Raising Yoder's Barn by Jane Yolen

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After the barn and windmill burn on an Amish family's farm, Samuel Stulzfoot is summoned with plans for a new barn, and a strong community allegiance is shown in how quickly the neighbors respond in the aftermath of the destruction. Full color.
 

About Jane Yolen

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Jane Yolen is a highly acclaimed children's author who has written hundreds of books for adults and children and has won numerous awards. She and her husband divide their time between Massachussetts and Scotland.?-->-->?
 
Published September 1, 2002 by Perfection Learning. 32 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A celebration of the Amish spirit of community summoned for a one-day barn raising.

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Work of the hands, faith and community spirit are constants that eight-year-old Matthew has always known growing up on a Pennsylvania Amish farm. These things make all the difference when lightning bu

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Yolen (The Girl in the Golden Bower) uses atmospheric metaphors--blisters are compared to ""the barley in Mama's soup"" and the barn grows ""like a giant flower in the field."" Her vision of the Amish seems rose-colored--not even the fire disturbs the underlying calm--but both the fire and the on...

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