Profiles the self-educated man who arose from poverty to become the sixteenth president of the United States.
Elizabeth is a girl who might have lived next to the boardinghouse where President Lincoln died after being shot at Ford's Theatre. This book is the story of what Elizabeth saw that fateful night.
David's grandmother raised him with songs about freedom, and when he is old enough he leaves the plantation where he is a slave to make his way north to Canada with the help of the Underground Railroad.
After his father dies in a Civil War battle, twelve-year-old Jacob runs away from home to join his father's old regiment as a drummer boy.
After P.J. and his family move to Texas, he has trouble fitting in at his new school and finds himself increasingly ashamed of his deaf father, but when he joins the chess club he finds his life turning around for the better.
To earn money for football camp, Joshua reluctantly becomes a golf caddy and solve a mystery on the course.
Buzz and his friend Miranda are thrilled to meet the stars of their favorite television program "Star Searchers," but soon learn that their heroes are just ordinary people as they join forces with the actors to battle aliens from the planet Xycon.