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

The life of a hermit crab makes marine biology into high adventure.

Pagoo

What should Ben Franklin do when he was bored to tears while listening to people arguing about laws?

Ben Franklin and the Magic Squares

This short chapter book retells the story of the slave girl who helped Naaman recover from his leprosy.

Moriah’s Wings

What could 11-year-old John Jacob Mickley and his father do to help the Revolutionary cause when they were in Philadelphia as the British approached?

Saving the Liberty Bell

When a young Quaker man joins Washington’s army, his family devises an ingenious way to get information to the General.

Buttons for General Washington

Pizza for the Queen by Nancy Castaldo

When the queen wants to taste his pizza, Raffaele does his best to cook a masterpiece for her.

Pizza for the Queen

Little Pennsylvania Dutch Boy by Sharon Schnupp Keupfer

Clair had to learn a lot about trusting God when his father had to go away to work as a conscientious objector rather than going to war.

Little Pennsylvania Dutch Boy

A Picture Book of Daniel Boone by Daniel A. and Michael S. Adler

With beautiful paintings and short blocks of text, young children can learn about the life of a famous explorer.

A Picture Book of Daniel Boone

The Journey of York by Hasan Davis

The story of York, a slave taken along on the Lewis and Clark expedition, is told with beautiful paintings.

Journey of York