Raiders From the Sea by Lois Walfrid Johnson

Bree and her brother Devin are stolen from their native Ireland by Viking raiders.

Raiders From the Sea

Johnny Appleseed by Will Moses

In text and folk art-style pictures, the story of an American frontier legend is told.

Johnny Appleseed

Johnny Appleseed by Gini Holland

The life of John Chapman (Johnny Appleseed) is told with brief text and beautiful pictures.

Johnny Appleseed

The Sword in the Tree by Clyde Robert Bulla

When Shan’s father disappears after a hunt with Shan’s uncle, Shan and his mother must flee the castle.

The Sword in the Tree

Carol and the Belles by Chautona Havig

When Carol, from Romania, meets Michal, from America, they have the shock of their lives even though they have been writing letters to each other for 25 years.

Carol and the Belles

The Second Mrs. Giaconda by E. L. Konigsburg

Salai, servant to Leonardo da Vinci, has learned the perfect way to manipulate the great man, and now we know the solution to the mystery of the Mona Lisa.

The Second Mrs. Giaconda

Highlands by Chautona Havig

When Tony wakes up one morning in a totally different world than he fell asleep in, he has a lot of lessons to learn about accepting himself and others as God made them.


The Minstrel in the Tower by Gloria Skurzynski

Roger and Alice must go for help for their sick mother, and Roger must conquer his fears in the process.

The Minstrel in the Tower

Where Lions Roar at Night by Rosie Boom

A large homeschooling family moves into a barn until they can get their house built, and have many adventures together.

Where Lions Roar at Night

Six Dinner Sid by Inga Moore

Sid lives in six different houses so he can eat six different dinners—until he is found out!

Six Dinner Sid

How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World by Marjorie Priceman

If the market is closed when you want to make an apple pie, you will have to travel the world to collect the needed ingredients.

How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World

Sand Cake by Frank Asch

Baby Bear and his Papa have fun together at the beach.

Sand Cake

Seven Blind Mice by Ed Young

As seven mice investigate an elephant, preschoolers learn about color, numbers, and days of the week.

Seven Blind Mice

Sounds All Around by Wendy Pfeffer

Pictures and simple text introduce children to sound and hearing.

Sounds All Around

Pop’s Bridge by Eve Bunting

Lovely pictures and text tell the story of the building of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Pop’s Bridge

Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building by Deborah Hopkinson

Pictures and simple text describe the building of the Empire State Building.

Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building