Book List:25 titles
  • "One day this child shall hold the very heart of our family in the palm of her hand," predicts Granny on the day Darcy Heart O'Hara is born in a cottage on Derry Lane, in the town of Pobble O'Keefe, in County Kerry, Ireland. Darcy grows up to be a no...


  • In a heartwarming novel that is destined to become a Christmas classic, acclaimed author Elvira Woodruff tells the story of two orphaned sisters whose lives are forever changed by a magical doll. Lucy and Glory are orphaned sisters with no real pl...


  • In London in 1735, eleven-year-old Forrest Harper is living with his family in the Tower of London. There he helps his father tend the ravens and guard the prisoners. Still, life is lonely. When vicious Scottish Rebels are captured, Forrest is deligh...


  • When Katie and her twin cousins step into a mysterious rowboat, Matt and his three buddies run to their rescue. But they are too late -- and soon the seven are swept back in time -- to Boston in 1775. The British have occupied the city, and George Wa...


  • In 1703 when a storm brings down his father's boat, eleven-year-old Digory Beale sets off alone, walking across the wilds of Cornwall. He must get word of his father's fate--and his own. For if his father is dead, Digory can never go home again. Dig...


  • Best-selling author Elvira Woodruff's thrilling novel set in 1700s London tells of a young boy who must make some painful choices as he attempts to save the life a prisoner he's befriended.11-year-old Forrest lives at the Tower of London prison, wher...



  • It all began as a class trip. Dominic Cantori has a painful secret. He's an orphan, and he doesn't want anyone to know it. One day, while on a class trip to Ellis Island, a tour guide asks everyone about their families. To avoid answering, Domi...


  • Fourth-grader Jack Newton is miserable: his family is moving across the country and he might never see Iowa--or his best friend--again. But Jack can't help but cheer up when he sees his new home: an old lighthouse keeper's lodge, right on the edge of...






  • Coming into Ellis Island from Russia, Rachel and her family are ready to start a new life in America, so when cousin Grisha is singled out by an inspector, Rachel has to think quickly and uses an old tattered coat in an unusual way to keep everyone t...



  • In 1851, 12-year-old orphan Austin Ives joins a wagon train headed for California.As he makes his way across the country, Austin writes home to his brother Levi, describing life on the rugged Overland Trail.Extensively researched, with episodes based...



  • Sending a letter to Napoleon through a secret courier service that delivers mail to people in other times, Marty Ballucci and his classmates are amazed when he gets back a reply and that he is able to correspond with several famous dead people....


  • During summer vacation in West Virginia, eleven-year-old Jenna quickly makes friends with Angel Always. When Angel learns that Jenna's five-year-old brother, Nelson, can't talk, she suggests taking him to the haunted marble factory late at night. Tha...



  • Wanting to follow in his late father's footsteps as a truck driver, Nick offers Bernard a memorial service at his aunt's and uncle's funeral parlor for Bernard's dead snake in exchange for the price of a trucker's road atlas. Reprint....


  • Tyler and Freckle are amazed when they see a building rise up and disappear before their eyes. When the building reappears they take their chances and enter Quigley's Bike Shop. But it seems that Quentin Quigley does more than repair bikes. When the ...


  • Has a mummy’s spirit really moved into Andy's body?! What do you do when it seems like everyone in your family has done something magnificent -- everyone, that is, except you? That's Andy's problem. He just wants to do something special. So w...



  • History class will never be the same! When five kids take a walk along Lake Levart late one night, a mysterious wooden rowboat beckons them aboard. As if in a trance, they all step inside. But what they don't realize is that this enchanted boat i...





  • Budding scientist Nelly Brown is thrilled when she discovers an old chemistry set at her grandmother's summer cottage. The set includes everything for mixing up magic formulas, and guarantees that each child using the set can make a wish that will co...