Pathway Fiction: Ages 6 – 12
Amish Books: Fiction for Boys and Girls, Ages 6 to 12
The best way for your children to learn about the Amish is to read true-to-life stories written by Amish mothers and fathers.
A Michigan Summer
Ages 9-12. By Joseph Stoll. A sequel to Shagbark Hickory, covering the following summer as the Troyer family adjusts to a new farm location—a farm steeped in history.
182 pp. Paper. $5.50
Adventures Along Appletree Creek
Ages 9-15. Adventures Along Apple Tree Creek contains the fictional adventures of a twelve year old Amish girl named Judith and her friends.
160 pp. Paper. $5.25
Becky’s Eventful Summer
Ages 6-8. Grandmothers fill a special spot in Amish children’s lives, and Becky’s grandmother is no exception. You will enjoy reading about her in some of the twenty chapters in this second book about Becky.
98 pp. Hardback. $10.50
Ages 8-10. Benjie is a five-year-old Amish boy, and he has many valuable lessons to learn: being kind to Aunt Mandy, accepting responsibility, returning good for evil,
75 pp. Hardback. $10.50
Benjie Goes To School
Ages 8-10. Benjie has many thing to learn as he starts to school-such as sitting still and applying himself to his lessons. However, not all of his lessons are learned at the schoolhouse.
112 pp. Hardback. $10.50
Benjie The In-Between Boy
Ages 6-8. This third book about Benjie contains 21 chapters with such titles as “An Uphill Battle,” “A Fearful Sickness,” and “Benjie Takes a Tumble.”
108 pp. Hardback. $10.50
Between Heaven and Earth
Ages 8-12. by Joseph Stoll. Levi Byler had grand dreams of going to college to be a doctor. However, his widowed mother and other Amish relatives tried to convince him not to go. Based on real-life events, but with many details changed. This book also includes eleven additional shorter stories.
211 pp. Hardback. $8.00
Eli and the Purple Martins
Ages 8-13. Eli, a 7th grader, has volunteered to take care of the family’s new purple martin colony. However, the family is skeptical because of Eli’s past habits of daydreaming and neglecting responsibilities. As the youngest son in the family, he is determined to prove himself.
208 pp. Sewn paperback. $5.25
Ages 6-8. Lizzie is ready to begin first grade, and like many six-year-olds, she is impatient to grow up. Her father’s accident helps her learn valuable lessons.
150 pp. Paper. $5.25
On the Banks of Appletree Creek
Ages 8-13. Typical exploits of Amish farm youth. Features eleven stand-alone short stories about growing up Amish. Our 13 year old niece (a country girl) loves these stories because she lives a similar life on the farm. Great moral values. Illustrated with pen and pencil sketches drawn by artist Debrah Alexander.
152 pp. Paper. $5.25
Sandy Knoll Farm
Ages 9-12. Part of the Shagbark Hickory series by Joseph Stoll. It continues with real-life incidents of the Troyer family during the next six years. It concludes with the sale of their farm in 1951.
250 pp. Paper. $5.50
The Lone Pine’s Secret
Ages 8-11. A children’s adventure story written by an Amish father, with a Christian message. The story is based on real-life events and places familiar to the author.
150 pp. Paper. $5.25
Twenty Stories for Children
Ages 8 and above. Inspirational for children and their grown-ups. Filled with interesting information and wonderful drawings and watercolors. Many different Amish authors have made this book for children a book that they will remember with love as they look back on their childhood in years to come.
160 Hardback. $6.50
The Sun Went Down In the Morning
Ages 8-12. by Joseph Stoll. This poignant story is inspired by a real-life example. It tells of Elmer Mast, his courtship and marriage, and of the illness that came into his life. This book also contains seven other stories.
212 pp. Hardback. $8.00