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A Humble Life: Plain Poems

Linda Oatman High, Author, Bill Farnsworth, Illustrator Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company $23 (40p) ISBN 978-0-8028-5207-6

Set in Pennsylvania's Lancaster County, A Humble Life: Plain Poems by Linda Oatman High chronicles the simple life of the area's Mennonite and Amish people in works like ""Brand New Lamb"" and ""Barn Raising Day"" (""Baking pies/ for barn raising day, we pray/ that no lightning strikes/ again.""). Bill Farnsworth's exquisite oil-on-linen illustrations bring the setting to life. ( Sept.)