Book List in Order:47 titles

  • AMBUSHED IN JAGUAR SWAMP, Introducing Barbrooke Grubb -- “Someday, foreigners will come who will reveal the mysteries of the spirit world.” It seems clear to fourteen-year-old Kyemap that this ancient Lengua prophecy is fulfilled by Barbrooke Gru...


  • ASSASSINS IN THE CATHEDRAL, Introducing Festo Kivengere -- With the help of Uganda's famous evangelist Festo Kivengere, Yacobo Kabaza and his family move to the Ugandan capital, Kampala, where Yacobo's father will be the new driver for Archbishop Luw...


  • THE BANDIT OF ASHLEY DOWNS Introducing George Müller By the time Curly Roddy was twelve years old, he’d already survived six years as a homeless orphan on the cruel streets of London in the 1870s. He slept in dustbins and ate orange peels when he ...


  • BLINDED BY THE SHINING PATH, Introducing Rómulo Sauñe -- Bandits are a regular threat to the small Peruvian village Alfredo Garcia lives in. Government protection is scarce and the police never enforce the law. So the village men take it upon thems...


  • CAUGHT IN THE REBEL CAMP, Introducing Frederick Douglass -- The Civil War has just begun, and the controversy between the North and the South continues to heat up. Everybody seems to be getting into the action—except for Danny Sims. Danny wants not...


  • DEFEAT OF THE GHOST RIDERS, Introducing Mary McLeod Bethune -- Eight-year-old Celeste Key is a mischievous girl who often gets herself into trouble. When her father’s blacksmith shop is burned to the ground by the Ku Klux Klan in 1904, the family d...


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    DERAILED Forced to give up his hard-earned retirement, Harry Bentley goes back to work as a K-9 detective, receiving a bizarre undercover assignment that sends him across the country by train. Things suddenly go awry when it appears one of his new ne...


  • DRAWN BY A CHINA MOON, Introducing Lottie Moon -- "Dear Mollie, You can’t believe what is happening here in China. . . ." Actually, what Mollie can’t believe is that her best friend, Ida, and her family left Virginia to live in a “heathen” co...


  • THE DRUMMER BOY'S BATTLE, Introducing Florence Nightingale -- After their father dies, Robbie Robinson and his older brother, Peter, join the British army in order to make a living for their family. At first, army life is exciting, even fun. Then in ...






  • THE FATE OF THE YELLOW WOODBEE, Introducing Nate Saint -- Eleven-year-old Niwa is from Ecuador’s Huaorani tribe, better known as the Auca tribe, which is known for killing outsiders. The Aucas trust no one, not even neighboring tribes, so when youn...


  • THE FORTY-ACRE SWINDLE, Introducing George Washington Carver -- To fourteen-year-old Jesse Turner, being “free” in Alabama in 1898 doesn’t seem much better than slavery. The Turners’ forty-acre farm—given to them by the government following...


  • THE GOLD MINERS' RESCUE, Introducing Sheldon Jackson -- As Adam Christian graduates from the famous Sitka Industrial and Training School, he dreams of one day becoming famous—like Dr. Sheldon Jackson, who started the school. The last thing Adam wan...


  • HOSTAGE ON THE NIGHTHAWK, Introducing William Penn -- After weeks of waiting, thirteen-year-old Theodore Story finally spots the billowing sails of the Canterbury, the ship returning Governor William Penn, a close friend of Theo’s family, to Philad...


  • MASK OF THE WOLF BOY, Introducing Jonathan and Rosalind Goforth -- In the Chinese city of Changte, Chou Fu-lin is known simply as "Wolf Boy." Plagued by recurring nightmares of a childhood accident, Fu-lin hides more than his face behind his carefull...


  • THE MAYFLOWER SECRET, Introducing Governor William Bradford -- Thirteen-year-old Elizabeth Tilley and her family have been waiting for this day for months—the day the Mayflower sets sail from England. The late start means uncertain weather and a lo...


  • POUND FOOLISH Greg Singer coordinates consumer sports shows for powerboats, four wheelers, snowmobiles, and jet skis-macho toys for outdoor men like himself. But the job puts tremendous stress on his marriage with Nicole, who for the first time notic...


  • RACE FOR THE RECORD, Introducing Joy Ridderhof -- No written language. That’s the problem facing eleven-year­old Alastair Sutherland’s missionary parents in the Philippine Islands in 1949. How can they leave the Palawanos tribe a copy of the Gos...


  • RISKING THE FORBIDDEN GAME, Introducing Maude Cary -- For Jamal and Hameem, The Game starts out as a fun and daring contest between the two young boys to see who can collect more items belonging to the "enemy"--the French soldiers who are keeping Mor...


  • SINKING THE DAYSPRING, Introducing John Paton -- Working at the docks is a dangerous occupation--especially for someone who doesn't know how to swim. But it's all Kevin Gilmore can do to keep himself and his ailing mother afloat. When Kevin is sudden...


  • Snowmageddon takes us back into the Bentley household as Estelle crusades for a group home to move into the neighborhood in hopes that her mentally challenged son can become one of the residents. But the tenuous relationships the Bentleys have develo...


  • TRAITOR IN THE TOWER, Introducing John Bunyan -- Twelve-year-old Richard Winslow learns firsthand just how dangerous London of 1660 can be when his father is arrested for treason and imprisoned in the Tower of London. Worried about the rest of the fa...


  • PENNY WISE (Book 3 in the Windy City Neighbors series) introduces us to yet another family in "the neighborhood"-the Jaspers, busy with demanding jobs, busy with church, busy volunteering, parents of three active teenagers, juggling sometimes crazy s...


