A Captain for Hans
Rebecca Martin. The tumult of the Reformation has swept Switzerland, and Zwingli’s Reformed Church has wrested control of several cantons from the Catholic Church. A Captain for Hans brings the world of the persecuted Anabaptists in the 1630s to life. … Read More
A Dream Fulfilled
Louise Boese. Accompany Lucy to school and enjoy the excitement of the first morning’s opening exercises. Be with Verda and Lucy as they enjoy a spirited game of Parcheesi. A Dream Fulfilled continues recounting Lucy’s experiences in Mennonite culture. 176 … Read More
A Hive of Busy Bees
Effie Williams. A collection of popular stories that entertain children and teach important truths such as love for others, respect, trusting God, obedience, and more. 158 pages; paper; Sure Foundation.
A Horse Called Willing
Rebecca Martin. Joel lived with his older brother Elam and their widowed mother. Life wasn’t easy without a father. Sometimes Joel felt resentful and uncooperative. When Lady’s carefree gallop across the pasture ended in disaster, the family needed another horse. … Read More
A Lantern in the Window
Aileen Fisher. A story about the underground railroad that helped many runaway slaves to freedom in the mid-1800s. The Quaker home in the story was one of the stations along the way. Here these unfortunate folk were fed, clothed, and … Read More
A Lion to Guard Us
Clyde Robert Bulla. Amanda Freebold’s father left England three years ago for the new colony of Jamestown in America. But now that her mother has died, Amanda is left to take care of her younger brother and sister all alone. … Read More
Clyde Robert Bulla. Amanda Freebold’s father left England three years ago for the new colony of Jamestown in America. But now that her mother has died, Amanda is left to take care of her younger brother and sister all alone. Amanda finally decides to take her brother and sister to America to find Father. The ocean crossing is long and hard, and the children don't know whom to trust. But with her father's little brass lion's head to guard them, Amanda knows that somehow everything will work out. Ages 9-12. 128 pages; paperback; HarperTrophy.
A Michigan Summer
Joseph Stoll. If you enjoyed reading Shagbark Hickory, you will also enjoy this sequel. The Troyer family moves to a new location in Michigan. Joni, Sammy, and their family adjust to their new neighbors, a new school, and a farm … Read More
A Peep Behind the Scenes
Mrs. O.F. Walton. Rosalie’s family is in the entertainment business, and this story depicts life behind the scenes. The people for whom they perform know nothing of Rosalie’s sick mother, the wretched home, the insufficient food, nor of the bitter … Read More
A Penny’s Worth of Character
Jesse Stuart. Shan Shelton learns a lesson in honesty as he deals with Mr. Conley, the storekeeper. Note: the word “gee” appears on p. 35. Paper; Jesse Stuart Foundation.
A Place for Peter
Elizabeth Yates. This is a sequel to Mountain Born. Peter, a teenager now, struggles to earn his father’s trust as he handles the sugaring up in the sugar bush. He throws himself into the work of the farm and grows … Read More
A Playhouse for Mary
Mrs. Cleon Martin. Mary Weber is a little six-year-old girl with big ideas. Will she and her sister ever have a real playhouse? Paper; Vineyard Publication.
A Question of Yams
Gloria Repp. This story is based on the experiences of Amok, a Christian man of Papua, New Guinea, who dared to challenge the traditions of the yam cult. Tribal custom was to pray the spirits to bless the yam crop … Read More