Looking for Home by Arleta Richardson

After their mother died, Ethan and his brothers and sister were sent to live in a children’s home.

Looking for Home

Castle by David Macaulay

When the King of England presented one of his nobles with land in Wales, a castle and village had to be built to protect the land.

Castle

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

The Seven Secrets of Somewhere Lake by Sam Campbell

When Sam and Giny make plans to go west to Grand Canyon for the summer, they have a problem knowing what to do with the baby animals they have taken in.

The Seven Secrets of Somewhere Lake

Of Fire and Lions by Mesu Andrews

When Bablyon is overrun by enemies, Daniel and his wife realize their need to be honest with their children about their past lives.

Of Fire and Lions

Farmer Boy by Laura Ingalls Wilder

A year in the life of a young farm boy in New York is described in a way that makes you want to live with him!

Farmer Boy

Daniel Boone by Katharine E. Wilkie

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

Daniel Boone

Simon Kenton: Young Trail Blazer by Katharine E. Wilkie

Simon Kenton, a contemporary of Daniel Boone, led an adventurous life in the wilderness of Virginia and Kentucky.

Simon Kenton: Young Trail Blazer

Daniel Boone by Tom Streissguth

This simple story introduces new readers to the life of the great explorer.

Daniel Boone

A Picture Book of Daniel Boone by Daniel A. and Michael S. Adler

With beautiful paintings and short blocks of text, young children can learn about the life of a famous explorer.

A Picture Book of Daniel Boone

Moose Country by Sam Campbell

A naturalist and his wife, and some friends, spend a summer camping on a remote, unspoiled lake in Canada.

Moose Country

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

Duel in the Wilderness by Karin Clafford Farley

Based on George Washington’s own journal, this is the story of his trip from Virginia to the Ohio Valley to try to get the French to pull out of North America.

Duel in the Wilderness

Thief of Corinth by Tessa Afshar

When Ariadne realizes something’s up with her dad, and finds out what financial straits they are in, she must help him and try to bring their family back to the societal position they used to be at.

Thief of Corinth

Shandong: The Revival Province by Paul Hattaway

A portrait of what Christ’s church looked like in China from the 1860s through the 2010s.

Shandong: The Revival Province

Finding Christmas Joy by Amanda Tero

After her engagement was broken just days before the wedding, ‪Melonie needs some time to reset and find hope again.

Finding Christmas Joy