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

Abigail Adams tells the story of her life, her faith in God, and her support of her husband through everything he was called to do.

Abigail Adams: First Lady of Faith and Courage

With short chapters and easy vocabulary, this book tells the story of George Washington’s life.

Meet George Washington

Remembering the Alamo by Alicia A. Willis

When the Texans need help against the advancing Mexican army lead by Santa Anna, Silas Edwards sets off with his friend Wes to help defend the Alamo mission.

Remembering the Alamo

Mill by David Macaulay

A series of cotton mills were built along a New England river throughout the 1800s, and every step is shown with a beautiful pen-and-ink drawing.

Mill

Daniel Boone by Katharine E. Wilkie

This early chapter book introduces children to the life of a great explorer.

Daniel Boone

Minn of the Mississippi by Holling Clancy Holling

A turtle with only three legs travels from the source to the mouth of the Mississippi River, and the history and geography of the river is told with story and beautiful illustrations.

Minn of the Mississippi