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Willow Creek Summer
Tina Wiens is fifteen, coming of age in the rural community of Homer, Ontario. She has been raised in the strict Mennonite tradition hard work, no dancing, no dating, and a strong devotion to the church. It's a restrictive existence that has begun to chafe her, and when her older sister becomes pregnant and is shunned by the church, Tina begins to question the beliefs she ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published August 1st 2000 by Coteau Books
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The premise of the book caught my attention, since the story begins with a Mennonite young woman becoming pregnant out of wedlock. I was expecting consideration of how the young woman and her family feel about a situation which so directly conflicts with their strong religious beliefs. However, this becomes a sub-plot with only a superficial examination of what I thought would be a major family crisis. Much of the book concerns the foods the Mennonite family eats, including a number of German ...more
First book that I've finished for the BooktubeAThon and I really liked it! My parents know the author as well which is pretty cool. Anyways, it was an interesting read for me. I enjoy learning about different reliogions (even though I'm not religious) and would reccommend this book to anyone looking for something eye-opening as well as fun a easy to read!