"Zack is finally attending summer camp, a dream he's always had. But he quickly realizes that the wilderness has unexpected twists and turns and he must band together with his friends to stay safe and have fun"--Provided by publisher.
Fifteen-year-old Paul Jennings looked out the window of the President's House. America was at war with Britain, and British soldiers were marching toward Washington. Terrified people were fleeing the city. But Paul was not going to join them yet. He was a slave who belonged to President Madison and his wife, Dolley. Dolley did not want to leave until her husband returned from the battlefront. Paul stayed by her side, helping her pack up official papers...
"Nate is at Camp Wolf Train hiding a secret love of birds--and a secret fear of horses. He must learn to become a leader on horseback, though, when his group is threatened by a forest fire while on the trail"--
Seventeen-year-old Moses was ready for an adventure. In 1844, he joined a wagon train traveling from Iowa to California. But as winter approached, the wagon train ran into trouble. Oxen started dying and supplies were running low. Some people went ahead for help. Moses stayed behind with the belongings. Can he find a way to survive on his own in the mountains during the long, cold winter?
After cooking her first batch of perfect biscuits over an open fire, Clara gives them to a hungry Indian visiting their camp, in a book that includes a script and instructions for staging a theatrical performance of this adventure.
"Zee must face his scariest, most dangerous crisis on his own while on a kayaking trip, and for a while, it looks like all is lost. One thing's for sure: Zee will have an adventure-packed summer at Camp Wolf Trail!"--
Bronco Charlie longs for a life of adventure. By the time he turned eleven, hed been a sailor, a cowboy, and could tame wild bucking broncos. But Charlie was always itching for new challenges, and when a Pony Express horse shows up riderless, Charlie gets his big chance. The next station is fifty miles away, and Charlie will have to ride through rocky mountains in the blinding rain to safely deliver the mail. With the threat of hostile Indians,...
John Adams didn't enjoy traveling. He much preferred to stay home with his wife and children. But John Adams also had a dream: He wanted to see the thirteen colonies free from English rule. He wanted to see the creation of a new country -- the United States of America. John Adams did whatever was needed to make his dream come true.
Introduces Benjamin Banneker, a free black man of the eighteenth century who loved to learn and used his knowledge and observations to build a wooden clock, write an almanac, and help survey the streets of Washington, D.C.