Ann did not want to move with her family to the West, so how could she ever learn to be content there?

The Cabin Faced West

A blind boy himself, Louis Braille invented the alphabet that is still used today by the blind.

Out of Darkness

After a diagnosis of diabetes, Ralph needed a warm climate and sunshine—but he also needed to make a living for himself.

Shaking the Nickel Bush

The man who surveyed the capitol city of the United States was not only a surveyor, but also had other incredible talents.

What Are You Figuring Now?

Megan is doing her best to make a new girl feel welcome, but don’t the other girls like her anymore?

The Missing Invitation

When Ralph got in trouble in Boston, he was sent to live with his grandfather in Maine, and found himself in one of the hardest situations he had ever experienced.

The Fields of Home

John D tells story after story about how his brother Tom, the Great Brain, swindled him and every other boy in town.

The Great Brain Series

When a little boy’s cat was kidnapped and taken far away from home, how could he get back to his little boy again?

The Cat That Walked a Week

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

The Joke’s on George

Simple, interesting text and beautiful color pictures describe many giants who have lived or still live in the sea.

Dragons of the Deep

Just because an old woman has a magpie and a cat that get along with each other, does that make her a witch?

The Tower By the Sea

After moving to Boston when they had to leave Colorado, Ralph’s mother and the family have to find a way to make a living for themselves, and make a home.

Mary Emma and Company

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

Wanted! Criminals of the Animal Kingdom

Life during the Ice Age, among the cave men, is described through the eyes of a young boy and his family.

Life in the Great Ice Age

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

Days With Mary

The life story of a famous hymn writer, written for children, along with stories about some of the different songs she wrote.

Frances Ridley Havergal