After Rachel’s parents die on the mission field in Africa from Spanish Influenza, Rachel is sent to England by scheming neighbors as their daughter, to try to influence an old man to do what they want him to.
After the death, in Lebanon’s civil war, of her brother, and especially of her mother, Lamia holds on tightly to her hatred and desire for revenge.
When their baby sister is very sick, two children walk and hitch rides to Johannesburg, in South Africa, to get their mother, who works as a maid for a white family.
When the gold bullion of Norway is at stake, will the children of Norway be able to keep it from falling into Nazi hands?
Esther and her family are sent off to Siberia in 1941 by the Russians and must fight to stay together and remain alive.
Annemarie and her family must hide Ellen, a Jewish girl, from the Nazis—but can she find the strength and courage to stand up against the soldiers?
Four children, trying to find their missing parents and stay alive while fleeing from the war, embark on a dangerous journey across Europe—one that could easily end in their deaths.
Twenty children must hide ten Jewish children from the Nazis—but without Sister Gabriel to help them, will the Nazis find out where they are?
An older man looks back at his childhood in Vietnam, sharing beautiful stories illustrating the rich culture he grew up in, telling about the land that is lost to him forever.