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

The story of a famous Black poetess from the American Revolution is told in story and beautiful artwork.

A Voice of Her Own

Why Don't You Get a Horse, Sam Adams? by Jean Fritz

The life of the man who did the most to start the American Revolution is told in interesting text and good pictures.

Why Don’t You Get a Horse, Sam Adams?

A Picture Book of Daniel Boone by Daniel A. and Michael S. Adler

With beautiful paintings and short blocks of text, young children can learn about the life of a famous explorer.

A Picture Book of Daniel Boone

The Journey of York by Hasan Davis

The story of York, a slave taken along on the Lewis and Clark expedition, is told with beautiful paintings.

Journey of York

A Single Page by Brooke Brubaker

A young boy and his grandfather travel to the Ephrata Cloister to buy a copy of the first Martyrs Mirror published in North America.

A Single Page

Friend Penn by Rebecca Newswanger

The life of William Penn is told briefly in this beautifully-illustrated hardcover book.

Friend Penn

The Thanksgiving Story by Alice Dalgliesh

The three Hopkins children have adventures as they go with their family on the Mayflower to a new home.

The Thanksgiving Story

Sarah Morton's Day by Kate Waters

Words and pictures follow a young Pilgrim girl through a typical day in 1627.

Sarah Morton’s Day

The Mayflower by Mark Greenwood

With paintings and brief text, the story of the Pilgrim’s voyage to America is told for young children.

The Mayflower

The Arrowhead by Lucinda J. Miller

The story of an arrowhead, from the time an Indian boy loses it until another boy comes along, hoping he can find one. Does God answer even the littlest prayers?

The Arrowhead

First to the Top by David Hill

What did Edmund Hillary do in his lifetime, besides climbing the tallest mountain in the world?

First to the Top

Mr. Crum's Potato Predicament by Anne Renaud

A master chef invented potato chips in response to a picky patron at his restaurant.

Mr. Crum’s Potato Predicament