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Ben Franklin's Fame

Blast to the Past #6

by Stacia Deutsch, Rhody Cohon & Guy Francis

It’s a race against time!

Abigail and her friends can’t believe it—Babs Magee has finally convinced someone to quit, and that someone is Benjamin Franklin! Babs is making a terrible mess of history, and...


Sacagawea's Strength

Blast to the Past #5

by Stacia Deutsch, Rhody Cohon & David Wenzel

Abigail and her friends are in the middle of a Monday afternoon group project when Mr. C tells them it’s time to jump back to the past. They’re super-excited, even though this time things are more complicated...


A Medal for Leroy

by Michael Morpurgo

When Michael's aunt passes away, she leaves behind a letter that will change everything.

It starts with Michael's grandfather Leroy, a black officer in World War I who charged into a battle zone not once but...


King's Courage

Blast to the Past #4

by Stacia Deutsch, Rhody Cohon & David Wenzel

Get out the vote!

It's another exciting Monday for Abigail, Zack, Jacob, and Bo -- they are going to jump back to the past to meet Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.! The kids need to convince Dr. King not to get discouraged...


Bell's Breakthrough

Blast to the Past #3

by Stacia Deutsch, Rhody Cohon & David Wenzel

Abigail is getting restless. It’s been three weeks and she hasn't time traveled once! Luckily it’s Monday again, so when Mr. Caruthers asks the class, “What if Alexander Graham Bell quit and never invented...


Chasing George Washington

by Kennedy Center, The, Ronald Kidd & Ard Hoyt

What would it be like if you lived in the White House? Dee Dee, Jose, and Annie are about to find out! When their class takes a field trip to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, the three accidentally knock George Washington...


Davy Crockett: Young Rifleman

by Aileen Wells Parks

A biography of the famous frontiersman and Congressman, focusing on his childhood.


Lincoln's Legacy

Blast to the Past #1

by Stacia Deutsch, Rhody Cohon & David Wenzel

Third graders travel through time to keep history on track!

Abigail loves Mondays, and so does the rest of class 305. That's the day Mr. Caruthers asks them cool questions about history. Today Mr. C asks, "What...


Disney's Dream

Blast to the Past #2

by Stacia Deutsch, Rhody Cohon & David Wenzel

A world without cartoons? No way!

It's Monday again, and for Abigail, Jacob, Zack, and Bo, that means it's time-travel Day! This week the kids can't believe their luck: They're going to meet Walt Disney!

But...


A Prickly Problem: Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet

by Jacqueline Kelly

In this story in the Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet chapter book series, Callie must help the family dog out of a prickly situation.

When the Tate family dog, Ajax, has a run-in with a porcupine, things get prickly—and...


The Boy with the Bronze Axe

by Kathleen Fidler

Kathleen Fidler's classic story is set in the ancient Stone Age village of Skara Brae on Orkney. This is a fascinating and vividly portrayed story of life nearly 3,000 years ago.

Kali and Brockan are in trouble....


Escape from Aleppo

by N. H. Senzai

An Indie Next List Pick

“Filled with kindness and hope, but also with the harsh realities of the horrors of war, this heartbreaking book is a necessary reminder of what many people live through every day.”...


Lost Boys

by Darcey Rosenblatt

Based on historical events, this unforgettable and inspiring tale for middle-grade readers is about a young boy torn from the only life he’s ever known and held captive as a prisoner of war.

In 1982, twelve-year-old...


Almost Paradise

by Corabel Shofner

A heartfelt debut about a spunky girl determined to save her family and find her way home.

Twelve-year-old Ruby Clyde Henderson’s life changes the day her mother’s boyfriend holds up a convenience store,...


I Love You, Michael Collins

by Lauren Baratz-Logsted

Amazon Editors' Pick Best Books of June 2017

Semifinalist: GoodReads Choice Awards 2017 Best Middle Grade and Children's Book

National Council for Social Studies/Children's Book Council Notable Social Studies...


Another Quest for Celeste

by Henry Cole

Celebrated author and illustrator Henry Cole uses stunningly detailed black-and-white artwork to illuminate a tale of friendship between an adventurous mouse and a boy who would become one of America’s greatest...


Purple Hearts

Soldier Girl #3

by Michael Grant

New York Times bestselling author Michael Grant unleashes the gritty and powerful conclusion to the Front Line series and evokes the brutal truth of World War II: War is hell. An epic tale of historical reimagining,...


Flying Geese

Little House on the Prairie

by Laura Ingalls Wilder & Garth Williams

The third book in Laura Ingalls Wilder's treasured Little House series—now available as an ebook! This digital version features Garth Williams's classic illustrations, which appear in vibrant full color on...