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.
The Small family run from an abusive father, and try to create a new life for themselves in New Zealand—but will they ever be free from the fear of him finding them?
Uriah must decide between the God of the Hebrews and the gods of the rest of the world—and when he has to choose between the life of a child and worshiping the god Moloch, will he do what is right?
Jim wants to go home to his family again—but after eight years away, can he—in their eyes an Indian—ever be reconciled to their way of life?