Beyond the Divide by Kathryn Lasky

Beyond the Divide

Kathryn Lasky

254 pages first pub 1983 (editions)

fiction historical young adult adventurous reflective medium-paced


Meribah Simon can no longer live at home. The Amish community she has grown up in is suffocating her. The strict rules she has always followed feel like walls closing in around her. And to make matters worse, her father has been shunned by the eld...

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