Christian Fiction

 

Bly, Stephen

The Adventures of Nathan T. Riggins

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The dog who would not smile. Coyote true. You can always trust a spotted horse. 2001.

 

Bly, Stephen

Dangerous Ride: Across Humboldt Flats

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Wandering aimlessly on the dangerous high desert of Nevada Territory in 1860, a fourteen-year-old

orphan boy finds shelter, food, and a Christian family at the Pony Express station run by the

Lovelocks.  2003.

 

Bly, Stephen

Daring Rescue at Sonora Pass

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The Joyton family, who run the Sonora Pass stagecoach station, deal with the mysterious shooting
death of a passenger and welcome new neighbors who open a mercantile next door.  2003.

 

Bly, Stephen

Mysterious Robbery on the Utah Plains

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On the eve of the ceremonies to mark the completion of the transcontinental railroad in 1869, gunmen hide a

mysterious package at the Hopewell's bakery, which nearly causes the family to lose their business until they

discover that God has had an exciting plan for them all along. 2003.

 

Caroll, Robin
Samantha Sanderson On the Scene
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Samantha has little sympathy when she hears that "mean girl" Nikki's parents are divorcing, but when Nikki
come under attack, Samantha uses her investigative skills and help from her "tech-savvy" best friend Makayla
to track down clues in hopes of writing a series on bullying for the school newspaper. 2014.

 

Elmer, Robert

Beetle Bunker

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In 1961, thirteen-year-old Sabine, an adventurer despite being crippled by polio,

finds a forgotten bunker which might allow her, her family, and friends to reach

freedom by tunneling under the Berlin Wall, or might lead to far greater danger. 2006.

 

Elmer, Robert

Candy Bombers

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In 1948 Berlin, Germany, while trying to survive the Russian blockade of the city and also grieving

for his father and sister who were killed in the war, thirteen-year-old Erich is befriended by a

United States airman.  2006.

 

Elmer, Robert

Smuggler's Treasure

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In Berlin in 1989, the Cold War seems to be coming to an end but thirteen-year-old Liesl still feels

trapped behind a wall as she tries to uncover a secret about her American grandfather, aided by

a boy whose father is in the United States Air Force. 2006.

 

Elmer, Robert

The Young Underground

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Based on real historical events or characters and set in Denmark during World War II. 1994.

 

Finley, Martha

Elsie's Girlhood

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Elsie's experiences changes from girlhood to womanhood, her family is also undergoing change. 1997.

 

Fletcher, Susan

Walk Across the Sea

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In late nineteenth-century California, when Chinese immigrants are being driven out or even killed for

fear they will take jobs from whites, fifteen-year-old Eliza Jane McCully defies the townspeople and

her lighthouse-keeper father to help a Chinese boy who has been kind to her. 2001.

 

Jackson, Dave

The Bandit of Ashley Downs

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With God's love, Curly, a young nineteenth-century English boy convicted of armed robbery, reforms

his ways after being sent to one of George Müller's orphan homes. 1993.

 

Johnson, Lois Walfrid

Raiders From the Sea

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Thirteen-year-old Bree asks God for protection when she and her brother Devin are captured and taken

from their home on the Irish coast by Viking raiders in the late tenth century. 2003.

 

Karr, Kathleen

Fortune's Fool

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In medieval Germany, fifteen-year-old Conrad, a court jester, and his beloved Christa, a servant girl,

escape from a cruel master and journey through the countryside on a quest to find a kind lord who

will give them sanctuary. 2008.

 

Kuijer, Guus

The Book of Everything

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Nine-year-old Thomas receives encouragement from many sources, including candid talks with Jesus,

to help him tolerate the strict family life dictated by his deeply-religious father. 2006.

 

Mills, Claudia

Perfectly Chelsea

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Nine-year-old Chelsea's experiences, which include a fight with her best friend, making mistakes in the

hand bell concert, and saying goodbye to the only church minister she has ever known, help her to

accept that things change and that people, including herself, are not perfect. 2004.

 

Payne, C.C.

Something to sing About

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Ten-year-old Jamie Jo's fear of bees keeps her inside most of the time, but a series of events that

begins when her mother is excluded from the church choir brings about many changes, including new

friendships and greater trust in God. 2008.

 

Peretti, Frank

The Cooper Kids

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Features Jay and Lila Cooper and their archaeologist father as they search to find the truth behind an

ancient legend, lead a rescue mission on a doomed South Sea island, search for a treasure-seeker at

the bottom of a pit, and race against time and terrorists to save Lila. 2005.

 

Peretti, Frank
The Door in the Dragon's Throat
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An American archeologist and his two children seek God's protection and guidance as they journey to
the Near East in search of a buried biblical treasure which local residents believe is cursed. 1985.

 

Peretti, Frank
Escape From the Island of Aquarius
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Two teenagers and their father brave many dangers on an exotic South Sea island as they search
for a missing missionary. 1986.

 

Peretti, Frank
The Secret of the Desert Stone
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Fourteen-year-old Jay and his younger sister Lila accompany their father to the tiny African nation of
Togwana where they experience a supernatural phenomenon through a mysterious stone. 1999.

 

Peretti, Frank
Trapped at the Bottom of the Sea
When Lila leaves her father in Japan to stay with her aunt in Seattle the Air Force flight she is on is hijacked, 
and then presumed crashed, necessitating a race to find Lila and the secret weapons pod before another
hostile group does. 1988.

 

Peretti, Frank
The Tombs of Anak
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When Jay and Lila Cooper enter the cave-tombs of Anak with their archaeologist father, they hope to find a
co-worker who has unaccountably disappeared. Instead, they stumble onto a frightening religion and new
mysteries that soon put them all in incredible danger. 1987.

 

Pochocki, Ethel

Soup Pot

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Stories for all Seasons for Children of all ages. 1996.

 

Spady, Angela
Catie Conrad: Faith, Friendship, and Fashion
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A half-dozen fashion sketches, two mean-girl disasters, one cute crush, and a pet skunk--
 it's just another typical day in Catie Conrad's diaries. This girl is going to need a lot of prayer to
survive middle school. 2014.

 

Smiley, Jane

The Georges and the Jewels

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Seventh-grader Abby Lovitt grows up on her family's California horse ranch in the 1960s, learning to

train the horses her father sells and trying to reconcile her strict religious upbringing with her own

ideas about life. 2009.

 

Walls, Pamela

Abby: Lost at Sea

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Thirteen-year-old Abigail Kendall dreams of faraway, exciting places. But her family's sudden move to Hawaii

is much more than she ever bargained for! Set sail with Abby for an 1847 adventure filled with heart stopping

danger, nasty villains, and fun surprises. Meet the delightful aloha people, smell the salty sea breeze, and get

a taste of the island treats. Along the way you'll see that God can be trusted, even in rough waters. 2000.