Blaise Pascal, a French scientist and theologian from the 1600s, made one of the most famous wagers of all time.
Living with the Puritans in Holland, Lizzy must decide what influence—Puritan or Dutch—she will follow, and whether or not she will try to protect Elder Brewster from being discovered.
This series of books takes you through the entire sweep of world history, from the beginning until 2000.
The story of the Pilgrims is told in a fresh, new way with excerpts from their own writings woven in very well.
World history from Elizabeth the First to the Forty-Niners is introduced in a series of short, interesting chapters.
Because of increasing persecution, Peter’s family moves from the mountains of Switzerland to the Palatinate in Germany to work on the estate of a Count.
When the family’s fort in New France is besieged by Indians in 1692, 14-year-old Madeleine must take command to protect those who were inside in this true story.
Six years after being kidnapped by the Jesuits during the Portuguese Inquisition, two sisters escape from the monastery in Brazil and try to make their way to Amsterdam to find their parents.
A brother and sister travel from Holland to America with the group of people who are now known as the Pilgrims.
Joanna becomes an indentured servant in New England after her father’s death on a ship going to the New World leaves her penniless.