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Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison
Lenski, Lois

In this classic Newbery Honor Award book, Lois Lenski authentically reconstructs the fascinating story of Mary Jemison's capture, flight, and early years with the Seneca Indians.

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Snow Treasure
McSwigan, Marie

A daring adventure based on a true story about a group of Norwegian children who smuggled nine million dollars in gold past Nazi sentries during World War II. A story of courage and wits and grim determination.--The New York Times.

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Secret Church, The
Vernon, Louise A.

The Anabaptists are a small group of Christians who believe that everyone is a priest and should be able to study the Bible. They refuse to baptize their babies, and instead baptize adults on a confession of faith in Christ. Because of these heretical acts they are persecuted and sometimes…

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Little House in the Big Woods
Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Laura Ingalls's story begins in 1871 in a little log cabin on the edge of the Big Woods of Wisconsin. Four-year-old Laura lives in the little house with her Pa, her Ma, her sisters Mary and Carrie, and their trusty dog, Jack. Pioneer life is sometimes hard, since the family…

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But Not Forsaken
Brenneman, Helen Good

Maria and Hans Penner, Mennonite refugees from the Russian Ukraine, forge ever west with their family, west to freedom! In east Germany the Communists tragically separate Maria and Hans. Each fears the other lost or killed. Hoping against hope, each continues westward. This book graphically portrays the effects of war…

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Jacob's Rescue: A Holocaust Story

Warsaw, Poland, 1941. WWII has been raging for two years when Jacob's aunt takes him to meet Alex, a Christian man who will pretend to be his father. This is a fictionalized account of the four years Jacob spent with the Roslan family in daily terror of being caught. With…

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Mirror of the Martyrs
Kreider, Robert S.

The seventeenth century book "Martyr's Mirror" told the gripping story of Anabaptist persecution in Europe. This book tells both about the illustrator of "Martyr's Mirror" and a number of the martyrs featured in the larger text. Overall both an inspiring account of some Anabaptist martyrs and a book…

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Amy Carmichael (1867-1951) rescued hundreds of women and children, first in Irish slums and then in India, by fearing God and nothing else. 32 pages.

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Barbara Kiely Miller

A peaceful leader of the Nez Perce Indians, Chief Joseph was forced to guide his people on a long, dangerous journey to escape the U.S. Army. Find out how his courage and speaking skills made him a respected and powerful voice for the rights of all Native Americans.

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Coals of Fire
Bauman, Elizabeth

A children's classic since 1954, Coals of Fire offers seventeen true stories about returning love for hate, good for evil, taken from various cultures and time periods, that will challenge readers, regardless of their age. (All Ages) 128 pages.

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Story of the World, Volume 2: The Middle Ages--From the Fall of Rome to the Rise of the Renaissance

Story of the World, Volume 2: The Middle Ages--From the Fall of Rome to the Rise of the Renaissance
Now more than ever, other cultures are affecting our everyday lives—and our children need to learn about the other countries of the world and their history. Susan Wise Bauer has provided…

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On Fire for Christ
Jackson, Dave

Here is a book about people who acted in faith and by their witness moved mountains and changed the world. They are heroes of faith who, like Abraham, became great because they loved God above everything else, including Christianity.

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Aesop's Fables
Pinckney, Jerry

Aesop's Fables is a 2000 collection of 61 fables from the Aesop ouvre, retold by Jerry Pinkney. It includes stories about wolves, foxes, lions, dogs, mice, and donkeys.

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Fire in the Zurich Hills

Historical fiction based on the lives of early Anabaptists in Zurich, Switzerland from 1523-1533. Information taken from actual records, trials, etc. of that time.

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Alexander the Great
Bingham, Jane

Alexander has a dream. He means to rule the world. Leading a massive army from his home in Europe, he sets out on a quest to conquer Asia. Nothing, not rebel armies, vast rivers, or herds of elephants can stop him. 64 pages.

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Around the World in a Hundred Years

"These ten true tales of 15th-century explorers bring history to life, with accounts of the exploits of Christopher Columbus, Bartholomew Diaz, Ponce de Leon, and others.
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Hidden Riches

Fictionalized account of the immigration of the boy Christian Burkholder to Pennsylvania from the Palatinate in 1754.

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Enduring Word, The
Maisel, F. J.

People have questions about the Bible. Maisel attempts to bring understanding to historical controversies. Who really wrote God's Word? Who translated it? Is the text reliable?

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Drummers Wife
Stoll, Joseph

In The Drummer's Wife, twelve stories from the Martyrs Mirror are retold in modern language and in simpler form. Among the stories are retellings of some well-known accounts, such as Ellert Jans and Dirk Willems.

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Days of Terror
Smucker, Barbara

Through the eyes of a young Mennonite boy, Peter, you see life for Mennonites in the Russian Ukrainian villages just before Lenin came to power, and the great immigrations after he started his rule.

