Children

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politely
in a way that shows good manners and respect for the feelings of others
Children's Home
a home for children whose parents are dead or unable to care for them
brook
a natural stream of running water smaller than a river or a creek
haystack
a large pile of hay
beg
to ask for something
pine needles
Needle shaped leaves
boxcar
an enclosed railroad freight car, typically with sliding doors on the side
rust
a solid brown material formed when iron combines chemically with oxygen
thorn
a sharp-pointed tip on a stem or leaf
handkerchief
a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory
bundle
a package of several things tied together for carrying or storing
watchdog
(n.) a dog that is trained to gauard property
tablecloth
a large piece of cloth that covers a table during a meal and protects or decorates it
treasures
money, jewels, or things that are worth a lot or have meaning
dump
a piece of land where waste materials are dumped
explorers
people who searched for new things and new places
teapot
a container with a handle and a spout that you use for making and pouring tea
admired
noticed something and liked it
ladle
large deep spoon used to serve soups, stews, punch and sauces
stocking
a long sock
delighted
very pleased
orchard
a place where fruit trees grow
dumplings
small balls or strips of boiled or steamed dough
wallpaper
a decorative paper for the walls of rooms
kettle
a metal pot for stewing or boiling

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