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Some good information, window into the Amish world, a little sensationalisticPublished 8 months ago by Shirley J Anderson
This was the first book on the Amish that I've read, so I can't really compare it to other books in this genre. Read morePublished 9 months ago by T-Rex 5
Loved the stories about specific Amish youth but in all, a rather dry read. Would have much preferred more narrative about the people themselves and less facts, figures and... Read morePublished on December 18, 2012 by Jocelyn Rieck
The book has some interesting parts to is, but I found it flawed: (1) The writing is not particularly strong; maybe the author was trying to mirror the Amish sense of "plain," but... Read morePublished on January 4, 2012 by Jane
While the author clearly possesses an amazing amount of insider knowledge and abundant facts, the text is ponderous to read. Read morePublished on June 10, 2011 by Pen Name
"And now," cried Max, "let the wild rumpus start!" --Where the Wild Things Are, by Maurice Sendak.
Or rather, Rumspringa, what the Amish call the period when their... Read more
The subject certainly is interesting, but the book is poorly written and tedious to read. There appears to be no organizing principle, and as a result we get one anecdote after... Read morePublished on April 2, 2010 by A reader
I liked all the facts that I got from this book and statistics type things.But it gave a wilder view of the Amish teen than I'd read in other books.It was still a good book. Read morePublished on February 16, 2010 by Nadia N. Rehmani
This was a really interesting book to read. It came to me in good condition, and was delivered quickly!Published on September 26, 2009 by Marilyn Kay Wenhold