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Story of the World, Volume 4: The Modern Age--From Victoria's Empire to the End of the USSR

Story of the World, Volume 4: The Modern Age--From Victoria's Empire to the End of the USSR
Where was the Crystal Palace? Who was the Sick Man of Europe? And how did cow fat start a revolution?
Now more than ever, other countries and customs affect our everyday lives—and…

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Amazing Impossible Erie Canal

When De Witt Clinton, a young politician, first dreams of building a canal to connect the Hudson River with the Great Lakes, folks don't believe such a thing can be done. But eight long years after the first shovelful of earth is dug, Clinton realizes his vision at last…

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Gathering at the Hearth: Stories Mennonites Tell

Here are stories about David Toews, Annie Funk and the Titanic, Orie Miller, Emma Richards and Marilyn Miller, Peter Dyck, Mesach Krisetya, a new search for Clayton Kratz, and more.

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Hero Tales: Vol. 1
Jackson, Dave

Ideal for family devotions, homeschooling, and more, this beautifully illustrated treasury presents the true-life stories of fifteen key Christian heroes, such as Amy Carmichael, Martin Luther, Dwight L. Moody, John Wesley, Samuel Morris, Gladys Aylward, and others.

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Victoria Sherrow

Growing up, Alexander Graham Bell was fascinated with music, speech, and sounds. He worked hard to invent things that would not only help those with impaired hearing, but also bring people together in new and special ways. What he didn’t know was that his simple idea—to help people…

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Milek and his brother Munio live in a sleepy village in Poland, where nothing exciting seems to happen. They reluctantly do as their mother asks when she asks them to visit their neighbor Anton, knowing that the rest of the village laughs at him because of his strange habits of…

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If You Lived at the time of the Civil War

If You Lived At the Time of the Civil War features an accessible question-and-answer format that answers questions about the Civil War from both Northern and Southern perspectives. Includes large, full-color illustrations.

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Thee, Hannah!
De Angeli, Marguerite

The delightful story of a young Quaker girl who finds her place among her people.
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Benjamin Franklin
D'Aulaire, Ingri and Edgar Parin

An intuitive understanding of the things children love to know, combined with the d'Aulaire's extraordinary artistic ability make this book on the life of one of America's most beloved founders a perennial classic. Folk art style illustrations are enhanced with pert aphorisms from Poor Richard's Almanac…

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Picture Book of Rosa Parks, A

This book is a picture book biography on Rosa Parks. It paints a picture of what life was like for Rosa as a child and through adulthood. It starts in segregated America and hits on key points in the civil rights movement and Rosa's life. The book does a…

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Martin Luther: A Man Who Changed the World

This picture book explores the life of the 16th-century monk who was the catalyst for the Protestant Reformation in Europe. Readers learn the historic background to a significant time in the church, and what God can do with a willing vessel. Full color.

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Columbus
Parin d'Aulaire, Edgar and Ingri

A life of the Genoese weaver's son who sought to prove the world is round, telling how he studied map-making in Portugal, waited long years for financial and material support from Isabella of Spain, and finally made four voyages to the New World.

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Miller, Lucinda

For many years an arrowhead lay hidden, buried in the soil of an Indiana farm. The Indian who had shot it was long forgotten. The generations of settlers who followed, chopping down trees and planting corn, never found it. Decades passed, and other families who worked the land never found…

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Survivors: The Night the Titanic Sank

Will Tate and his family set sail for America. But they are on board the Titanic, the "unsinkable" ship, which is heading for disaster! Stunning DK images combine with lively illustrations and engaging age-appropriate stories in this ebook - a multi-level reading program guaranteed to capture children's interest while…

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Who's That Stepping on Plymouth Rock?

Using her trademark humorous style, Jean Fritz tells the story of Plymouth Rock--the granite boulder upon which it was decided the Pilgrims must have set foot upon their arrival in the New World--telling how it came to be the impressive monument it is today.

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Abraham Lincoln
D'Aulaire, Ingri

An illustrated biography of the great American president chronicles Honest Abes rise from impoverished son of a Kentucky farmer to president of a nation at war with itself.

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Henner's Lydia
de Angeli, Marguerite

Henner's Lydia is a 1936 children's story book written and illustrated by Marguerite de Angeli, winner of the 1950 Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature for another book, The Door in the Wall.

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Meet Abraham Lincoln
Cary, Barbara

This warmly told biography of our sixteenth president is enriched by many authentic but seldom told anecdotes and complemented by bold color illustrations that capture the spirit of Lincoln and his era.

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Squanto Friend of the Pilgrims

Squanto goes to England with early English explorers. When he returns after many years of adventures, his family and people are gone. But he soon meets new people, the Pilgrims, whom he helps to learn how to live in this new land.

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Wee Sing Around the World

Contains over forty international songs, sung in their native languages with English translations. Includes songs from North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Australia, Asia and Oceania.

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If You Sailed on the Mayflower in 1620

This popular book in the If You series answers a variety of questions about Pilgrim life--both on the ship and on shore--helping readers understand what it was like to have lived at that time. Four-color illustrations.

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Where Do You Think You're Going, Christopher Columbus?

Fritz makes history accessible once more in this wry biography of a legendary explorer. A "School Library Journal" Best Book of the Year. Illustrations.

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Jackson, Dave & Neta

Timeless lessons for families from great Christians of the past. Drawn from the lives of fifteen key Christian heroes, Hero Tales, Vol. III is a beautifully illustrated treasury of forty-five exciting and educational readings designed to help foster Christian character qualities in families with elementary-age children. This inspiring collection presents…

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