Synopsis: Thomas can’t understand why his mother is sending him on long trips every day with the rowboat—or why she hangs out laundry every day!

Redcoats and Petticoats

Washington’s victory over Cornwallis at Yorktown was not due to a famous person—who was responsible for it?

A Spy Called James

Railway Jack by KT Johnston

After losing his legs in a railway accident, Jim needed help—and found it in the form of a smart baboon!

Railway Jack

When she defied her Patriot father to say goodbye to her Loyalist cousins, Charlotte was banished with them.

Charlotte

King George knew how to be king—you treat your subjects as a father would his children!

Can’t You Make Them Behave, King George?

Fun pictures and engaging text tell the story of Franklin’s inventions and studies of electricity

How Ben Franklin Stole the Lightning

Benjamin Franklin’s busy life is perfectly captured in this picture book.

The Many Lives of Benjamin Franklin

Engaging text and beautiful oil paintings tell the story of George Washington and the American Revolution.

George Washington

With easy text and beautiful pictures, the story of the most famous leader of the United States is told for children.

George Washington

What should Ben Franklin do when he was bored to tears while listening to people arguing about laws?

Ben Franklin and the Magic Squares

What could 11-year-old John Jacob Mickley and his father do to help the Revolutionary cause when they were in Philadelphia as the British approached?

Saving the Liberty Bell

When a young Quaker man joins Washington’s army, his family devises an ingenious way to get information to the General.

Buttons for General Washington

During the American Civil War, a slave gets the idea to sail a Confederate warship out of Charleston Harbor with many other escaping slaves on board—will they make it past the blockade?

The Escape of Robert Smalls

This picture book describes the life of an amazing explorer and scientist who we had never even heard of before!

The Incredible yet True Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt

After he witnesses the Battle of Long Island, a young slave boy realizes that the patriots are fighting for the same thing he wants to have.

Samuel’s Choice

Full-color paintings help tell the story of what dinosaurs are, where they came from, and what happened to them, from the Bible.

What Really Happened to the Dinosaurs