This powerful book tells the story of the Waldensians of the 13th century in an unforgettable way.

Under a Silent Sky

Jemmy is very tired of being the prince’s whipping boy, and wants to go back to his life as a ratcatcher—but when the prince runs away and takes Jemmy along, they both have to use their wits to survive!

The Whipping Boy

Over a span of nearly a hundred years, the people of a town in Europe work together to build a cathedral to give glory to God.

Cathedral

After getting in trouble with an older boy in his village, Ohkwa’ri must figure out what a good response should be and how to encourage the boy to work for peace instead of division.

Children of the Longhouse

Castle by David Macaulay

When the King of England presented one of his nobles with land in Wales, a castle and village had to be built to protect the land.

Castle

Pedro's Journal by Pam Conrad

Christopher Columbus’s cabin boy describes their voyage across the ocean as they search for a new route to India and Japan.

Pedro’s Journal

Viking Adventure by Clyde Robert Bulla

Sigurd, a young Viking boy, goes on a voyage of exploration to find the land that Leif Ericson had discovered a hundred years earlier.

Viking Adventure

Story of the World series by Susan Wise Bauer

This series of books takes you through the entire sweep of world history, from the beginning until 2000.

The Story of the World series

The Brendan Voyage by Tim Severin

Five men attempt to sail a skin boat across the North Atlantic Ocean to prove that Irish monks could have done it in the 6th century.

The Brendan Voyage

O Canada!: Her Story by Karla Akins

Eight historical narratives and biographies tell Canada’s history.

O Canada!: Her Story

Medicine News by Phil Gates

The story of medical history is told in a series of news articles.

Medicine News: The Germ of an Idea

A Child's History of the World by Virgil M. Hillyer

The entire scope of history is told in an interesting manner.

A Child’s History of the World

The Apple and the Arrow by Mary and Conrad Buff

When William Tell revolts against an unjust ruler, and is sentenced to shoot an apple off his son’s head, can young Walter be brave enough?

The Apple and the Arrow

Ink on His Fingers by Louise A. Vernon

Hans Dunne thinks his dream of learning to be a scribe and copy the Bible died when he had to leave the monastery school after his father’s death, but when he became apprenticed to Johann Gutenberg he found another way to fulfill his dream.

Ink on His Fingers

Big John's Secret by Eleanore M. Jewett

John is a big boy, but he sure doesn’t know much about his past until a knight visiting the manor where John lives thinks he sees a resemblance to someone he used to know.

Big John’s Secret

All the Dirt: A History of Getting Clean by Katherine Ashenburg

In a quick trip through history and around the world, learn about customs and ideas of cleanliness.

All the Dirt: A History of Getting Clean