This is a non-fiction book regarding people’s experiences during the 1930s. The stories are taken from across the nation compiled from interviews and people’s letters about their daily lives regarding a period of great uncertainty. These are factual accounts of this period to be used as reference about individual’s triumphs and tragedies during an unstable economic period and how they coped, giving future generations a guidebook about spirit, ingenuity, and strength should such a similar event occur again.
Two stories about finding happily-ever-after in Amish country Leah's Choice by Emma Miller Leah Yoder plans on marrying an Old Order Amish man and raising children in the peaceful Delaware community. But when Mennonite missionary Daniel Brown arrives, Leah is fascinated by him. Before long, Leah will have to choose between her community and leaving with the man she believes God has placed in her life's path. Hide in Plain Sight by Marta Perry To help turn her grandmother's house into an inn, Andrea Hampton trades the big city for Amish country. But life with the Plain People takes a treacherous turn when a string of accidents threatens her family. Accepting Cal Burke's offer of help isn't easy for Andrea…but her life may just depend on her ability to trust the handsome carpenter.
Pennsylvania German-English dictionary, and Pennsylvania German proverbs and sayings, and short conversations, with English translations : also the life story of a Pennsylvania German boy growing up, and what life is like as an Old Order Mennonite