After her family disintegrates, Rosebud follows her father’s instructions to flee when she hears the whippoorwill singing.

Listen for the Whippoorwill

When Melody comes face to face with a stolen horse and the boy who took it, she has to decide how to help the boy, and perhaps make it right.

Hue and Cry

Perrin Whitman traveled with his uncle Marcus Whitman to Oregon with one of the first wagon trains to cross the Rocky Mountains, and found that relations with the Indians were anything but simple.

Attack in the Rye Grass

Gilbert lost his parents in the War of 1812; could circuit-riding preacher Peter Cartwright help him find his mother?

Abandoned on the Wild Frontier

After her parents died, Martitia was taken to live with a family which included five practical jokers of boys.

They Loved to Laugh

Do the history textbooks really tell the truth, or is there another side to early American history that we aren’t being told?

In God We Don’t Trust

Ann did not want to move with her family to the West, so how could she ever learn to be content there?

The Cabin Faced West

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

The Joke’s on George

When her family was in trouble, Nancy impetuously did the only thing she could think of to make the money they needed to survive—disguised herself as a boy and joined the Pony Express!

The Trouble With Nancy

The story of Lewis and Clark’s expedition is told by one of the men who went along.

The Great Expedition of Lewis and Clark: By Private Reubin Field, Member of the Corps of Discovery

When a little girl wandered away from her pioneer family’s home into the forests of New Hampshire, how could she survive until she was found?

The Bear That Heard Crying

Synopsis: When Lewis and Clark set off on their expedition to learn about the West, President Jefferson wanted them to send back presents for him.

Lewis and Clark: A Prairie Dog for the President

After Simon finishes third grade for the fourth time, his teacher advises him to strike out and find his place in the world.

The Great Turkey Walk

Benjamin Franklin’s busy life is perfectly captured in this picture book.

The Many Lives of Benjamin Franklin