An eighteenth-century schoolteacher encounters resistance from the community when she allows a former slave to join the children in her class.
After learning that her father is the wealthy Master Mason, Mary, a slave, tries to gain her freedom.
After Daniel Purcell's mother dies in childbirth, his father soon brings home a young woman, named Katherine, as his new wife.
This fact-based account tells how Mary Read spent a year working and fighting side by side with pirates.
After his father dies, John Alexander and his mother are forced to become indentured servants to pay off debts, but find their luck changes after Mrs. Alexander invents a new method for grinding corn.
Describes the journey to and the founding of Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in America, from the point of view of a ten year old boy.
Edward sets out to save a young girl he believes has been kidnapped by a local indian tribe. He learns about Indian ways...and himself.