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

Book review of Beyond the Trail Synopsis: The Kauffman family needed to move 500 miles, but didn’t have the means to go by train, so they traveled by horse-drawn wagon.

Beyond the Trail

Grandfather is injured and can’t deliver a vital message; Ellen is too afraid to do it—how will the message get through to General Washington?

Toliver’s Secret

The Yoder family, now living in Arkansas, are growing rice—but what will happen to them as the Great Depression gets bad?

Arrow in the Sky

After a boy carves a seagull out of ivory, it stays with him and his descendants for generations as they work on whalers, clippers, and other ships.

Seabird

After the father of the Moody family died, Ralph, his mother, and his brothers and sisters all had to work together to survive.

Man of the Family

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