When he is left in charge of the homestead in Texas one summer when his father goes on a cattle drive to Kansas, Travis doesn’t dream how a stray dog will change him forever.

Old Yeller

When Billy and his best friend Bruce find a baby Great Horned owl, Billy adopts it—and thus ensues a summer of adventures for the pair of them.

Owls in the Family

When his father realizes Dierk needs to learn to care for others and be responsible, Dierk is sent off on a journey around a kingdom—one that will answer many questions, as well as teach him some valuable lessons.

The Crown and the Axe

Dym believes he has found his long-lost English brother Tony—but the boy is positive he is Max, a German.

Enemy Brothers

When his mother is imprisoned for her faith, Adriaen Wens must make a decision for himself, whether to set her free by betraying Menno Simons, or to take her faith for his own.

The Betrayer’s Fortune

Gilbert lost his parents in the War of 1812; could circuit-riding preacher Peter Cartwright help him find his mother?

Abandoned on the Wild Frontier

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

Trille and Lena are next-door neighbors and best friends; what kind of trouble do they not get into?

Adventures With Waffles

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

As he takes logs down the rivers to the market in St. Louis, Chris learns a lot about life and relationships in this wonderful story.

Swift Rivers

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

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

The Home Ranch