Amish Fiction: Teens and Young Adults
Amish Books for Teens and Young Adults
Rebecca Martin. This is part of the “Amish Pioneer” Series. This book concerns the relationship between a stepmother and her stepchildren. It has its setting in an extinct Mississippi settlement. It tells the story of sharecroppers, unfamiliar crops, and deaths from malaria. But even more, this true to life story depicts victory after struggle.
232 pp. Hardback. $8.00
Teens. Hans Miller, a teenager, is faced with a hard decision. All of his life, he has admired the Swiss Army and longs to someday become a captain in it. But his Anabaptist neighbors speak of a different army and its Captain. What should he do?
224 pp. Hardback. $8.00
Rebecca Martin. This is a sequel to Footprints in the Sand. In this sequel, Nancy Martin has reluctantly agreed to reach school. The reader gets to share her joys and trials as she collects her “pebbles”: gems of wisdom from the Bible.
256 pp. Hardback. $8.00
Rebecca Martin. This is the 2nd book in the “Nancy Martin” series. In this sequel to The Pineapple Quilt, Nancy Martin accompanies her brother to a new farm in a different Amish community. It has 27 chapters with such titles as “Haunted Blue Castle” and “From Cloud Nine to Number Six.”
288 pp. Hardback. $8.00
This is the true story of the author’s grandfather, Harry Stauffer, who at the age of four saw his little world fall sadly apart upon the death of his mother. He and his five siblings were placed by their father into various foster homes. Harry’s life became one long round of uncertainty, rejection, and heartache. more.
222 pp. Sewn paperback. $5.25
This is the story of a young Amish girl who braved the trials and hardships of pioneer days in North Dakota. Through it all, she remained true to the faith of her fathers.
288 pp. Paper. $5.50
Rebecca Martin. This is the 5th book in the “Nancy Martin” series. When Nancy takes care of 3-year-old Joy Smith, she does not realize that many years later Joy will return as a teenager and want to stay.
264 pp. Hardback. $8.00
This is a biography of Elizabeth Kemp Stutzman (1873-1966). It is an unusual story about an ordinary person and her faith in God.
204 pp. Paper. $5.25
Teens. By Rebecca Martin. A story about an Amish boy. Eli Troyer has high ideals but an impulsive nature.
271 pp. Hardback. $8.00
Christmas Carol Kauffman. This is the true story of Millard Gingerich, who enlisted in the army. He soon faced a raging battle within himself. You will rejoice at the decision he makes.
Rebecca Martin. This is part of the “Amish Pioneer” Series. It is based on the real-life experiences of Amish settlers in Kansas over a century ago. Life in the midwest prairies had to be learned the hard way. Grasshoppers, blizzards, dust storms, and droughts are just some of the challenges these Amish settlers face in this warmly personal story.
227 pp. Hardback. $8.00
Rebecca Martin. This is part of the “Amish Pioneer” Series. It is the story of 15 year old Martha yoder and her family. They travel by wagon train from Tennessee to Indian Territory (today’s Oklahoma). It also recounts the sad but true story of the 1838 Cherokee exodus along the same trail. A touching account of forgiveness, friendship, and faith in God.
243 pp. Hardback. $8.00
Rebecca Martin. This is the 1st book in the “Nancy Martin” series. It is set in an Old Order Mennonite setting. It tells of Nancy Martin’s first year working away from home. You wil enjoy reading about her struggles and triumphs as she strives to submit to authority, prepares for baptism, and faces disappointments and grief.
240 pp. Hardback. $8.00
Rebecca Martin. This is the 6th book in the “Nancy Martin” series. Little Joy Smith is now a part of the family. In this touching story, you are introduced to another family who sought a church like the Anabaptists. Will they follow Joy’s example?
266 pp. Hardback. $8.00
Rebecca Martin. This is the 4th book in the “Nancy Martin” series. Nancy is now married to Urias, and life continues to be a learning and growing process.
296 pp. Hardback. $8.00
This is an Amish girl’s journal. Dear Journal, I’m lost. I don’t know where to start in this big empty-paged journal…
I will start with myself. My name is Lois Yoder. I am eighteen years old…
263 pp. Paperback
This is a story about a girl who had struggles in getting along with her stepmother. However, we hope you will learn along with Susie that her problems are deeper than they first appear to be, and that many of them stemmed from origins other than her stepmother. Even though her father tried to tell her that she had a good mother and didn’t know it, it took living next door with her grandmother to teach Susie that being flesh-and-blood kin didn’t make it easy to get along with people.
171 pp Paperback $4.50