The Forsaken Child - Benuel M. Fisher

The Forsaken Child

Benuel M. Fisher

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Sequel to "The Unwanted Son," this book also is about a rejected child this time an infant found lying in a hog pen and rescued from a large sow. John and Marie Derksen ask Sara Harder to nurse the baby where they live in a Russian Mennonite village. Little Johann is loved but loses his adoptive mother when he is only age seven and is left behind by another family who does not have the fare money to take him along to America.The Peters family adopts him and he is taken to America with them. A moving story! (158pp. illus. Author, 2005.)