Book List:8 titles
  • Fritz has just arrived in a place so secret it isn't shown on any map. Even mentioning its name is forbidden. Mail is censored. Visitors are not allowed.When Fritz—known as Franklin until he came here—learns that this remote spot in the New Mexic...


  • Twelve-year-old Tom Higgins is learning the craft of making whiskey. Even though Prohibition forbids the production and sale of alcoholic beverages, Tom is determined to be a good apprentice. He is, after all, a moonshiner's son. His father has raise...


  • A tattered flag above Fort Sumter . . . riots in the streets . . . Union troops occupying private homes and harassing citizens . . . The months before the first major battle of the Civil War were marked by confusion, deep emotion, and bitter division...



  • Twelve-year-old Edward thought of Simon as his friend and never imagined life without his companion and slave. But when the Union army invades Virginia and takes over Edward's family's plantation, Edward's family flees to nearby Petersburg, while Sim...


  • From the award-winning author of Shades of Gray comes the story of eleven-year-old Foster Simmons, whose brother is overseas fighting in World War II, and his personal battles on the home front with his authoritarian father....


  • During the Depression, eleven-year-old Carrie makes her annual summer visit to her relatives in the Blue Ridge Mountains and watches her determined grandfather fight against the government's attempt to take his farm land for a new national park....


  • The Civil War was over, but it had taken a terrible toll on twelve-year-old Will Page. His father and brother had been killed by the Yankees; his sisters died of typhoid, and his mother of grief. An orphan, Will was forced to live with his Uncle Jed,...