This series of eight books, which follow the author through his growing-up and young adult years, is a must-read for all families, and will especially appeal to cowboy-loving boys!

Little Britches Series

After a successful year of hauling wheat, Ralph went into the cattle trading business, and had many more ups and downs.

Horse of a Different Color

When Ralph finds himself stranded along the Kansas/Nebraska border, penniless, he finds a way to land on his feet and make his fortune again!

The Dry Divide

After she takes up the new hobby of photography, Madeline runs across another mystery and must solve it to save her father’s life.

Byrd’s Eye View

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

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

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

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

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

Ralph spent the summer working on a ranch in Colorado as a cowhand, learning many lessons for life.

The Home Ranch

After the father of the Moody family died, Ralph, his mother, and his brothers and sisters all had to work together to survive.

Man of the Family

Synopsis: Ralph’s father’s wisdom guides the family through one disaster after another, making their years on a ranch in Colorado the best years of their lives.

Little Britches: Father and I Were Ranchers

After a simple book delivery in Kentucky, Alice Ripley gets involved in a community mystery—not the least of which is, what caused someone to shoot and nearly kill their only librarian in the area?

Wonderland Creek

Stories Behind the Songs and Hymns About Heaven by Ace Collins

A book sharing 30 favorite songs about heaven and the stories behind what brought each of those to us today.

Stories Behind the Songs and Hymns About Heaven


This series of four books tells the wonderful, true story of a boy who rode the orphan trains with his siblings in the early 1900s.

Beyond the Orphan Train series