All German Translations

Best-selling novels set in the early 1900’s in Minnesota, northwest Wisconsin, and Michigan, these compelling, historically accurate stories attract reluctant, average, and gifted readers. Both boys and girls identify with characters who face danger and mystery while learning to deal with peer pressure, family relationships, and the need for unconditional love and forgiveness.

Der Abenteuer Fluss 1: Flucht in der Nacht, Escape during the Night

(German Translation) Libby's life changes drastically when she comes to live on the steamboat Christina. Though rich in material things, she recognizes her emotional poverty when she discovers the secret and dangerous work of 14-year-old Cale [...]

Der Abenteuer Fluss 2: Wettlauf um die Freiheit, Race for Freedom

(German Translation) A suspicious man boards the Christina, and Caleb and Libby know that the fugitive slave Jordan risks capture by his cruel owner. Then Elsa, a newfound immigrant friend, faces illness and possible death. As the Christina e [...]

Die Abenteuerwälder #1: Der geheimnisvolle Fremde (The Mysterious Stranger)

(German Translation) When her Irish father dies in a construction accident, Kate O'Connell and her mother are left to struggle alone in the Minneapolis of 1906. Deciding that Mama needs help, Kate asks their pastor to pray about a new husband [...]

Die Abenteuerwälder 2: Die verborgene Botschaft (The Hidden Message)

(German Translation) In the darkness of a November night, Kate awakens to the murmur of voices. Listening in, she discovers that Papa Nordstrom must leave to work at a logging camp during the worst months of winter. Just as the family has com [...]

Die Abenteuerwälder 3: Unheimliche Schatten (Weird Shadows)

(German Translation) The warmth of Christmas Day fades into the dreaded fact that Papa Nordstrom must return to the dangerous work in the logging camp. Intending to get even with her stepbrother Anders for his mean tricks, Kate secretly plans [...]

Die Abenteuerwälder 4: Verschwundene Spuren (Lost Tracks)

(German Translation) On a cold January day, Kate walks three miles to pick up her family's creamery check, but discovers it was stolen the night before. No check means no money—at least for now. When Kate, Anders, and Erik discover some sto [...]

Die Abenteuerwälder 5: Gefahr am wilden Fluss (Danger at the Wild River)

(German Translations) On a cloudless March night, Kate, Anders, and Erik spot a timber swindler, but are unable to see his face. Who is this man changing ownership marks on logs? If only Kate and the boys could have seen his face! When Mama r [...]

Die Abenteuerwälder 6: Das geheimnisvolle Versteck (The Mysterious Hideout)

(German Translation) What secret could be hidden in the one-room schoolhouse at Spirit Lake? From the very first day, the spring term promises to be different from any other in the school's history. First, there's a new student who's older th [...]

Die Abenteuerwälder 7: Opas gestohlener Schatz (Grandpa’s Stolen Treasure)

(German Translation) Full of anticipation, Kate and her family wait for her grandpa and grandma from Sweden to arrive on the train. When the Blueberry Special comes in, and the last passenger steps from the train, Grandpa and Grandma are nowh [...]

Die Abenteuerwälder 8: Der flüchtende Clown (The Escaping Clown)

(German Translation) The circus is coming with the most daring acts ever performed....and a lot of trouble! The Nordstrom family travels to River Falls, Wisconsin to see the circus and stay with Kate's best friend from Minneapolis. Even Micha [...]