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User Review  - BrittaSorensen - LibraryThing

I am 100% devoted to Patricia Polacco. In this book, she tells the story of a young Amish girl struggling with the rules of her strict upbringing. Like all of her stories, it contains complex ... Read full review

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User Review  - Whisper1 - LibraryThing

Known for their simple life style, the Amish live together bound by a strict set of rules that must be followed. Naomi longs for something fancy in her life. When she and her sister are collecting ... Read full review

Review: Just Plain Fancy

User Review  - Kelley - Goodreads

Read to a group of 2nd graders as part of curriculum I enjoyed this book about an Amish girl who worries that because she wants something "fancy" she'll be shunned by her community. I love that it ... Read full review

Review: Just Plain Fancy

User Review  - Jade Kuhn - Goodreads

This story tells the tale of a little Amish girl who takes care of her chicken eggs and to her surprise one comes out more fancy than the others. Afraid that the elders will shun him, they hide the ... Read full review

Review: Just Plain Fancy

User Review  - Corinne - Goodreads

Very cute story that makes you think about other cultures, but also support, family and community. Read full review

Review: Just Plain Fancy

User Review  - Kelsey Walker - Goodreads

-Great exposure to Amish culture -teaches new vocabulary relating to Amish culture -shows differences within a culture -Ideally for grades 3-5 Read full review

Review: Just Plain Fancy

User Review  - Linda Lipko - Goodreads

Known for their simple life style, the Amish live together bound by a strict set of rules that must be followed. Naomi longs for something fancy in her life. When she and her sister are collecting ... Read full review

Review: Just Plain Fancy

User Review  - Katie Carlisle - Goodreads

This book introduces the Amish community to students but allows shows that being different is okay and allows others to see your beauty. Read full review

Review: Just Plain Fancy

User Review  - June - Goodreads

Naomi is tired of her plain Amish life and wishes for something fancy. When she discovers an egg in the field, she gives it to her hen to hatch along with the others. Her wish for something fancy is granted when the egg hatches. Read full review

Review: Just Plain Fancy

User Review  - Lillian Angelovic - Goodreads

Fun story of a pair of Amish girls and CHICKENS! I can't resist a good chicken story. Read full review


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