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Annie (Ellie's People)
Annie - Ellie's People
Author: Mary Christner Borntrager
ISBN-13: 9780836190700
ISBN-10: 083619070X
Publication Date: 2/1997
Pages: 144
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
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Publisher: Herald Press (PA)
Book Type: Paperback
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Nine-year-old Annie is a poor country girl who is left in the care of an Amish family while her mother pursues her drunken father. Dad is imprisoned, and Mom dies of a fever, giving Borntrager the opportunity to relate the customs, vocabulary, and lifestyle of her native sect as Annie is assimilated into the Troyer family. The central conflict concerns Lucy Troyer's growing jealousy of the attention and special consideration shown to her friend. The emotions are convincing enough, and some of the supporting cast, particularly the parents, are multidimensional. Sophisticated urbanites may scoff at the traditional path that teenage Annie trods--into the carriage of eligible Leon Troyer--but many communities will embrace the clear values and quotes from Scripture.
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A great way to close this series. This was the tenth and final book from the "Ellie's People" series.

Annie (her Amish name) was left with an Amish family by her "English" mom when she was eight. She had a lot of fun with their large family and especially the girl her age named Lucy. Lucy begins to feel Annie is favored as a "pet" and gets jealous. This is about Annie's life and finding where she belongs. It was well written and a beautiful story about trusting in God even in the hard times.