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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  - szanes - LibraryThing

An excellent book expressing children's love and care for an animal that doesn't fit in! Good plot twist. Compare and contrast study, author study and introduction to another strong religious culture are all studies that can be done with this book. 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

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User Review  - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing

When Naomi and her younger sister Ruth discover an unusual egg by the side of the road - a fancy speckled egg! - the two young Amish girls put it in with one of their hens, and wait eagerly for it to ... Read full review

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User Review  - ydraughon - LibraryThing

Naomi is Amish and wonders why her life is so plain. One day she and her sister discover an egg that is fancy and they wonder what kind of bird could come from the egg. Grades K - 3. Read full review

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User Review  - JTNguyen - LibraryThing

Naomi felt as though her life and community is just so plain. As she and her sister Ruth go about their daily responsibilities of tending to the henhouse, something fancy had appeared unexpectedly. Read full review

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User Review  - jebass - LibraryThing

Naomi is an Amish girl who is tired of living so plainly--everything is plain in her Amish world: their clothes, houses, even the chickens are plain. One day while gathering stray eggs from around the ... Read full review

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User Review  - michelle.smith - LibraryThing

Naomi lives with her family on their farm. They live in an Amish community. She wonders why everything in her life is plain, until she finds an egg. This would be a great story for diversity. The author does an excellent job with figurative language. Read full review

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User Review  - eevers - LibraryThing

This is a precious story about two sisters in the Amish community, near where Polacco lived. A mysterious egg is found by the girls and their chicken sits on it and a different kind of bird is hatched. It's about wanting something different, getting it, then what happens because of it! Read full review

Review: Just Plain Fancy

User Review  - Jennifer Allen - Goodreads

a book kids are sure to love! Read full review


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