Book List:28 titles
  • Crossing over the border is a dangerous business......But Lupita must cross from Mexico to America. After her father dies in a fishing boat accident in the seas near their small Mexican village, Lupita's family is left in poverty. Lupita and her big ...







  • When Truth Hopkins's father dies, she goes to live with her uncle and his family on their North Carolina farm. Like Truth, the Bardwells are Quakers. They oppose slavery but refuse to take up arms in the civil war that is now being waged to end this ...


  • In the early years of the Civil War, teenage Kansan farm boy Lije Tulley becomes a Jayhawker, an abolitionist raider freeing slaves from the neighboring state of Missouri, and then goes undercover there as a spy....


  • In 1865 with the war recently over, fourteen-year-old Hannalee and her recently reunited family decide to start a new life in Atlanta where, because of the need to rebuild the devastated city, jobs are plentiful. Sequel to "Turn Homeward, Hannalee."...








  • Charley Quinn never ran away from a fight in his life. After all, he's one of the Bowery Boys, the toughest street gang in New York City. So after his older brother is killed at Gettysburg, Charley vows revenge and enlists with the Union Army as a dr...


  • A stagecoach that vanished without a trace...$40,000 in stolen payroll money...a jewel-studded belt buckle -- they are all pieces of a 110-year-old mystery, that Paul Braun is determined to solve.While the thirteen year-old Easterner is visiting his ...


  • Thirteen-year old Melinda Carpenter was endowed with generous horse sense, so when her older sister Sarah Jane plans to travel from Chicago to San Francisco to marry her fiancé Edgar Everett Potter III, their aunt and uncle send Melinda along to rep...



  • During the summer of 1916 thirteen-year-old Fayette and her brother accompany their widowed mother on a mule trip into the California mountains, where she is to establish library outposts in isolated communities...



  • With his father and brother serving in the Confederate Army and the rest of his family murdered in a Comanche raid of their west Texas farm, 13-year-old Lewallen seeks to free himself and his younger sister from their Indian captivity....





  • In the 1840's in California a young Comanche refuses to accept the ways of his Mexican captors but wins their acceptance and admiration when he helps to cast the church bell and uses it to warn the villagers of approaching danger....


  • Astoria, Oregon, in 1893, believed that women should be subdued and submissive. Understandably, therefore, the arrival of Columbia Baines proved upsetting. In a wonderful, fast-paced story, Louisa Baines, thirteen years old, tells what happened the y...




  • California Perkins, the twelve-year-old narrator of this rollicking tale, was named for the state she was born in. In fact, the Perkins family had lived in many states, for Mr. Perkins had an itchy foot. Still none of their experiences prepared them ...


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    “This delightful tale of the Old West stars 13-year-old Parker Quiney, his companion Nate and Parker’s dog, J.E.B. Stuart. Boys and dog go on a journey to bring back the body of Parker’s brother from Whiskey Creek. On the way they have escapade...


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    When a new girl arrives at Fort Yuma, Arizona, in 1881, thirteen-year-old Dorcas finds herself involved in the escape of an outlaw from the prison across the river.Dorcas Fox and her brother Charlie, 10, are with their father, Lieutenant Walter Fox, ...