Misty of Chincoteague

A brother and sister work together to buy and tame a wild mare and her foal.

Misty of Chincoteague

The Runaway Settlers

The Small family run from an abusive father, and try to create a new life for themselves in New Zealand—but will they ever be free from the fear of him finding them?

The Runaway Settlers

Hittite Warrior

Uriah must decide between the God of the Hebrews and the gods of the rest of the world—and when he has to choose between the life of a child and worshiping the god Moloch, will he do what is right?

Hittite Warrior

Homesick

Jean longs to go home to America, but with the country in upheaval her dream may never be realized.

Homesick

Moccasin Trail

Jim wants to go home to his family again—but after eight years away, can he—in their eyes an Indian—ever be reconciled to their way of life?

Moccasin Trail

Gooney Bird Greene

Gooney Bird tells stories—and teaches second graders about how to write their own good stories.

Gooney Bird Greene

A Place for Peter

Peter must earn his father’s trust, and he learns through that that doing the hard things is worth it in the end. 

A Place for Peter

Mountain Born

Peter, a sheep farmer’s son, raises a black lamb to be the leader of the flock—and learns what it means to be a leader and a follower at the same time. 

Mountain Born

Ginger Pye

Two children work hard to earn a dollar to buy a puppy, and then the puppy disappears.

Ginger Pye

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