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.
Though he was blind, Johnnie found many ways to be useful to his community and to glorify God.
Even though her father is a doctor and the family is well-to-do, Virginia’s life changes forever during the Great Depression when she starts helping her father care for people in a Hooverville and her uncle is involved in a worker’s strike at the local mill.
Gilbert lost his parents in the War of 1812; could circuit-riding preacher Peter Cartwright help him find his mother?
As World War II rages overseas, life goes on nearly as normal for the Amish Yoder family in Michigan—until the local school board decides that the teenagers must go to school!
When her family moves to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Hettie wants badly to see a bear, but little does she know the challenges she and her family will face during the next few years.
After her parents died, Martitia was taken to live with a family which included five practical jokers of boys.
Sunday feels lost in the middle of her large family—what can she do to be noticed?
When a profane sea captain falls desperately ill, and then remembers the Moravian missionaries he met as well as the Bible verses his mother taught him, what happens?
Pictures, rhymes, and prose describe many aspects of opossum life.
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!
After a successful year of hauling wheat, Ralph went into the cattle trading business, and had many more ups and downs.
Opal’s life changes forever when she finds a dog in a supermarket.
Coventry was never the same after the first Salvation Army ladies came—and neither was Eliza Shirley’s life!
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!
When their house catches on fire during the Great Chicago Fire, Justin and his family must flee—but he can’t leave his goat Willie behind!