Cover of Hell Gate

Hell Gate by Joan K Yehl

Published 27 June 2014


Cover of The Very First Thanksgiving Day

Rhyming verses trace the events leading up to the first Thanksgiving Day.

Cover of Pirate Tales: The Pirate Prisoner

From the bestselling author of Horrible Histories... Nevis Island, Caribbean, 1680 Red-legs Greaves has been a slave, a pirate, and a rich sugar planter. Now he's a prisoner. And next morning, he'll be dead - hanged by the neck for piracy! His only friend is a slave girl called Lou. Can Lou do anything to save Red-legs? It would take a miracle... A fantastic story blending pirate legend with historical fact and Terry Deary's vividly imagined characters. Book Band: Grey Ideal for ages 8+ Quizz...

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The Captain's Boy by Don Callaway

Published 15 October 2020


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A Nest of Hornets by Robert Krenzel

Published 6 December 2016


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Twelve-year-old Sarah breaks the Sabbath in Puritan New England and faces a moral dilemma when an innocent person is accused in her place.

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After almost six months in Maryland, fifth-grader Oliver still misses his friends back in New Jersey. But things start to change one day, when his neighbor-and possible new friend-Sam lends Oliver a magic hat that takes him back to the 18th- and 19th-century world of Thomas Jefferson. Oliver and his sisters-Cassie, the nice one, and Ruby, the annoying one-end up learning more about Jefferson than they'd expected. And Oliver finds that his new neighborhood might not be so terrible after all. Thom...

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Dangerous Crossing by Dr Stephen Krensky

Published 29 December 2004


Cover of Stepping Stone Next Spring Oriole

A pioneer adventure perfect for fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House series!  On Libby Mitchell’s tenth birthday, she and her parents climb into a covered wagon and set off on a journey that takes them two months and a thousand miles. Their trip from Virginia to the deep woods of Michigan is hard, but it is exciting, too. And at its end lies their new home—a place that is rugged, wild, and full of promise. History Stepping Stones now feature updated content that emphasizes Common Core and...

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Arrow over the Door

Published 8 July 2002


For young Samuel Russell, the summer of 1777 is a time of fear. The British Army is approaching, and the Indians in the area seem ready to attack. To Stands Straight, a young Abenaki Indian scouting for King George, Americans are dangerous enemies who threaten his family and home. When Stands Straight's party enters the Quaker Meetinghouse where Samuel worships, the two boys share an encounter that neither will ever forget. Told in alternating viewpoints, The Arrow over the Door is based on a tr...

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A yellow fever outbreak causes Theodoric Wakefield and his family to change boats. When they discover the new one is a pirate ship, he must slip away and enlist his uncle William Penn to save everyone. Ages 8-12.

Cover of Pirate Tales: The Pirate Captain

The North Atlantic, 1726 Captain Fly is the greatest pirate to sail the seven seas - or so he says. But his captives Jed and Arthur think he's a bad-tempered bully. Now Captain Fly has ordered his prisoners to work for him as pirates, or he'll kill them! It's time to stop the cruel captain for good... A fantastic story blending pirate legend with historical fact and Terry Deary's vividly imagined characters!