Polly Miller doesn’t want to move to Texas. No other Amish families live in Lone Prairie, and Polly loves her family and friends in Ohio. But her father’s mind is made up. As Polly settles into her new life, she gains a non-Amish friend, Rose Ann, who shares her dresses and makeup with Polly. She also earns the attention of a young hired hand named Tom, who takes her to a rodeo and tells her how pretty she is. Will Polly commit herself to God by following her family’s Amish ways, or will a budding Texas romance set her feet on a different path altogether? Ages 10 and up.
Book 5 of the Ellie’s People: An Amish Family Saga series. Ages 10 and up.
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 in her Amish childhood. Fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House on the Prairie series will love learning to know spunky Ellie and her friends and family.
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
Mary Christner Borntrager was born to Amish parents near Plain City, Ohio. Her Ellie's People series is based on her childhood and youth among the Amish. The books bring authentic Amish stories to life for readers interested in Amish fiction and also real depictions of Amish life. Her Ellie's People novels have sold more than half a million copies and are treasured classics among the Amish and Mennonites.