When George Washington visited Charles Willson Peale’s museum, he received quite a surprise.

The Joke’s on George

Thirteen animals are presented, with descriptions of their “crimes” and information about how to deal with them.

Wanted! Criminals of the Animal Kingdom

Mary spends a happy year working and playing with her large family on their farm in the 1950s.

Days With Mary

When Letty and her family fled from the British army, would they find either their house or Letty’s geese when they returned?

The 18 Penny Goose

Will the yams grow, even though Kuri’s father did not sacrifice to the spirits?

A Question of Yams

Jemmy is very tired of being the prince’s whipping boy, and wants to go back to his life as a ratcatcher—but when the prince runs away and takes Jemmy along, they both have to use their wits to survive!

The Whipping Boy

When a little girl wandered away from her pioneer family’s home into the forests of New Hampshire, how could she survive until she was found?

The Bear That Heard Crying

Synopsis: Where did the giant trees come from to make the masts for the English navy’s ships?

Giants in the Land

Synopsis: When her father asks her to help unmask a plot against George Washington’s life, 13-year-old Phoebe must be brave and obedient.

Phoebe the Spy

Synopsis: When Lewis and Clark set off on their expedition to learn about the West, President Jefferson wanted them to send back presents for him.

Lewis and Clark: A Prairie Dog for the President

Synopsis: Thomas can’t understand why his mother is sending him on long trips every day with the rowboat—or why she hangs out laundry every day!

Redcoats and Petticoats

Washington’s victory over Cornwallis at Yorktown was not due to a famous person—who was responsible for it?

A Spy Called James

Railway Jack by KT Johnston

After losing his legs in a railway accident, Jim needed help—and found it in the form of a smart baboon!

Railway Jack

A tiny, hand-carved canoe makes the long voyage from Lake Superior to the Atlantic Ocean in this story lavishly illustrated with full-color paintings.

Paddle-to-the-Sea

In a very discrete and God-honoring way, the story of life from conception to birth is told for young children.

Wonderfully Made

This fun story describes a fox that George Washington supposedly hunted.

Cinnabar, the One O’Clock Fox