By Mary Christner Borntrager
Booklet #6 within the Ellie' humans sequence. Ellie's more youthful brother Andy has a troublesome time becoming into the tightly-knit Amish group and makes a decision to aim existence on his personal at the highway in the course of Depression-era the USA. yet Andy unearths lifestyles outdoors the group isn't really as beautiful because it was once defined.
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She was concerned for Andy's spiritual well-being and growth as well as his physical condition. " "Andy," his mother cautioned, "I don't want you calling him a tramp. " "Er schrecke mich net (he doesn't scare me)! If he tries to make trouble, I'll just sic Shep on him. That'll make him back off," Andy bragged. " bantered his sister Annie. " Annie laughed and rolled her eyes. Andy stood at the window and watched the drifter lying under the maple tree, using his pack for a pillow. "I want him to stay.
Andy asked. "No, I'm not afraid. I know God will protect us. " "I'm almost sure he would. He usually does," Lizzie replied. " "Oh, no, I don't make those decisions, Andy. I leave that up to your dad. He knows best. " Sure enough, the wayfaring man came close to the garden fence. " Lizzie looked up from her work. She did not like the looks of this man. He had a long, dark mustache and beady, steel-gray eyes. His hat was pulled down just above the eyebrows. A large dirty cloth pack was slung over one shoulder.
I bought a new pair last spring and only used them one day. I'm certain I put them on the hook right next to the level. " Andy didn't believe what his dad was saying. Why does he always pick on Cloyce? Just because he's different, is that the reason? " Joey asked. "He was a drifter who worked here for a while this summer," Jake said. "He needed food and work, and I needed a bit of help. " Andy wondered. "Easy money. " Andy's neck began to turn red again, and Joey could see he was angry. Jake told Andy to bring a roll of binder twine.