While her father and beau are fighting for the Confederacy, a Southern girl (Melyssa Ade) deals with hardships on the homefront, including the death of her mother and the threat of Yankee raiders. Mama: Gina Clayton. Iris: Melanie Nicholls-King. Aunt Caroline: Kate Hennig. Rachel: Jennifer Gould. Col. Davenport: Richard Hardcore. Amos: Hadley Sandiford.
A young girl (Amy Stewart) experiences the hardships of war when her family is caught up in Texas's struggle for independence in the 1830s. Based on a story by Sherry Garland. Willis: Stephen McCarthy. Mama Lawrence: Tamsin Kelsey. Papa: Adrian Hough. Issac: Ari Cohen. Esperanza: Inga Cadranel. Davy Crockett: Scott Wickware. Mittie Roe: Kristin Adams.
Two black sisters (Makyla Smith, Serena Lea) learn that racism knows no boundaries after a family tragedy leaves one of the girls mute, prompting their father to relocate the family from Tennessee to Chicago. Freeman Love: Anthony Sherwood. Olive Love: Alison Sealy-Smith. Rosie: Barbara Mamabolo. Meese: Derwin Jordan. Tommy Braxton: Telmo Miranda.
A young girl (Elizabeth Rosen) has a glimpse of the hardships of war when Gen. George Washington sets up camp near her Pennsylvania home in the winter of 1777. Martha Washington: Catherine Disher. Sally Stewart: Tabitha Lupien. Mama: Rosemary Dunsmore. Papa: Robert Bockstael.
An Irish immigrant (Laura Bertram) learns the importance of friends and family after she gets a taste of the harsh working conditions in 1847 America. Sean: Steven McCarthy. Aunt Nora: Lynne Griffin. Annie Clark: Gema Zamprogna. Mr. Quinn: Shaun Austin-Olsen. Clarissa: Francesca Scorsone. Mr. Fowler: Victor Ertmanis. Prosecutor: Patrick Chivers.
A young Quaker girl (Stephanie Mills) learns tolerance for other cultures after she is abducted by Native Americans and falls in love with a tribe member (Grant Nickalls). Thomas: Marc Donato. Mr. Logan: C. David Johnson. Mrs. Logan: Jane Johanson.
After an arduous journey to the New World on the Mayflower, young Mem (Alison Pill) delights in her new surroundings and her friendship with a Native American (Kenneth Charlette). But her happiness turns to sorrow when her beloved mother dies suddenly. Father: Andrew Airlie.
A Russian Jewish girl (Natalie Vansier) tries to adjust to life in New York with help from a Polish immigrant (Dov Tiefenbach). Meanwhile, her sister (Heather Brown) is disowned for marrying an Irishman (Josh Peace).
A young slave (Shadia Simmons) who's secretly teaching herself to read learns about abolition when she tries to help set free another slave (Jason Burke) after he's beaten and set to be sold. Mr. Harms: Mark Ellis. Aunt Tee: Alison Sealy-Smith.