Historical novel set during Industrial Revolution about child labor at a watch factory.
A young boy meets a runaway slave in this historical novel set during the Civil War.
A familys move to the South brings a young African American into the hub of racial inequality.
One girl's journey from wealth to poverty changes her perspective during the Great Depression.
A young newsie's perfect summer is marred by a run-in with gangsters in the 1920s.
Banned from professional baseball in the late 19th century, African-American players were forced to go on the road to make money playing the game they loved. Enduring poor fields and long journeys between games, teams brought their unique and entertaining brand of baseball to towns big and small. Even when they had trouble securing food and lodging because of the color of their skin, these players persevered, opening the door for the ultimate return of African-American athletes to big-league baseball.
A young Cherokee boy and his family are forced to leave their home when the Indian Removal Act is enforced.