Eric the Red and Leif the Lucky by Barbara Schiller

This book is the story of how Eric the Red discovered Greenland and Leif the Lucky discovered North America.

Eric the Red and Leif the Lucky

Sticks Across the Chimney, by Nora Burglon

Erik and Siri do their best to help their mother make a living for the family on their small farm in Denmark, and then help their grandfather excavate the Viking burial mound on the farm, despite the harassment of the local Postmaster and his son.

Sticks Across the Chimney

Black Horses for the King, by Anne McCaffrey

Young Galwyn helps the man who will become King Arthur as he obtains big horses with which to drive the Saxons out of Britain.

Black Horses for the King

Anna of Byzantium, by Tracy Barrett

Anna, the oldest child of the Byzantine Emporer, is to be the heir to the throne—until her grandmother turns her father against her.

Anna of Byzantium

Reading Science Stories, by Joy Hakim

A brief history of science and math is told in a very entertaining way.

Reading Science Stories

Build! A Knight’s Castle: Paper Toy Archaeology, by Annalie Seaman

Learn about how archaeologists work and how castles were built, as you excavate and build your own model.

Build! A Knight’s Castle: Paper Toy Archaeology

A Single Shard, by Linda Sue Park

A homeless orphan in 12th century Korea who dreams of becoming a potter begins working for the master potter in his village, hoping to learn the trade from him.

A Single Shard

The Beduins’ Gazelle, by Frances Temple

Halima looks forward to the day when she can finally marry her betrothed, but when he is taken away and she is lost in a sandstorm, is all hope gone?

The Beduins’ Gazelle

History Lives Series, by Mindy and Brandon Withrow

A set of five books covering the entire history of the Christian church, from the Apostle Paul to Janani Luwum in Uganda in 1977.

History Lives series

The Timechart History of the World

A visual history of the world, from Creation to the present.

The Timechart History of the World

Seven Daughters and Seven Sons

A retelling of an ancient Arab tale about a young woman who sets up shop in a distant city to help her impoverished family.

Seven Daughters and Seven Sons