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.
A chance friendship with an elderly ex-magician helps Jared come to terms with the tensions in his own family.
Josh and his father begin scuba diving lessons together as Josh attempts to live up to his father's high expectations and gain his respect.
Judd dreams of becoming a firefighter, but his dad wants him to work on the family ranch. When a city kid with a know-it-all attitude and a motorcycle comes to his valley for the summer, a forest fire breaks out. How will Judd prove himself?
Max is bored with his grandfather's tales of Norway's Resistance movement against the Nazis in World War II, until he travels back in time and finds himself participating in a raid to free captured Resistance fighters.
James and his family leave their oceanside home to travel in a covered wagon through the forests of the East to the prairies of the Midwest. Cover-to-Cover Book.
Rachel recounts how she and her family left Illinois to move to Nebraska, where they built and lived in a sod house on the prairie.