World history from Elizabeth the First to the Forty-Niners is introduced in a series of short, interesting chapters.
The life story of German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer is told, with many side notes to help children learn about Germany, World War II, and how these things apply to their own lives.
As a rebellion is breaking out in the American colonies, Peter Miller has struggles at home with other rebels, including his horse.
When his father is assigned to care for a young girl imprisoned in the Tower of London, Forrest has to choose whether to be brave or to let cowardice rule his life.
When her father can’t handle her anymore, he sends Kate to live with his brother on the family farm in rural, pre-World War I Hungary.
Pauline Hamilton relates her life story, both the humorous parts and the challenging and dangerous things that happened to her as a missionary in China and Taiwan.
When his sister’s serious illness brings him into contact with the famous doctor Paracelsus, Michael’s life is changed forever.
On his second trip from Montreal to Grand Portage as a voyageur, Pierre overwinters in the North at a fur trading post near an Indian village.
When Corey falls and hits his head, he wakes up near the Ark as Noah and his sons prepare for the Flood.
Andrea Carter, or Andi, is now nine years old and can begin to ride her filly any time she wants to.
A retelling of Jane Austen’s Persuasion, this is the delightful story of a girl trying to do her best by everyone she knows, and struggling to overcome sorrow from the past.