A blind boy himself, Louis Braille invented the alphabet that is still used today by the blind.

Out of Darkness

The life story of a famous hymn writer, written for children, along with stories about some of the different songs she wrote.

Frances Ridley Havergal

After a boy carves a seagull out of ivory, it stays with him and his descendants for generations as they work on whalers, clippers, and other ships.

Seabird

When a builder finds a Bible inside a wall, his life is changed—but how did it get there?

The Bible in the Wall

Railway Jack by KT Johnston

After losing his legs in a railway accident, Jim needed help—and found it in the form of a smart baboon!

Railway Jack

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 loses his job and home, an orphan boy heads north to join the Yukon Gold Rush.

A Tale of Gold

Legacy of Mercy by Lynn Austin

Stuck with a fiancé she doesn’t love, Anna must decide whether to marry for position or live in disgrace. Given the job of taking care of a resentful, broken girl, Geesje must trust the Lord and try to help her past her heartache.

Legacy of Mercy

Waves of Mercy by Lynn Austin

An immigrant from Holland, Geesje must learn to trust the Lord. Recently estranged from her fiancé and dealing with fears from her past, Anna must learn to trust that the Lord knows best.

Waves of Mercy

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

Shandong: The Revival Province by Paul Hattaway

A portrait of what Christ’s church looked like in China from the 1860s through the 2010s.

Shandong: The Revival Province

Jamberoo Road by Eleanor Spence

Five years after arriving in Australia, the family from The Switherby Pilgrims begin to scatter—and some find themselves in great danger.

Jamberoo Road

The Switherby Pilgrims by Eleanor Spence

After a typhus epidemic in England, a spinster took a group of orphans to Australia to make a new life for themselves.

The Switherby Pilgrims

Fur, Fins and Feathers: The Invention of the Modern Zoo by Cassandre Maxwell

One man who loved animals made huge changes in the way animals were housed in zoos.

Fur, Fins and Feathers: The Invention of the Modern Zoo

Ice Ghosts by Paul Watson

Ever since the Franklin Expedition disappeared in the 1840s, people have been searching for it and speculating about the fate of the ships and 128 men.

Ice Ghosts

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