During the American Civil War, a slave gets the idea to sail a Confederate warship out of Charleston Harbor with many other escaping slaves on board—will they make it past the blockade?

The Escape of Robert Smalls

The daughter of a wealthy judge, Julia Hoffman has needed nothing—until now, at the beginning of the Civil War, when she realizes that her spoiled upbringing is keeping her from her potential and also pushing the one man she’s always admired away from her.

Fire by Night

Candle in the Darkness by Lynn Austin

Caroline lives in Virginia, and while her family owns slaves, she abhors slavery during the Civil War.

Candle in the Darkness

Story of the World series by Susan Wise Bauer

This series of books takes you through the entire sweep of world history, from the beginning until 2000.

The Story of the World series

Where We Belong by Lynn Austin

Rebecca and Flora find adventures everywhere they go, as they try to find God’s plan for their lives.

Where We Belong

Abraham Lincoln's World by Genevieve Foster

Events from around the world are woven through Abraham Lincoln’s life.

Abraham Lincoln’s World

Steal Away Home by Matt Carter and Aaron Ivey

What do Charles Haddon Spurgeon, the Prince of Preachers, and Thomas Johnson, a freed slave, have in common?

Steal Away Home

Courage to Run by Wendy Lawton

As a young girl, Harriet Tubman needed courage to do what she knew God had for her.

Courage to Run

Medicine News by Phil Gates

The story of medical history is told in a series of news articles.

Medicine News: The Germ of an Idea

A Child's History of the World by Virgil M. Hillyer

The entire scope of history is told in an interesting manner.

A Child’s History of the World

Spy on History: Mary Bowser and the Civil War Spy Ring by Enigma Alberti

Posing as a slave in order to gain entrance to the Confederate White House, Mary Bowser tries her hardest to get information to the Union.

Spy on History: Mary Bowser and the Civil War Spy Ring

The Wild West: 1804-1990 by James I. Robertson and Mort Künstler

The story of the American West is told, well illustrated with beautiful paintings by Mort Kunstler.

The Wild West: 1804-1990

Inspiring Men of the Faith by Barbour Publishing

Four biographies, about Martin Luther, David Livingstone, Dwight Moody, and C. S. Lewis, in one volume.

Inspiring Men of the Faith

D. L. Moody: The American Evangelist by Bonnie Harvey

The life of D. L. Moody, American evangelist, is recounted in a captivating way.

D. L. Moody: The American Evangelist

Inspiring Women of the Faith, by W. Terry Whalin and Sam Wellman

A collection of four volumes from the Heroes of the Faith series, about Sojourner Truth, Florence Nightingale, Amy Carmichael, and Corrie ten Boom.

Inspiring Women of the Faith

Sojourner Truth: American Abolitionist, by W. Terry Whalin

A biography of the famous anti-slavery, women’s rights speaker who was herself born in slavery.

Sojourner Truth: American Abolitionist