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Bender, Carrie 1953-

Overview
Works: 41 works in 89 publications in 2 languages and 10,234 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Diary fiction  Christian fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Religious fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3552.E53845, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Carrie Bender
Publications by Carrie Bender
Most widely held works by Carrie Bender
Birch Hollow schoolmarm by Carrie Bender( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 856 libraries worldwide
Dora, the adopted daughter of Miriam and Nate, has dedicated herself to teaching for an Amish community in Minnesota
A winding path by Carrie Bender( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and Dutch and held by 633 libraries worldwide
After Priscilla moves in with Miriam and Nate, she is courted by Henry Crawford, an outsider interested in joining the Amish. When Henry disappears, Priscilla learns to lean on the Lord's grace
A joyous heart by Carrie Bender( Book )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 609 libraries worldwide
Miriam struggles to cope with her grief and worries about two friends straying from the lifestyle approved by their Amish church
A fruitful vine by Carrie Bender( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 608 libraries worldwide
Forty-year-old Miriam agrees to a pretend romance with Nate in order to make his girlfriend Hannah jealous enough to make a commitment to him. When Hannah decides she wants Nate, Miriam must put aside the love she feels and seek solace in her Amish community
A golden sunbeam by Carrie Bender( Book )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 588 libraries worldwide
"Miriam and Nate's fate is tested when close friends leave on a mission assignment, taking along Dora, who is like a daughter to Mirian. Then Miriam's patience is stretched when she is suspected of child abuse."--Cover
A treasured friendship by Carrie Bender( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 531 libraries worldwide
Though Miriam loves her family and life on her Amish farm, troubles with a friend, with a lodger, and with the book-learned tips on improving her relationship with her husband cause Miriam to value the promises of faith
Lilac blossom time by Carrie Bender( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 530 libraries worldwide
Dora keeps busy as a Maad and a companion to Mrs. Worthington as she waits for spring courting time and Matthew
Whispering Brook Farm by Carrie Bender( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 412 libraries worldwide
Depicts the life of the Petersheims, a large, close-knit Amish family living on a farm in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Summerville days by Carrie Bender( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
When twelve-year-old Mary spends a summer working on her sister's farm in an Amish community, she learns that there is more than one kind of housekeeping
Chestnut Ridge Acres by Carrie Bender( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
Joe and Arie, a young Amish couple, try to get through their first summer on their farm with the help of Joe's younger sister Nancy and brother Steven
Beyond mist blue mountains by Carrie Bender( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Hemlock Hill Hideaway by Carrie Bender( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
When the elder Petersheims buy a farm for young Omar, his sister comes to keep house for him, and together they make a new home for the mischievous Dannie
Woodland dell's secret by Carrie Bender( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Nancy Petersheim and her foster brother Dannie are spending the summer on their other brother Omar's farm
Timber Lane Cove by Carrie Bender( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
When, after their brother's marriage, Nancy and Dannie leave Hemlock Hill Farm to help the Taylor family at Timber Lane Cove, Nancy wonders if she'll ever have a home of her own, especially since Andrew, her intended, is still far away in Tennessee
Beechwood Acres by Carrie Bender( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Amish Kermit and Joy move to Beechwood Acres only to discover that someone is living in an old abandoned range shelter on their property. Then there is the visit from Joy's great-grandmother who brought an old journal written by her mother when she lived in the Conestoga Valley of Lancaster Co., Pa., in the 1700s
Tall Cedars Homestead by Carrie Bender( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
A just-married Amish couple settles on a Montana homestead and experiences the excitement of beginning life together, the loneliness of distance from their family, the fear of mysterious night-time prowlers, a hostile taxpayer -- all shared amidst the four seasons experienced by Miriam "Joy" who was just a little girl in the author's "Miriam's Journal series."
Miriam's cookbook by Carrie Bender( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Majestic oak memoirs by Carrie Bender( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Kermit and Joy move to a small farmette in Pennsylvania near Aunt Miriam and Uncle Nate. Grandma Gertrude brings another old journal -- this time of Feronica's daughter, Julia, as she visits the Conestoga Valley where her mother grew up. Julia lives with her Aunt Tilda, and is smitten with the charms of Abe Rittenhouse, a Mennonite schoolmaster. But during a fox hunt near the Blue Ball Run, a young George Glauner is thrown from his horse and is injured. He is carried to the Wittman home where Julia is the maud (maid). Who will she marry?
Forget me not lane : Joy's journal #4 by Carrie Bender( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Kermit and Joy experience the joy and challenges of parenthood while living on a farmette in Pennsylvania
Willowcreek Valley Farm by Carrie Bender( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Steven and Annie Petersheim, a newly married Amish couple, begin farming in a settlement in Tennessee. Their first summer there is filled with exciting events
 
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Dutch (2)
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