Alice Warkentin. The Schmitt family, consisting of Pa and Ma, six children and Granny, have their sights set on a great dream – emigrate to America, find a homestead, and live on their own farm. But setbacks, illness, and tragedy come thick and fast, placing them in dire straits and separating them all. In this book you can read about the unique adventures of each one, and see God’s loving care for them. This book is based on true events that happened many years ago, but the story itself is fictional. 212 pages; paperback; Alice Warkentin.