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Reuben And The Quilt

Author : Merle Good
ISBN : 9781680991482
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Reuben was ducking strawberries in the truck patch when his dad got the idea about making a quilt. The whole family would help. They would make the quilt as beautiful as possible. Then they would sell it at the auction to raise money for the sick old man on the next farm. But the colorful log cabin quilt disappears before they have a chance to give it away. This hearty Amish family faces a new adventure! Moss and Good’s new collaboration is as rich and lively as their two highly successful earlier books—Reuben and the Fire and Reuben and the Blizzard. This revised edition features updated text and newly designed pages. Sky Pony Press, with our Good Books, Racehorse and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of books for young readers—picture books for small children, chapter books, books for middle grade readers, and novels for young adults. Our list includes bestsellers for children who love to play Minecraft; stories told with LEGO bricks; books that teach lessons about tolerance, patience, and the environment, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Reuben And The Balloon

Author : Merle Good
ISBN : 9781680991529
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Reuben is back and ready for another adventure in the latest book from bestselling duo Merle Good and P. Buckley Moss. Reuben loves to watch hot air balloons glide above his Amish farm. But he never imagined that a balloon might actually land in a nearby field. Will Reuben get a chance to ride in the balloon? What will the farm look like when he’s up in the sky? And what will his bossy sister, Annie, say about his latest adventure? Good’s story takes the reader into the wonderful world of Amish children. Warm, rich illustrations from nationally renowned artist, Moss, bring to life the joy and activity of this farm and family. This revised edition features updated text and newly designed pages.

Reuben And The Fire

Author : Merle Good
ISBN : 9781680991550
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Reuben is an Amish boy who has five sisters. He wants to drive the buggy and give his animals names ending in “shine.” One day he and his friends Sam and Ben see that his neighbor’s barn is on fire. Several days after the big scare, the neighborhood gathers for a barnraising. Reuben and his friends get to participate in the event. This revised and updated edition features newly designed pages. Sky Pony Press, with our Good Books, Racehorse and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of books for young readers—picture books for small children, chapter books, books for middle grade readers, and novels for young adults. Our list includes bestsellers for children who love to play Minecraft; stories told with LEGO bricks; books that teach lessons about tolerance, patience, and the environment, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Pennsylvania Germans

Author : Simon J. Bronner
ISBN : 9781421421384
Genre : History
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Destined to become the standard reference on Pennsylvania Germans (also known as the "Pennsylvania Dutch"), this book is the first survey of this extensive American group in nearly seventy-five years. Nineteen broad interpretive essays written by a distinguished group of historians, anthropologists, sociologists, linguists, and folklorists tell the rich and nuanced story of Pennsylvania German history and culture. United by a distinct (and distinctly American) language, the Pennsylvania Germans have been slower to assimilate than other ethnic groups. This sweeping volume reveals, though, that the group is much less homogenous and isolated than was previously thought. From architecture, media, and farming techniques to food, folklore, and medicine, the Pennsylvania Germans and their descendants display a wide range of cultural variation. In Pennsylvania Germans, editors Simon J. Bronner and Joshua R. Brown broaden the geographical and social coverage of the group, touching both on Pennsylvanian communities and the Pennsylvania German diaspora, including settlements in Canada and Mexico. They also expand historical coverage of the Pennsylvania Germans to the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Beautifully illustrated, this volume—while paying tribute to the historical and cultural legacy of the Pennsylvania Germans—is the most comprehensive book on the subject to date. Contributors: R. Troy Boyer, Simon J. Bronner, Joshua R. Brown, Edsel Burdge Jr., William W. Donner, John B. Frantz, Mark Häberlein, Karen M. Johnson-Weiner, Donald B. Kraybill, David W. Kriebel, Gabrielle Lanier, Mark L. Louden, Yvonne J. Milspaw, Lisa Minardi, Steven M. Nolt, Candace Perry, Sheila Rohrer, and Diane Wenger

School Library Journal

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ISBN : UOM:39015082956619
Genre : School libraries
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Sweetbitter

Author : Reginald Gibbons
ISBN : 0807128716
Genre : Fiction
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"This is a novel about the coming-of-age of America and the violent conflicts between races and cultures that mar our history. Gibbons' hero, Reuben, embodies the covert mingling of blood that fueled the hatred and paranoia of the South. Reuben, half Choctaw and half white, loses the only parent he knew when his Choctaw mother dies in 1896. He is taken in by a generous black woman who graces him with his full name, Reuben Saved Sweetbitter, and teaches him to read. Reuben grows up handsome, strong, independent, smart, and adept at navigating the treacherous currents that divide whites, blacks, and reds. But then he falls in love with Martha, the fair-skinned, wild-haired, willful, and sensual daughter of a prominent lawyer. Their forbidden passion is enough to get them killed in this land of virulent racism and the KKK. Clearly, this is an adventure story and a romance, but it's that and much more. Reuben muses that there are "too many worlds," and Gibbons captures the rhythm of each, describing every nuance of attitude, from fear to compassion to cowardliness to courage."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Southern Social Studies Journal

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ISBN : IND:30000107284584
Genre : Social sciences
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Dan S Pants

Author : Merle Good
ISBN : 1561483079
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Everyone enjoys Dan's funny-looking pants, which his wife makes from the bright fabrics Dan sells. Includes photographs of colorful fabrics worn by the real Dan Boltz.

What Mennonites Are Thinking

Author : Merle Good
ISBN : 1561483001
Genre : Religion
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“Thought provoking and heart warming.” — Journal of Mennonite Studies Here is the third volume in an engaging series. Pointed and powerful, the book is a window into the souls of a people who intend to live with integrity, but are candid about the trouble it can be! “What Mennonites Are Thinking is a collection of various genres of literature: essays and articles, fiction, poetry, opinion and humor pieces, book reviews and film ratings. The writers come from a wide variety of Anabaptist-related groups—from Amish to Mennonite Brethren. Although mainly North Americans, a few writers from other continents are also included, thus giving the volume some international feeling.” “Here is a sampling of the best in Mennonite writing in one volume.” — Mennonite Quarterly Review

The Road Home

Author : Patrick E. Craig
ISBN : 9780736951081
Genre : Fiction
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Author Patrick Craig continues the story of Jenny Springer, the child rescued in A Quilt for Jenna with a story of reconciliation and healing. Jenny Springer is the local historian for the Amish community in Apple Creek, Ohio. As a child, Jenny was rescued from a terrible snowstorm, and when no trace of her parents could be found, the Springer family adopted her. Since then she has had a burning desire in her heart to find out who she really is. When a drifter, John Hershberger, comes to town looking for his own roots, Jenny gets serious in her search for her long-lost parents. As she opens doors to her past, she finds the truly surprising answer to her deepest questions. And as John discovers the story of his own heritage, his growing love for Jenny causes him to reexamine his lifelong atheism. In doing so he discovers his need for a real home, a family, and a relationship with God. Book 2 in the Apple Creek Dreams series

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