The Guardian

The Guardian

Large Print - 2013
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When Jodi Winfield comes to Lancaster to house-sit, the last thing she expects to find is a disheveled little girl alone on the side of the road. The young teacher is mystified when she learns there have been no reports of a missing child, and the girl herself is of no help, since she can't speak English. It's as if the child appeared out of nowhere. Then Jodi turns her attention to Hickory Hollow -- and the cloistered world of the Old Order Amish -- in search of answers.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2013
Edition: Large print edition
ISBN: 9781410455376
Characteristics: 485 pages (large print) ; 23 cm


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Jan 27, 2015

This was a really good book. I couldn't put it down!! I enjoyed reading another book in the series. Beverly Lewis writes good books!!

ChristchurchLib Aug 20, 2013

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kf1084 Jul 29, 2013

I love Beverly Lewis books. Always anxiously waiting for the next one to come out.

Jul 28, 2013

With book in one hand and kleenex in the other (one of many), I just finished "The Guardian". With somewhat predictable situations but with the mystery of others, it was a really great read. Thank you Beverly Lewis for such a heart-warming story.


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May 20, 2013

I found this book was an interesting look into the life of the Amish people. Jodi is not Amish but she finds the lost Amish child and befriends with the family and the community. It is through their example and friendship that she is able to come to terms with her sister's death and find her way back to her heavenly Father.

The contrast between her modern way of life and that of her new Amish friends was a fresh perspective that I haven't read before. I usually find reading Amish fiction to be like reading historical fiction - you quickly get used to the unusual way of speaking or doing everyday things because it fits in that period or that place. This time contrasting their lives constantly with Jodi's life made it an interesting read. The author also included interesting scenarios that I had never heard of or thought of before. An Amish jogging group? :)

I would certainly recommend this book to anyone who is a fan of Amish fiction. This will keep you interested and fascinated until the end.

This book has been provided courtesy of Baker Publishing Group and Graf-Martin Communications, Inc. Available at your favourite bookseller from Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group.


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