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

George Washington's World by Genevieve Foster

The story of George Washington’s life is interspersed with history from around the world at the same time.

George Washington’s World

Courage to Run by Wendy Lawton

As a young girl, Harriet Tubman needed courage to do what she knew God had for her.

Courage to Run

Such a Tease by Chautona Havig

Madeline Brown is back—still investigating a young man who is new in town, who now has a scheme to electrify the town, beginning with the most disreputable area.

Such a Tease

Bessie's Pillow by Linda Bress Silbert

As a young woman, Bessie Markman traveled alone from Lithuania to New York and made a new life for herself.

Bessie’s Pillow

Medicine News by Phil Gates

The story of medical history is told in a series of news articles.

Medicine News: The Germ of an Idea

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

A Child's History of the World by Virgil M. Hillyer

The entire scope of history is told in an interesting manner.

A Child’s History of the World

Flood Friday by Lois Lenski

When a flood washes away most of the houses in their neighborhood, the children in a town in western Connecticut get to see how a community can pull together for everyone’s good.

Flood Friday

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

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

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

Paradise Valley by Rebecca Martin

When the law begins requiring his children to study topics he does not approve of in school, Ben Yoder moves his family to Mexico.

Paradise Valley

Ramona Forever by Beverley Cleary

Ramona is learning to get along with Beezus as they work together to avoid having to stay with friends after school and to help their aunt and mother.

Ramona Forever

Prairie School by Lois Lenski

The children who attend a one-room school, and their teacher and families, struggle to survive the worst winter on record.

Prairie School

Ramona the Pest by Beverley Cleary

Ramona is now going to Kindergarten, and a lot of people in her life consider her a pest.

Ramona the Pest

Adopted by Becky McGurrin

After giving up her daughter for adoption, Pat searches for years for true love and acceptance.

Adopted

Ashley's Amish Adventure: An Outsider Living With the Amish by Ashley Emma

When she wanted to write an Amish novel, a young woman spent a week living with an Amish family to learn their lifestyle firsthand.

Ashley’s Amish Adventure: An Outsider Living with the Amish