The Secret of the Village Fool by Rebecca Upjohn

This is a picture book which tells a true story from World War II in Poland.

The Secret of the Village Fool

Test of Faith: The Jacob Hochstetler Story by Vera Overholt

When Indians attack their home, will Jacob Hochstetler and his family defend themselves?

Test of Faith: The Jacob Hochstetler Story

The Great Alexander the Great by Joe Lasker

With a combination of story and pictures, young children can learn about Alexander the Great and his conquest of the ancient world.

The Great Alexander the Great

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

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

The House That George Built by Suzanne Slade

One of George Washington’s jobs, as the first President of the United States, was to design and have built a house for the president to live in.

The House That George Built

Elephant Man, by Mariangela Di Fiore

Because Joseph Merritt smelled bad and had growths all over his body, he couldn’t find a job, and ended up on display at freak shows.

Elephant Man

The Pullman Porter, by Vanita Oelschlager

The job of Pullman Porter was a much-sought-after job for ex-slaves after the American Civil War, and the Pullman porters were very important in beginning the Civil Rights movement.

The Pullman Porter

Ariel Bradley, Spy for General Washington, by Lynda Durrant

A 9-year-old boy pretends to be an ignorant country bumpkin in order to find information for General Washington.

Ariel Bradley: Spy for General Washington