The story of one ten-year-old boy who sailed with the first three ships to America to build the colonies.
After Daniel Purcell's mother dies in childbirth, his father soon brings home a young woman, named Katherine, as his new wife.
An eighteenth-century schoolteacher encounters resistance from the community when she allows a former slave to join the children in her class.
This book tells the story of a slave girl who learns that her father was a wealthy slave owner. When he refuses to help her escape, his wife become the girl's ally.
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.
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.
This fact-based account tells how Mary Read spent a year working and fighting side-by-side with pirates.