Item description for Reuben And The Blizzard by Merle Good & P. Buckley Moss...
Overview A sequel to Reuben and the Fire. When the biggest blizzard of the year sweeps across their farm, Reuben, the Amish boy, faces new adventures and challenges. When their neighbor can't get his car out to take his wife to the hospital, Reuben and his father come to the rescue with their sleigh.
Publishers Description Imagine raising six spirited kids on a grass farm. Today. Thatrsquo;ll test any mamarsquo;s strength. Dorcas Smucker and her brood live out their days in full view in this collection of musingspicking blueberries while watching for bears hoping for angels driving off the nearby freeway moving into the ldquo;thousandstory houserdquo; enduring 15yearold Mattrsquo;s lecture on respect while captive in the car. Then there was the fourweek road trip which Dorcas says ldquo;My sisterinlaw warned me would be like putting your whole family in a bathroom and staying there for three days.rdquo; Dorcas and her husband Paul are purposeful parents. But they arenrsquo;t perfect. Dorcas wonders if their marriage can endure when she and Paul canrsquo;t ever figure out what gifts to give each other. She tries to navigate her mild daughterrsquo;s development into a very certain self wondering ldquo;When do I give in and when do I stand firmrdquo;There are no recipes here. But there is story upon story. Dorcas has three daughters and three sons. And she has a voiceencouraging doubting entertaining but never taking herself too seriously. Often slightly offstride and with disarming humility Dorcas keeps finding resource in her life at home ldquo;Often the things we donrsquo;t know we need come into our lives without knocking.rdquo;
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Studio: Good Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 9.5" Height: 9.5" Weight: 0.9 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2002
Publisher Good Books
ISBN 156148184X ISBN13 9781561481842
Availability 0 units.
More About Merle Good & P. Buckley Moss
Merle Good is an author, publisher and playwright from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He has written numerous books and articles, including Op-Ed essays for The New York Times and The Washington Post. He and his wife Phyllis oversee a series of projects in publishing and the arts. They are the parents of two adult daughters.
Merle Good currently resides in Intercourse, in the state of Pennsylvania. Merle Good was born in 1946.
Merle Good has published or released items in the following series...