The Return by Suzanne Woods Fisher

Tessa Bauer and Betsy Zook are both in love with Hans Bauer—but what happens when Betsy is captured by the Indians in Lancaster County in 1763?

The Return

Candy Bombers by Robert Elmer

As he struggles for survival during the Berlin Airlift in 1948, Erich must eventually decide whether to hold on to hatred or to forgive.

Candy Bombers

Adventures of Rush Revere series by Rush Limbaugh

This series of books uses a time-traveling horse to help children feel like they are seeing the events that led up to and followed the American Revolution, and understand the American style of government.

Adventures of Rush Revere Series

The Arrow Over the Door by Joseph Bruchac

When Indians surround the Meetinghouse where his family and friends are gathered, Samuel learns the power of love.

The Arrow Over the Door

The Little Riders by Margaretha Shemin

When the Nazis try to take the town’s precious treasure, Johanna and her grandparents must find a way to save the riders.

The Little Riders

Shepherd, Potter, Spy and the Star Namer by Peggy Miracle Consolver

Keshub’s Gibeonite family watches fearfully as the Hebrews approach closer and closer to Canaan.

Shepherd, Potter, Spy and the Star Namer

Call Me Ruth by Marilyn Sachs

Life was not wonderful for Ruth and her mother after they joined her father in America, and they had to find ways to survive and love each other.

Call Me Ruth

The Broken Blade by William Durbin

When his father is injured and can’t make the family’s living for the year, Pierre signs up to paddle a canoe from Montreal to Grand Portage in his father’s place.

The Broken Blade

The Secret Church by Louise A. Vernon

Richard must choose whether to save himself or help others when his cousin Otto’s family are stoned out of Munster for being Anabaptists.

The Secret Church

The Brickmakers by Rebecca Martin

Because of increasing persecution, Peter’s family moves from the mountains of Switzerland to the Palatinate in Germany to work on the estate of a Count.

The Brickmakers

White Stallion of Lipizza by Marguerite Henry

Hans’s family have always been bakers, but Hans dreams of riding the Lipizzaners, who live and perform in his home city of Vienna, Austria.

White Stallion of Lipizza

Madeleine Takes Command by Ethel C. Brill

When the family’s fort in New France is besieged by Indians in 1692, 14-year-old Madeleine must take command to protect those who were inside in this true story.

Madeleine Takes Command

Out of Many Waters by Jacqueline Dembar Greene

Six years after being kidnapped by the Jesuits during the Portuguese Inquisition, two sisters escape from the monastery in Brazil and try to make their way to Amsterdam to find their parents.

Out of Many Waters

Houseboat Girl by Lois Lenski

Patsy’s family move into a houseboat again after spending a couple of years on land, because they just can’t stay away from the Mississippi River.

Houseboat Girl

Lizzie and the Redcoat by Susan Martins Miller

Twelve-year-old Lizzie and her brother find themselves in the middle of the controversy raging in 1765 Boston over the taxes that Britain is levying on the colonies.

Lizzie and the Redcoat

Sarah's New World: The Mayflower Adventure by Colleen L. Reece

A brother and sister travel from Holland to America with the group of people who are now known as the Pilgrims.

Sarah’s New World

Until We Reach Home by Lynn Austin

Three Swedish sisters embark on a voyage to America, hoping for a better life—but when disaster strikes, and it seems as if they might be sent back, can they hold on to the hope that the Lord will work it out one way or another?

Until We Reach Home

Fields of the Fatherless by Elaine Marie Cooper

When the peace of her town and family is disturbed by the beginning of the Revolutionary War, is there any way Betsy can find hope after the horror of one day’s tragedy?

Fields of the Fatherless

The Iron Peacock by Mary Stetson Clarke

Joanna becomes an indentured servant in New England after her father’s death on a ship going to the New World leaves her penniless.

The Iron Peacock

A Miser. A Manger. A Miracle: The First Christmas Carol by Marianne Jordan

A miserly innkeeper in the crowded village of Bethlehem receives several heavenly visitations in one night, and his life is changed forever.

A Miser. A Manger. A Miracle: The First Christmas Carol

Under the Silk Hibiscus by Alice J. Wisler

When his family is placed in a concentration camp during World War II simply because they are Japanese, Nathan must hold the family together.

Under the Silk Hibiscus

The King's Fifth by Scott O'Dell

A young mapmaker is in prison in New Spain, on trial for defrauding the king of Spain of his rightful one-fifth of the treasure that was found by an expedition the mapmaker had been on.

The King’s Fifth

A Captain for Hans by Rebecca Martin

Hans wants to become a captain in the army—until he sees what the army is doing to his friends and learns more about their faith.

A Captain for Hans

Amish Frontier Series by Rebecca Martin

This series of books follows the Yoder family for 30 years, through four states and two countries.

Amish Frontier Series