As he takes logs down the rivers to the market in St. Louis, Chris learns a lot about life and relationships in this wonderful story.
Ann did not want to move with her family to the West, so how could she ever learn to be content there?
A blind boy himself, Louis Braille invented the alphabet that is still used today by the blind.
After a diagnosis of diabetes, Ralph needed a warm climate and sunshine—but he also needed to make a living for himself.
The man who surveyed the capitol city of the United States was not only a surveyor, but also had other incredible talents.
Megan is doing her best to make a new girl feel welcome, but don’t the other girls like her anymore?
During the Philadelphia yellow fever epidemic of 1794, Lep does his best to help the sick—and questions whether his medical knowledge has any value.
A mother celebrates her life with many children, proving that she is one of the richest women in the world.
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.
John D tells story after story about how his brother Tom, the Great Brain, swindled him and every other boy in town.
When the Hammond family was asked to take a needy 4-year-old into their home, Twila was excited—but Tanisha proved to be quite a handful for them.
When a little boy’s cat was kidnapped and taken far away from home, how could he get back to his little boy again?
When George Washington visited Charles Willson Peale’s museum, he received quite a surprise.
The Taufer, or Anabaptist, congregations on the border of France clung to their faith in God to see them through the tumult of the French Revolution.
What can Mount St. Helens teach us about Noah’s Flood?
Simple, interesting text and beautiful color pictures describe many giants who have lived or still live in the sea.