Anne Ayscough loved reading the Bible and learning about God, but was forced into a loveless marriage with a man whose family were staunch Catholics.

Fire of the Word

Wonderful, colored line drawings and descriptive text show all the stages in the building of a mosque in the late 1500s.

Mosque

When his enemy’s life was in danger, Dirk Willems saved him—and gave up his own life in the process.

A Flame Forever Bright

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

With text and color paintings, the story of a ship’s building, loss and rediscovery is told, as a typical example of Spanish treasure ships.

Ship

Walk the World's Rim by Betty Baker

A young Indian boy travels with a group of Spanish explorers from Texas to Mexico, and learns a lot about life and about himself on the way.

Walk the World’s Rim

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

Escape Across the Wide Sea by Katherine Kirkpatrick

After Daniel and his family escape from the king’s dragoons in France, they run into other dangers on board a slave ship and in the West Indies.

Escape Across the Wide Sea

The Kidnapped Prince by Olaudah Equiano

After gaining his freedom, a slave tells his life story.

The Kidnapped Prince

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 King's Fifth by Scott O'Dell

A young mapmaker is in prison in New Spain, on trial for defrauding the king of Spain of his rightful one-fifth of the treasure that was found by an expedition the mapmaker had been on.

The King’s Fifth

Peter the Great by Diane Stanley

The life of one of Russia’s greatest rulers is told in story and picture.

Peter the Great

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

Reading Science Stories, by Joy Hakim

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

Reading Science Stories

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