Twelve-year-old Amy lives in Melbourne, but has the adventure of her life when she goes to Central Australia to stay with her aunt, a nurse among the Aboriginals, for two weeks.
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.
A biography of David Livingstone, who did more than anyone else to open up the center of Africa for trade and missions.
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?
Archimedes, who lived on the island of Sicily in the 200s BC, and who was perhaps the greatest scientist and mathematician who ever lived, is brought to life in this fascinating biography.
Jared Austin longs to be a man, but when past conflicts with present and he is suspected of witchcraft, will his faith sustain him?
Johnny Tremain has always wanted to be a man—but when life turns against him, will he be able to prove his worth even if he can’t be a Revolutionary soldier?
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?
The big black dog came along just in time to protect the little red hen who lost her toes over the winter, but will the man ever recognize his worth and allow him to stay?
Mabel, along with her best friend Sarah Jane, gets into a lot of trouble and learns many valuable lessons in the late 1800s.
Pippi is crazy, wonderful, and fun-loving—and when she moves into the Villa Villekulla, she soon makes friends and gets into trouble.
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.
Nick Allen is very clever at coming up with time-wasters, and he has hit upon the perfect one—or so he thinks when he asks his teacher how words get into the dictionary!
When their baby sister is very sick, two children walk and hitch rides to Johannesburg, in South Africa, to get their mother, who works as a maid for a white family.
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.
Taharka, the rightful King of Egypt, must choose between trusting Sennacherib and trusting Hezekiah—not only his life, but the future of his kingdom rests on his decision.
Onesimus longs for freedom—but when he gets it, he realizes it is not the answer to true peace and happiness he has been searching for.