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Sarah Troyer’s Amish childhood would be peaceful and calm—except her mother is ill and their hired girl, Sadie Zook, treats her unfairly. When her parents go to Arizona to see whether the climate helps her mother get better, Sarah tries to be brave and strong. Things begin looking up when a new hired girl takes Sadie’s place, but then two tragedies hit Sarah’s family and threaten to overwhelm her trust in God. Will grief and resentment win the day, or will Sarah find her way to a new place of hope and love? Book 7 in the Ellie’s People series.

The books of the Ellie’s People series, beloved classics among young and old readers in Amish and Mennonite communities, are now available for today’s reader. Author Mary Christner Borntrager grew up Amish and based her novels on events and experiences from her childhood. Fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House series will love the spunky main characters and old fashioned communities of the Ellie’s People series.

What’s new in the Ellie’s People series:

  • Pennsylvania Dutch glossary at the end of each book
  • A sample chapter from the next book in the series
  • Language and examples updated for today’s readers







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