About the Book
A bestselling author of Amish fiction and a popular blogger who grew up Amishwrite a delightful story for young readers chronicling the gentle ways of theAmish through the eyes of a young girl.
For a child, every day is a thing of wonder. And for six-year-old Lily Lapp, every day is a new opportunity for blessings, laughter, family, and a touch of mischief. As she explores her world, goes to school, spends time with her family, and gets into a bit of trouble with her friends, Lily learns what it means to be Amish and what it means to grow up. From getting a new teacher to welcoming a new sibling, Lily's life is always full of adventure.
The first of four charming novels that chronicle the gentle way of the Amish through the eyes of a young girl, Life with Lily
gives children ages 8-12 a fascinating glimpse into the life of the Amish--and lots of fun and laughter along the way. It combines the real-life stories of growing up Amish from Mary Ann Kinsinger and the bestselling writing of Amish fiction and nonfiction author Suzanne Woods Fisher. With charming illustrations throughout, this series is sure to capture the hearts of readers young and old.
From the Back Cover Every day is a new adventure!
On a small Amish farm in upstate New York, young Lily Lapp has plenty to do and plenty of people to love. But changes are coming--including a new baby brother, a new teacher at school, and new ways of looking at the world. Lily's growing up Amish, and there's always a lot to learn--if only Lily can stay out of trouble!
About the Author Mary Ann Kinsinger
was raised Old Order Amish in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. She met and married her husband, whom she knew from school days and started a family. After they chose to leave the Amish church, Mary Ann began a blog, A Joyful Chaos
, as a way to capture her warm memories of her childhood for her own children. From the start, this blog found a ready audience and even captured the attention of key media players, such as the influential blog AmishAmerica
and the New York Times
. She lives in Pennsylvania.Suzanne Woods Fisher
is the bestselling author of The Choice
, The Waiting
, The Search
, The Keeper
, and The Haven
, as well as nonfiction books about the Amish, including Amish Peace
. Her interest in the Anabaptist cultures can be directly traced to her grandfather, W. D. Benedict, who was raised in the Old Order German Baptist Brethren Church in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. Suzanne is a Christy Award nominee and is the host of an internet radio show called Amish Wisdom
. She lives in California.