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Borntrager, Mary Christner 1921-

Overview
Works: 30 works in 133 publications in 1 language and 7,703 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christian fiction  Religious fiction  Bildungsromans  Romance fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3552.O7544, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Mary Christner Borntrager
 
Most widely held works by Mary Christner Borntrager
Ellie by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellie Maust grows up Amish but isn't happy with the strict ideas of her father. As she learns responsibility and approaches her own wedding day, she begins to rethink her feelings about her family's Amish traditions
Daniel by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Amish community is shocked when Hildie Weaver disappears, leaving her husband, Daniel, and her young hcildren behind. Daniel struggles to carefor his family and eke out a living on their farm
Rachel : a sequel to Ellie and Rebecca by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daughter of Mennonite missionaries, Rachel goes to meet her Amish grandparents and eventually decides that she must choose between her Mennonite upbringing and the Amish lifestyle and faith
Mandy by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mandy, with five older sisters, is pleased when she finally has a baby brother. Yet she and her close-knit Amish family are saddened to learn that Lloydie was born with a serious health problem
Rebecca by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Becky is torn between her love for a Mennonite boy and loyalty to her parents and the traditions of her Amish church
Reuben by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up in a close-knit Amish family, Reuben struggles with peer pressure and his desire to own a horse
Andy by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overweight, short-tempered Amish teenager learns to control his eating habits and his anger after running away to live as a hobo
Polly by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lonely for companionship in her new home in Texas, Polly disobeys her father by befriending people who do not share her Amish faith
Annie by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Amish family opens their hearts and home to a deserted child, change her name to Annie, and raise her in the Amish way. But it will take many years until Annie finds peace and her own home.--
Rebecca by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Becky is torn between her love for a Mennonite boy and loyalty to her parents and the traditions of her Amish church
Reuben by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up in a close-knit Amish family, Reuben struggles with peer pressure and his desire to own a horse
Andy by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overweight, short-tempered Amish teenager learns to control his eating habits and his anger after running away to live as a hobo
Sarah by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah Troyer faces changes in her Amish family because of her mother's illness and death. She finds healing only after a near-tragic house fire, when she learns to accept a new mother and begins to work on her own
Annie by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pearlie Mae's stay with her Amish neighbors the Troyers becomes permanent when her mother dies. She changes her name to Annie and slowly adjusts to the simple way of life practiced by the Amish
Sarah by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah Troyer faces changes in her Amish family because of her mother's illness and death. She is sure that the hired girl mistreats her. Then a near-tragic house fire helps bring healing and former hurts are forgotten
Polly by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lonely for companionship in her new home in Texas, Polly disobeys her father by befriending people who do not share her Amish faith
Rachel by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daughter of Mennonite missionaries, Rachel goes to meet her Amish grandparents and eventually decides that she must choose between her Mennonite upbringing and the Amish lifestyle and faith
Polly by Mary Christner Borntrager( Recording )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Lonely for companionship in her new home in Texas, Polly disobeys her father by befriending people who do not share her Amish faith. Junior and Senior High. c1994
Andy by Mary Christner Borntrager( Recording )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ellie's younger brother Andy has a hard time fitting into the tightly-knit Amish community and decides to try life on his own on the road during Depression-era America. But Andy finds life outside the community is not as attractive as it was described. Grades 5-8. c1993
Rachel a sequel to Ellie and Rebecca by Mary Christner Borntrager( Recording )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Rebecca marries James, a Mennonite, and leaves the Amish community. When she returns to visit her parents, Rebecca brings her daughter Rachel. The little girl loves her grandmother Ellie and the Amish way of life and soon announces that she wants to become Amish. Sequel to Rebecca". Followed by Daniel. Senior High. c1990
 
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Ellie
Alternative Names
Christner Borntrager, Mary 1921-

Christner, Mary 1921-

Languages
English (116)

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DanielRachel : a sequel to Ellie and RebeccaMandyRebeccaReubenAndyPollyAnnie