History & Geography
Eighteen glorious chapters of God at work in Ethiopia. Witch doctors transformed; the single person who could translate ends up in just the right place; two girls who pray daily for transformation for many years … and transformation happens. Marvelous.
Explore the ordinary from fresh new angles with four of James Stevenson's beloved corn poem books in one special volume.
An inventive scientist lands on Krakatoa only days before the volcano blows.
Newbery Medal-winning story of the crippled son of a medieval lord.
Johanna and her grandparents, with the help of a friendly German soldier, save the figurines of their town's church clock.
Handsome, full-color, oversize reprint of the 1919 classic "The Aesop for Children."
The mountainous island of Capri has a mystery and it takes the innkeeper's son, Michele, and three foreigners to get to the bottom of it.
Award-winning author tells the story of a young boy and his rigorous apprenticeship and training at Vienna's Spanish Court Riding school, home of the famous Lipizzan stallions.
Chester, a cricket from Connecticut, moves into the Bellinis' Newspaper Stand in New York City.
Eight action-packed tales recount the most exciting exploits of Robin Hood and his band of followers.
12-year-old Natalie Nelson writes a novel that her best friend, Zoe, thinks is good enough to be published. Natalie isn't so sure.
Sir Lancelot served the Great King Arthur as a gallant Knight of the Round Table. He was a knight so fearless, so dashing, and so ... shiny and clean that to be rescued (or challenged!) by him would truly be an honor. He was quite good at defending the helpless, protecting the weak, and jousting with strangers--as long as he'd had a nap that day.
Newt is just your average overlooked kid. But when he dons a makeshift superhero outfit for Halloween, he discovers what confidence feels like. He keeps wearing the costume and finds small ways to be a true hero in his town. But Newt's brother is in the hospital. Will Newt's new abilities help him save the one person he cares about most?
Richly layered with mystery and intrigue, Sticks Across the Chimney tells a captivating story of two Danish children and their widowed mother struggling to survive on a dilapidated farm. The children's wit, compassion and creativity influence events and touch everyone around them.
This summer, the Penderwick sisters have a wonderful surprise: a holiday on the grounds of a beautiful estate called Arundel. They're soon busy discovering the summertime magic of Arundel's sprawling gardens, treasure-filled attic, tame rabbits and a cook who makes the best gingerbread in Massachusetts. But the best discovery of all is Jeffrey Tifton, son of Arundel's owner, who quickly proves to be the perfect adventure companion. A deliciously nostalgic and witty story from National Book Award winner and New York Times bestseller Jeanne Birdsall.
Jordan Johnston is average. Not short, not tall. Not plump, not slim. Not gifted, not flunking out. Even her shoe size is average. Feeling doomed to a life of wallowing in the soggy middle, she makes a goal: By the end of the year, she'll discover her great talent. She'll find a way to become extraordinary and everyone will know about it! A compelling story about the greatest achievement possible – personal acceptance.