Amish Home

Front Cover
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1995 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 40 pages
3 Reviews
Beautiful color photographs of Amish homes, traditions, and handiworks create a unique portrait of the hardworking and gentle Amish people. "What sets this book apart is its outstanding photographs. They are clear, well composed and harmoniously arranged, allowing viewers to savor their beauty. Bial clearly demonstrates his deep respect for these people and their complex system of values." -- School Library Journal

What people are saying - Write a review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A talented author-photographer (Corn Belt Harvest, 1991) pays informed tribute to the ``hardworking, productive people'' who place little value on ``worldly goods'' and are known as the ``plain people ... Read full review

User Review  - Susan Allen -

I enjoyed this book. It was thinner than I hoped but the pictures and information was very good. It is a excellent book to those whom know little about the amish. Read full review

Selected pages


Section 1
Section 2
Section 3
Section 4
Section 5

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

About the author (1995)

Raymond Bial is an acclaimed photoessayist for children. Four of his books were chosen as Notable Books in the Field of Social Studies by the NCSS. He lives in Urbana, Illinois, with his wife and children.

Bibliographic information