Six books, integrated with the study of history, that will help develop godly character. Includes Almost Home, Amos Fortune free man, Madeleine Takes Command, William Carey, Mary Jones and Her Bible, and Bound for Oregon.
Amos Fortune was born the son of an African king. In 1725, when he was 15 years old, he was captured by slave traders, brought to America and sold at auction. For 45 years, Amos worked as a slave and dreamed of freedom. At 60, he began to see those dreams come true. 1951 Newbery Medal Winner. Based on a true story.
Mary Chilton was a young girl when she left her home in Holland and traveled to America on board the Mayflower with her parents. The journey was filled with trials, joys, and some surprises, but when she reached the New World she experienced a new life, a new freedom, and a new home.
Traveling from Arkansas to Oregon Territory in 1852, the Todd family faces hardship and danger. Journey with them on the Oregon Trail as they cover two thousand miles to their new home. Based on a true story.
From humble beginnings in England to the interior of India, William Carey lived a life of service and sacrifice for God. Often called the father of modern missions, he displayed a determination to bring the Gospel and God's word to the people of India and his life has inspired generations of Christians. Based on a true story.
When her parents are gone, fourteen-year-old Madeleine must take command of the fort when it is attacked by Mohawk Indians. With only a handful of soldiers to help, she defends the fort for over a week until reinforcements arrive. Based on a true story.
This is a heartwarming, real life story of Mary Jones, a young girl living in rural Wales in the late 1700s. After walking 50 miles in the hope that she will be able to buy a bible, Mary's dream inspires the beginnings of the 'British and Foreign Bible Society'.