Book List:26 titles
  • Young and orphaned, Tom Pippin has just been sold by his greedy uncle to the captain of a great sailing ship bound for America. Although Tom has been sold into slavery, no one can buy or sell his unwavering spirit. Tom longs to be free on the shores ...


  • Join Frank, Ellen, and the whole Davis family on their adventure west during the Gold Rush of 1849. This exciting chronicle has the same appeal as Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books....


  • Who ever heard of a shoeshine girl? The last thing Sarah Ida wants to do is spend the summer with her Aunt Claudia. But when her parents send her away because of problems at home, that is exactly what she has to do. With no allowance and no fun to ...


  • In the days of King Arthur there stood a mighty oak tree within the walls of a castle. Peace reigned in the castle until the fearsome night when Lionel, longlost brother of Lord Weldon, returned to cause trouble and unhappiness.It was then that Shan,...


  • In the sequel to The Chalk Box Kid, Gregory’s friend Uncle Pancho is in trouble. The city wants to build a highway right where his house is. They will have to tear it down! Then Gregory has an idea. He will paint the story of Uncle Pancho’s life ...


  • Gr 3-5-Following her mother's death, Claudine's artist father begins a series of angel sculptures. Working on them together helps both of them find new hope and joy in life. When her father then becomes ill and dies, the angels become a legacy for Cl...









  • Home is the forceful central image in the adventures of Charlie Brig, ``born near the town of Durford, England in the year 1736.'' Fascinated when he sees a house under construction, the ambitious lad builds a model house, only to have his mother pri...


  • John Thomas, a boy who lives in the woods of Tennessee with his stern guardian Luke, leads a lonely, solitary life. One morning after a storm, he finds an injured bird and makes his pet. When another young boy steals White Bird, John Thomas sets out ...


  • The inspiring classic that The New Yorker called "an exciting tale [with] top-notch writing," about one girl facing harsh conditions and huge responsibility as she brings her family to the American colonies. Featuring a heroine with faith, courage...




  • A new neighborhood. A new school. An unhappy birthday. Life isn't easy for nine-year-old Gregory. But then he discovers an abandoned chalk factory behind his house. And something magical happens: a beautiful garden and a quiet friendship spring up wi...


  • Daniel is hurt when others laugh at his wood carving, until he learns that giving people pleasure takes a very special gift. ‘Good, warm feelings result from reading this gentle tale set in rural Tennessee during pioneer days.' 'CS. ‘A lovely boo...


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    Prince Hal is not only plain, he is ordinary. The king and queen are disappointed in him and sometimes don't bother to see him for weeks at a time. Although he is lonely, he is not allowed to play with other children. But Hal manages to make frie...





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    The train stopped at Palmville, and Sarah Ida had a sudden thought. What if she didn't get off? Sarah Ida is unhappy about spending the summer at Aunt Claudia's in Palmville. She's been sent away because her parents can't cope with her. Then Aunt ...


  • "There's somebody spying on us," Lorna said. "Where?" asked her brother Jamie. "Behind that tree." The children stood looking at the tree. Very slowly someone peeped out -- someone all in white. Could this be the ghost of Windy Hill? ...


  • Sigurd, a Viking boy, cannot see the value of learning to read and write. All he can think of is adventure. But then he has an adventure that he cannot help but tell. And to do that, he decides, he must learn to write. A fine story for young readers....


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    “This is where I want to live,” says Ty. “It’s the best place in the world!” But Gold Rock is a ghost town now, and Ty’s family must move to the city to make a living. Then Nora and Paul come to visit, and they bring Great-grandfath...


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