All library locations will be closed through July 6 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Curbside pickup will begin on June 8

Fines will not be charged while the library system is closed. 


Request a Virtual Library Card

A season for tending
(Book)

Book Cover
Average Rating
Series:
Published:
Colorado Springs, CO : Waterbrook Press, 2012.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
x, 339 pages ; 21 cm.
Status:
Severna Park Library - Adult Fiction
FICTION (W)
Description
In a community where conformity flourishes, seeds of Rhoda's odd behavior were planted long ago. Can she cultivate her relationships with the same care and tenderness that she gives her beloved garden? Old Order Amish Rhoda Byler's unusual gift and her remarkable abilities to grow herbs and berries have caused many to think her odd. As rumors mount that Rhoda's "gift" is a detriment to the community, she chooses isolation, spending her time in her fruit garden and on her thriving canning business. Miles away in Harvest Mills, Samuel King struggles to keep his family's apple orchard profitable. As the eldest son, Samuel farms with his brothers, the irrepressible Jacob and brash Eli, while his longtime girlfriend Catherine remains hopeful that Samuel will marry her when he feels financially stable. Meanwhile, Samuel's younger sister Leah is testing all the boundaries during her rumschpringe, and finds herself far from home in Rhoda's garden after a night of partying gone badly. But Leah's poor choices serve as a bridge between Rhoda and the King family when a tragic mistake in the orchard leaves Samuel searching for solutions. Rhoda's expertise in canning could be the answer, but she struggles with guilt over the tragic death of her sister and doesn't trust herself outside her garden walls. As the lines between business, love, and family begin to blur, can Rhoda finally open up to a new life? And what effect will this odd, amazing woman have on the entire King family?
Also in This Series
Copies
Location
Call Number
Status
Severna Park Library - Adult Fiction
FICTION (W)
On Shelf
More Like This
Other Editions and Formats
More Details
Language:
English
ISBN:
0307730026 (pbk.) :, 9780307730022 (trade pbk.) :
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Woodsmall, C. (2012). A season for tending. Colorado Springs, CO: Waterbrook Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Woodsmall, Cindy. 2012. A Season for Tending. Colorado Springs, CO: Waterbrook Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Woodsmall, Cindy, A Season for Tending. Colorado Springs, CO: Waterbrook Press, 2012.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Woodsmall, Cindy. A Season for Tending. Colorado Springs, CO: Waterbrook Press, 2012. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Staff View
Grouped Work ID:
eb36d9c9-f2be-5ade-13e6-e74a0043b958
Go To GroupedWork

Record Information

Last File Modification TimeFeb 04, 2020 04:15:29 AM
Last Grouped Work Modification TimeMar 14, 2020 04:11:34 AM

MARC Record

LEADER01302cam a22003978a 4500
001a968159
003SIRSI
00520120904013407.0
008120530s2012    cou           000 1 eng  
010 |a  2012021263
040 |a DLC|b eng|c DLC|d BTCTA|d BDX|d UPZ|d OCLCO|d A2A
020 |a 0307730026 (pbk.) :|c $14.99
020 |a 9780307730022 (trade pbk.) :|c $14.99
035 |a (OCoLC)777659953
05000|a PS3623.O678|b S43 2012
08200|a 813/.6|2 23
092 |a FICTION (W)
049 |a A2AA
1001 |a Woodsmall, Cindy.
24512|a A season for tending /|c Cindy Woodsmall.
250 |a 1st ed.
260 |a Colorado Springs, CO :|b Waterbrook Press,|c 2012.
300 |a x, 339 p. ; |c  21 cm.
4901 |a Amish vines and orchards ;|v 1
650 0|a Amish|v Fiction.
650 0|a Man-woman relationships|v Fiction.
655 0|a Love stories.
655 0|a Christian fiction.
8001 |a Woodsmall, Cindy.|t Amish vines and orchards ;|v  1.
930 |a Inspirational fiction
930 |a 104727/wlj
938 |a Baker and Taylor|b BTCP|n BK0010818679
938 |a Brodart|b BROD|n 101672233|c $14.99
994 |a C0|b A2A
596 |a 14
999 |a FICTION (W)|w DEWEY|c 1|i 31997081152142|d 2/3/2020|e 1/21/2020|l A-FIC|m S-PK|n 34|p $14.99|q 1|r Y|s Y|t A-FIC|u 9/21/2012|z ADULT