The children who attend a one-room school, and their teacher and families, struggle to survive the worst winter on record.
Hans Dunne thinks his dream of learning to be a scribe and copy the Bible died when he had to leave the monastery school after his father’s death, but when he became apprenticed to Johann Gutenberg he found another way to fulfill his dream.
When she wanted to write an Amish novel, a young woman spent a week living with an Amish family to learn their lifestyle firsthand.
Posing as a slave in order to gain entrance to the Confederate White House, Mary Bowser tries her hardest to get information to the Union.
After the death of her parents, Marie finds herself in a Midwest farming community, far from her home in New York City, among people with a quite different view of God than her family had.
Teenaged Bill Tidd has a lot to worry about already, with having to protect and provide for his little sister, when war breaks out with the Indians and he is expected to do his part.
Manolo is expected by everyone in his town to become a great bullfighter like his father—but is that really what he should do with his life?
A Russian Mennonite refugee family finds themselves separated again as they flee towards freedom after World War II.
The long, cold winter when the girls have to stay in the house is broken up by Laura’s fifth birthday.
Vinegar Boy has the day off to go searching for Jesus, to ask a favor of him, but finds himself having to perform a long series of tasks first.
When Christy goes to Cutter Gap, in the heart of the Smoky Mountains in Tennesse, to teach school, she enters a foreign world.
Karl’s master, Martin Luther, is in danger; can he trust the girl who has been spying on him since before they went to the Diet of Worms?
After her father is arrested for his faith, 12-year-old Chung-Cha endures years of horrible treatment in a North Korean labor camp.
Martin Luther set off a major revolution in the Catholic church in Germany, with affects throughout the rest of the Western world.