A young Polynesian boy, who has been afraid of the sea since his mother drowned and he almost did, when he was three, is stranded on an uninhabited island and must face his fears to survive.
After Rachel’s parents die on the mission field in Africa from Spanish Influenza, Rachel is sent to England by scheming neighbors as their daughter, to try to influence an old man to do what they want him to.
Sarah Crewe has always been a little princess—but when her father’s fortune is completely lost, can she still be a princess while living as a pauper?
Natalie has written a story—but even with her best friend backing her, will she be able to get it published?
Elsie Dinsmore’s father has come home at last—but will he ever learn to share her values, and love her as a father ought to love his daughter?
Mabel, along with her best friend Sarah Jane, gets into a lot of trouble and learns many valuable lessons in the late 1800s.
Arduino longs to become a painter—but once he becomes an apprentice, he realizes that his master is hiding a secret. Will he be able to uncover it—before his future as a painter is dashed forever?
Ranofer’s life has been all but easy—and with his life hanging in the balance, will he be able to reveal a terrible crime before it is too late?
After the death, in Lebanon’s civil war, of her brother, and especially of her mother, Lamia holds on tightly to her hatred and desire for revenge.
When the Xanthos school is broken into, and the teacher almost killed, the students must act quickly to find and expose the culprit—before Rufus is locked behind bars forever.
Peter must earn his father’s trust, and he learns through that that doing the hard things is worth it in the end.
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.
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?
Synopsis: When the dam bursts and hits Johnstown, will Megan and her family be able to get away from the flood in time?
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?
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.
Eric Greene’s friend Jimmy wants red cowboy boots—but can Eric earn enough money in time to buy them?
A retelling of an ancient Arab tale about a young woman who sets up shop in a distant city to help her impoverished family.
A young captive in Indiana who came from the Confederate south longs to return home, but is it possible to travel such a distance safely—and keep her promise?