This book tells the story of a young boy planned to be a preacher. When he is called to save a white girl living with an Indian tribe, he is surprised by what he learns.
Kodi runs away from his boarding school after learning that his mare has been sold to a brutal rancher. His reunion with his brother resolves all his conflicts, and the two return to live and start a school on the reservation where they were born.
A young Cuban boy and his family leave Cuba secretly after the failed Bay of Pigs invasion, and use the family fishing boat to make their way to a new life in Florida.
Ten-year-old Pepa and her family face many challenges when they leave their home in Mexico to find work in the United States.
Kofi's mother sends him to America to live with his father's family, but Kofi feels betrayed and wonders if he will ever be happy again.
Li Ming and his father are lured to America after hearing about the wealth to be found in California.
Caroline learns the meaning of freedom while struggling to maintain the family cotton plantation during the Civil War.