  • Lucy Tucker has been on the streets of Chicago for 50 years. Why won't she come home? Fifteen-year-old Cindy worked long days beside her migrant worker family in Michigan's sugar beet fields in the early 1940s-the "war years"-until she met a dashing ...



  • ATTACK IN THE RYE GRASS, Introducing Marcus and Narcissa Whitman Perrin Whitman was twelve years old and thrilled to travel by wagon train to Oregon Territory with his missionary aunt and uncle, Dr. Marcus and Narcissa Whitman. It was 1843, and life ...


  • THE BETRAYER'S FORTUNE Introducing Menno Simons Adriaen Wens was frightened-for his own life and for his mother’s. In 1543, many Christians in northeastern Europe were suffering cruel persecution, even execution, for following the beliefs of Menno ...


  • THE CHIMNEY SWEEP'S RANSOM Introducing John Wesley Ned Carter, an eighteenth-century boy of thirteen, has been working in the dangerous coal mines in northern England since he was five. He desperately wants to save his little brother Pip from the sam...


  • DANGER ON THE FLYING TRAPEZE: Introducing D.L. Moody -- Fourteen-year-old Casey Watkins wants nothing more than to escape his family’s dreary, bare-bones life in the Philadelphia of 1893. When he learns of an opening in Adam Forepaugh’s Circus, i...


  • ESCAPE FROM THE SLAVE TRADERS Introducing David Livingstone An urgent call for help cut through the morning mists that floated along the shore of Lake Shirwa. Two young African boys, Wikatani and Chuma, had been captured by slave traders, but the des...






  • FLIGHT OF THE FUGITIVES Introducing Gladys Aylward Six-year-old Mei-en screamed in terror when she realized her gypsy owner was about to sell her to a foreign lady. Times were hard in the mountainous region of China in 1934, and orphans were often so...


  • THE HIDDEN JEWEL Introducing Amy Carmichael From the moment he and his mother arrived from England, everything about India shouted adventure to fourteen-year-old John Knight. Crowds of people swarmed in the streets, temple elephants paraded about, mo...


  • IMPRISONED IN THE GOLDEN CITY Introducing Adoniram and Ann Judson The two young Burmeze girls had dreaded leaving their father but he told them that the only sfe thing was for the two of them to go live with the American missionaries, Adoniram and An...


  • KIDNAPPED BY RIVER RATS Introducing William and Catherine Booth It is sometime during the 1880s, and Jack and Amy have come to London searching for their uncle. On their own without money, food, or shelter, they have nowhere else to turn. But what is...


  • LISTEN FOR THE WHIPPOORWILL Introducing Harriet Tubman Living as a slave with her family on an old Maryland plantation in 1853, twelve-year-old Rosebud Jackson had been helping her mother with the cooking for the Big House as long as she could rememb...


  • THE QUEEN'S SMUGGLER Introducing William Tyndale Sarah Poyntz is the daughter of an English merchant who operates a shipping business from Antwerp, Belgium, in 1535. Her father is very interested in the ideas of William Tyndale, who has fled England ...


  • QUEST FOR THE LOST PRINCE, Introducing Samuel Morris -- When the dying Kru king offers a ransom for his missing son, fourteen-year-old Jova determines to find Prince Kaboo, no matter what the danger. Without a prince to take the old king’s place, h...


  • THE RUNAWAY'S REVENGE, Introducing John Newton -- Thirteen-year-old slave Hamilton Jones seizes his freedom when his cruel master dies on a trip to England in 1775. Driven by a desire for revenge after years of mistreatment, the boy hunts down former...


  • SPY FOR THE NIGHT RIDERS Introducing Martin Luther Karl Schumacher was fifteen when he came to the German city of Wittenberg in 1520 seeking an education. He had been very fortunate that the esteemed university professor Doctor Martin Luther, had tak...


  • TRIAL BY POISON Introducing Mary Slessor Imatu had seen white people in her village in West Africa, but only when they came to sell liquor, guns, and slave chains. One rainy day, Imatu was sent to find a goat that had run away from the village. But w...


  • In addition to renowned Underground Railroad conductor Harriet Tubman, the first Trailblazers collection also introduces readers to Salvation Army founders William and Catherine Booth, Liberian prince Samuel Morris, Native American chief Spokane Garr...


  • Drawn from the lives of key Christians from the past and present, Heroes in Black History is an inspiring collection of fortytwo exciting and educational readings that highlight African American Christians through a short biography and three true sto...



  • These inspiring true tales and beautiful illustrations make up two powerful treasuries, each featuring forty-five stories from influential Christian heroes' lives. Excitement and adventure allow elementary-age children to learn valuable lessons of vi...


  • These inspiring true tales and beautiful illustrations make up two powerful treasuries, each featuring forty-five stories from influential Christian heroes' lives. Excitement and adventure allow elementary-age children to learn valuable lessons of vi...


  • Thrilling adventure stories introducing young readers (ages 82) to Christian heroes of the past. Neil Thompson had promised his grandmother that he would wait for his grandfather to bring him to see the great oceangoing ships at the docks in Liverpoo...


  • Thrilling adventure stories introducing young readers (ages 82) to Christian heroes of the past.The two young Burmese girls had dreaded leaving their father, but he told them that the only safe thing was for the two of them to go live with the Americ...


  • Thrilling adventure stories introducing young readers (ages 8-2) to Christian heroes of the past.Karl Schumacher was fifteen when he came to the German city of Wittenberg in 520 seeking an education. He had been very fortunate that the esteemed unive...