School had become a nightmare for Hannah and Abner Yoder. They respected their parents for taking a stand against modern education. But the parents hadn’t dreamed that the officials would actually seize the children and take them away to an orphanage! Mexico seemed to be the answer. Cheap, fertile land and few school laws. Was […]
Times were hard for the Yoders in 1894 as they struggled to survive. Follow the Yoders as they move to North Dakota and learn how to survive frontier prairie life. Illustrated. The first book of a series on actual early Amish settlements that failed.
Homeless. Nobody likes the sound of that word. Thirteen-year-old Lydia Yoder certaintly didn’t. But that was how she felt − homeless. The Yoder family was on the move again, first working for produce farmers at Ordway, then on to Montana. An Amish community had been started in Montana some years before and life is still […]