King of the Wind

A horse is sent by the Sultan of Morocco to the Boy King of France, but the gift is misunderstood and the horse is rejected.

King of the Wind

Little Pear

Little Pear is a five-year-old Chinese boy who loves his family and longs for adventure—but what happens when that adventure carries him too far?

Little Pear

Pontius Pilate

Pontius Pilate must prove he is a good leader—but when the Jews are so rebellious, how can he ever prove his worth?

Pontius Pilate

Snow Treasure

When the gold bullion of Norway is at stake, will the children of Norway be able to keep it from falling into Nazi hands?

Snow Treasure

The Endless Steppe

Esther and her family are sent off to Siberia in 1941 by the Russians and must fight to stay together and remain alive.

The Endless Steppe

The Terrible Wave

Synopsis: When the dam bursts and hits Johnstown, will Megan and her family be able to get away from the flood in time?

The Terrible Wave

Number the Stars

Annemarie and her family must hide Ellen, a Jewish girl, from the Nazis—but can she find the strength and courage to stand up against the soldiers?

Number the Stars

The Witch of Blackbird Pond

Kit Tyler, a new immigrant to the Connecticut Colony, has to learn to fit in with the Puritan’s ways—but she knows she’ll always feel trapped unless she can find a way to be herself.

The Witch of Blackbird Pond

Escape from Warsaw (or The Silver Sword)

Four children, trying to find their missing parents and stay alive while fleeing from the war, embark on a dangerous journey across Europe—one that could easily end in their deaths.

Escape from Warsaw

Return to Gone-Away

When Portia’s family bought the Villa Caprice, they didn’t know what adventures—and frights—were waiting for them in the house.

Return to Gone-Away

Gone-Away Lake

Two adventure-loving cousins discover an old deserted village and a gone-away lake — except that it isn’t quite as deserted as it seems.

Gone-Away Lake

The Seventeenth Swap, by Eloise McGraw

Eric Greene’s friend Jimmy wants red cowboy boots—but can Eric earn enough money in time to buy them?

The Seventeenth Swap

A Long Walk to Water

Sudan, one war-torn land. Two stories of young people in need. One lack: water.

A Long Walk to Water

Seven Daughters and Seven Sons

A retelling of an ancient Arab tale about a young woman who sets up shop in a distant city to help her impoverished family.

Seven Daughters and Seven Sons

Sarah Whitcher’s Story

When a young pioneer girl gets lost in the forests of New Hampshire, will her family’s faith remain sure?

Sarah Whitcher’s Story

James Herriot’s Treasury of Inspirational Stories for Children

Eight touching stories of animals, perfect for a Saturday evening read-aloud.

Inspirational Stories