Outcast by Rosemary Sutcliff

As an infant he was the sole survivor of a shipwreck; as a teenager he was cast out of his adoptive tribe; as a young man he was a galley slave.

Outcast

World History Made Simple: Matching History With the Bible by Ruth Beechick

In a short, very readable study, world history from Creation to Christ is presented, bringing together Biblical history with what else was happening in the world at the time.

World History Made Simple

Where the Crickets Sing by Rosie Boom

A family in New Zealand has fun working and playing together as they live in a barn while building their house on the farm they bought.

Where the Crickets Sing

Unwrapping the Pharoahs by John Ashton and David Down

A very readable study of Egyptian archaeology and how the Biblical timeline is confirmed by the records left from the past.

Unwrapping the Pharoahs

Gold Fears No Fire by Ralph Toliver

One family’s journey over the course of 30 years vividly portrays the Communist takeover of China and Chairman Mao’s “reforms”.

Gold Fears No Fire

Anne of Green Gables Series by L. M. Montgomery

A very popular series of books for girls, but please be sure to read the warning for this one.

Anne of Green Gables Series

Streams of Civilization Volume One by Mary Stanton & Albert Hyma

A history textbook covering world history from the beginning to the exploration of the Americas.

Streams of Civilization Volume One

Marooned in the Arctic by Peggy Caravantes

When a group of men and one woman spend a year on a remote island in the Arctic Ocean, the woman, Ada Blackjack, must learn how to survive in such a hostile environment.

Marooned in the Arctic

More Stories From Grandma’s Attic by Arleta Richardson

Grandma tells stories to her granddaughter about her life as a girl on a farm in Northern Michigan, when she had many adventures with her friend Sarah Jane.

More Stories From Grandma’s Attic

Heart of Courage by Lois Walfrid Johnson

Mikkel has promised to free Bree if she and Devin accompany him on one trip—will he keep his word?

Heart of Courage

The Great Alexander the Great by Joe Lasker

With a combination of story and pictures, young children can learn about Alexander the Great and his conquest of the ancient world.

The Great Alexander the Great

Where Arrows Fly by Rosie Boom

In their second year of living in a barn, the Boom family has many more adventures, including some they really didn’t wish for as well as a lot of fun together.

Where Arrows Fly

Tortured for Christ by Richard Wurmbrand

A fresh look at the modern persecuted church, and Richard’s experiences under the Communists.

Tortured for Christ

The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom

Corrie ten Boom shares her story of working in the Dutch underground to hide Jews during the Second World War.

The Hiding Place

Grace Triumphant by Alicia Willis

Russell, captain of a slave ship, believes there is no God—but when his cabin boy has the audacity to tell him otherwise, will his conscience win out against logic?

Grace Triumphant

A Different Kind of Courage, by Sarah Holman

With friends on both sides of the war, longing to follow the Lord, can William do what is right—and yet gain his father’s respect?

A Different Kind of Courage