After a diagnosis of diabetes, Ralph needed a warm climate and sunshine—but he also needed to make a living for himself.

Shaking the Nickel Bush

Life was very good for Suzie and her husband—could God prove Himself still good after Daryle died of cancer?

Good Grief

The man who surveyed the capitol city of the United States was not only a surveyor, but also had other incredible talents.

What Are You Figuring Now?

During the Philadelphia yellow fever epidemic of 1794, Lep does his best to help the sick—and questions whether his medical knowledge has any value.

Path of the Pale Horse

When Ralph got in trouble in Boston, he was sent to live with his grandfather in Maine, and found himself in one of the hardest situations he had ever experienced.

The Fields of Home

John D tells story after story about how his brother Tom, the Great Brain, swindled him and every other boy in town.

The Great Brain Series

When George Washington visited Charles Willson Peale’s museum, he received quite a surprise.

The Joke’s on George

After moving to Boston when they had to leave Colorado, Ralph’s mother and the family have to find a way to make a living for themselves, and make a home.

Mary Emma and Company

Mary spends a happy year working and playing with her large family on their farm in the 1950s.

Days With Mary

Now that Ben is a Christian, he wants to learn all he can about being Christ-like. But when the one girl he doesn’t want to see again appears in his life, claiming she’s pregnant with his child, can he do what Jesus wants him to?

Each Perfect Gift

Daniel was a Tory, as his father was, in Salem, Massachusetts on the eve of the Revolutionary War—what would happen when the pressure came on him to declare his beliefs publicly?

Early Thunder

Grandfather is injured and can’t deliver a vital message; Ellen is too afraid to do it—how will the message get through to General Washington?

Toliver’s Secret

The Yoder family, now living in Arkansas, are growing rice—but what will happen to them as the Great Depression gets bad?

Arrow in the Sky

Alyssa’s life certainly didn’t follow the plan she had mapped out—could she survive losing her young husband to cancer?

Made for Brave

In the context of renovating an old, dilapidated house in Charleston, the author gives much wise advice for marriage.

A House With Holes

When their income dropped to nearly nothing, what could the Bolton family do but move onto undeveloped land with no modern conveniences!

Adventures in Poverty