By Mary Christner Borntrager
E-book #6 within the Ellie' humans sequence. Ellie's more youthful brother Andy has a difficult time becoming into the tightly-knit Amish neighborhood and makes a decision to aim existence on his personal at the highway in the course of Depression-era the USA. yet Andy unearths existence open air the neighborhood isn't really as beautiful because it used to be defined.
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Well, I'll make an agreement with you. If you'll try to control that temper, I'll give you permission to build one. Page 36 "You can't control it by yourself. I know of One who can help you. " "Yes, Dad. But how can I do it? " "I don't like it, Andy, but they are doing more harm to themselves than to me. It makes me feel sorry for them. "I'm sure Lester Swartz and his wife don't want their sons to act so rudely. " "No, I don't want you to do that," Andy quickly remarked. " "If you do, they'll tease me more.
He picked up a large stone and threw it hard at Bossy. The stone found its target. It struck the young heifer right behind her ear. She fell as if shot. For a moment Bossy lay there. Jake quickly went to investigate the damage. Andy felt anger and fear at the Page 51 same time. Then to his relief, Bossy rose to her feet and started toward the the farm lane with Shep at her heels. ''That Shep, now, he's some dog," Joey remarked. "Ich weese (I know)," Andy agreed. He dreaded what his father would have to say about throwing that rock.
Ach, he was a sight, if you ask me," Lizzie remarked. "That big scraggly mustache and those shifty eyes! I never did trust him. " Andy couldn't believe that Cloyce would steal. He didn't want to believe it. Cloyce seemed like a mysterious but fair guy to him. " "That has nothing to do with it," Lizzie defended herself. "I didn't say I don't like him. We are to love ev- Page 42 eryone, but we need not like what they do. He has a soul that's of as much worth to God as anyone's. "He was hungry when he came here, and I fed him.