Two cousins take a road trip across America to let a teen know he's been drafted to fight in Vietnam.
In 1930s Ethiopia, Emilia and her adoptive brother Teo are devoted to their country even after war with Italy looms.
A war refugee partners with a city boy to find her brother after they were separated during the Vietnam War.
In 1941 India, Vidya’s family moves in with extended family and must adjust to a different way of life.
In 1890 Atlanta, seventeen-year-old Jo works as a maid by day and writes an anonymous newspaper advice column by night.
In 1793 Philadelphia, sixteen-year-old Matilda Cook is forced to cope with the horrors of a yellow fever epidemic.
On July 4th, 1777, Jake celebrates his nation's independence but over the next four years finds himself in war-torn circumstances.
In 1957 Spain, a photographer bonds with a girl who teaches him about the Spanish Civil War.
In 1942 New York City, fifteen-year-old Iris grieves for her mother and secretly helps her father with his detective business.
Two siblings journey across Virginia in search of relatives during the final days of the Civil War.
In 1911, fourteen-year-old Joan yearns for love and pours her heart and hopes for a better future into her diary.
This is the tale of siblings Sosi, Shahen, and Mariam, who survive the Armenian genocide of 1915.
Set in Depression Era Virginia, orphaned Amelia struggles to keep her siblings together.
Mary Tudor, who would reign briefly as Queen of England, tells her story as a daughter of King Henry VIII.
The Meeker family experiences tragedy during the Revolutionary War when one son joins the rebel forces.
Samuel and his brother are free black boys during the Civil War, but Samuel is sold into slavery.
After living in a Catholic orphanage for four years, a Jewish boy journeys across Nazi-occupied Poland to find his parents.
In mid-thirteenth century Provence, Dolssa is a religious girl who feels called to preach and is condemned by the Inquisition.
In 1722, sixteen-year-old Nancy Kington escapes her family's Jamaican plantation with Minerva Sharpe and together they become pirates.