WorldCat Identities

Borntrager, Mary Christner 1921-

Overview
Works: 33 works in 150 publications in 1 language and 7,567 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
Andy by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,034 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
Ellie by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,017 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 817 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
Rebecca by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 762 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
Rachel : a sequel to Ellie and Rebecca by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 645 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
Annie by Mary Christner Borntrager( )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 642 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
Mandy by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 528 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
Reuben by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and held by 313 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.--
Reuben by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 287 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
Sarah by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah Troyer faces changes in her Amish family because of her mother's illness and death. She is sure that Sadie Zook, the hired girl, mistreats her and scolds her unfairly. At school, Sarah finds Regina Byler to be an understanding friend. A near-tragic house fire helps bring healing to Sarah. Former hurts are forgotten. Sarah learns to accept a new mother and to work as a hired girl herself
Sarah by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 279 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
Polly by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 277 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 )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 23 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( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mandy's little brother has special needs, and she gets tired of taking care of him and having him follow her everywhere. It's hard for her to learn patience with him, and it's even harder to deal with the teasing of other children"--
Daniel by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Ruben by Mary Christner Borntrager( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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
 
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Ellie
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EllieDanielRebeccaRachel : a sequel to Ellie and RebeccaAnnieMandyReubenAnnie
Alternative Names
Christner Borntrager, Mary 1921-

Christner, Mary 1921-

Languages
English (129)