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

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

A Voice of Her Own

Pizza for the Queen by Nancy Castaldo

When the queen wants to taste his pizza, Raffaele does his best to cook a masterpiece for her.

Pizza for the Queen

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

The Boy Who Wanted to Cook by Gloria Whelan

When an inspector comes to his family’s restaurant, Pierre helps with the meal and saves the day.

The Boy Who Wanted to Cook

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