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.
How are we to cope when the bottom suddenly falls out of our life?
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.
Lilian’s adoptive mother recently died, and she is ready to leave for Europe with her father—and then she hears that her sister may still be alive.
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.
Just because an old woman has a magpie and a cat that get along with each other, does that make her a witch?
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.