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On the Farm - The visit, by Mary Laub. Illustrated by Lester Zimmerman.
$15.00
Compiled and published by Kreutz Creek Center for Language, Culture & Other Pastimes. Butch Reigart, translator and editor.
$10.00
Compiled and published by Kreutz Creek Center for Language, Culture & Other Pastimes. Butch Reigart, translator and editor.
$8.00
by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury, translated by Michael Werner
$14.99
by Tilde Michels, translated by Michael Werner
$19.99
Compiled and published by Kreutz Creek Center for Language, Culture & Other Pastimes. Butch Reigart, translator and editor.
$10.00
Compiled and published by Kreutz Creek Center for Language, Culture & Other Pastimes. Butch Reigart, translator and editor.
$12.00
Compiled and published by Kreutz Creek Center for Language, Culture & Other Pastimes. Butch Reigart, translator and editor.
$10.00
Compiled and published by Kreutz Creek Center for Language, Culture & Other Pastimes. Butch Reigart, translator and editor.
$10.00
Compiled and published by Kreutz Creek Center for Language, Culture & Other Pastimes. Butch Reigart, translator and editor.
$8.00
Edited by C. Richard Beam, Joshua R. Brown, and Jennifer L. Trout
$156.00
by Douglas J. Madenford and Joshua R. Brown
$25.00
Uff der Bauerei - Der Bsuch (Book 4) w/CD

In Book 4, the visit on the farm for Betsy and Dennis creates challenges. They tend to be nixnutzich (mischievous) and do not listen. What happens? Find out how Henny and Spunky help. Spunky's favorite dog biscuit recipe is even included in this book! To facilitate learning the Pennsylvania German (Dutch) language, Book 4 has an expanded Glossary with page numbers to easily locate words within the story. Written in Pennsylvania Dutch in classic (Buffington-Barba) and phonetic spellings. English translation provided as well. 24 pages with color illustrations and an accompanying audio CD.

On the Farm - The visit, by Mary Laub. Illustrated by Lester Zimmerman.
$15.00
Deitscher Gschpass - Aldi "Tschoeks" in Pennsylfaanisch Deitsch

Edwin R. Danner tells 77 jokes in Pennsylvania German in an evening of Dutch humor at the old schoolhouse in Jefferson, PA. An additional 123 jokes in Pennsylvania German are presented in text only. Pennsylvania German text of the 200 jokes with between-the-lines English translation of the first 77 and accompanying CD audio recordings of Edwin R. Danner telling the first 77 jokes. 28 pages with a 4-page word list appendix. Handmade pamphlet. Butch Reigart, translator and editor.

This booklet provides an excellent resource for advanced-level students. The combined audio & printed materials are especially designed to improve one's listening comprehension. Includes audio recordings of a native speaker speaking at a fast pace telling stories and an accompanying full transcript in the PG dialect with interlinear English translation.

For a sample of the audio, please click below:

Compiled and published by Kreutz Creek Center for Language, Culture & Other Pastimes. Butch Reigart, translator and editor.
$10.00
En Deitsch Gschwetz mit em Tschessie Schtambach

A Pennsylvania German conversation with Jessie Stambaugh at his home in Pigeon Hills (Jackson Twp.) of southwest York County, Pennsylvania about "this, that & everything else." Also featuring Henry Miller. 34 pages with 1 audio CD. Handmade 8"x11" booklet bound with heavy-duty staples. Butch Reigart, translator and editor.

This booklet provides an excellent resource for advanced-level students. The combined audio & printed materials are especially designed to improve one's listening comprehension of native speakers in conversation. Includes audio recordings of native speakers speaking at a fast pace and an accompanying full transcript in the PG dialect with interlinear English translation.

For a sample of the audio, please click below:

Compiled and published by Kreutz Creek Center for Language, Culture & Other Pastimes. Butch Reigart, translator and editor.
$8.00
Kumm, mer gehne Baere yaage

A translation of We're Going on a Bear Hunt into Pennsylvania Dutch by Michael Werner. This is a story about a family going on an adventure to find a bear. Color and black and white pictures. Softcover. 34 pages.

by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury, translated by Michael Werner
$14.99
Es globbt beim Sammy in der Nacht

A reproduction of the German children's book, "Es klopft bei Wanja in der Nacht," in Pennsylvania Dutch. This is a wonderful book in rhymes with full color illustrations, interesting to read for children (2 years and above) and adults alike. The delightful story tells how on a cold winter night a rabbit, a fox, and a bear one after another knock at Sammy’s door asking for shelter. They promise not to harm each other, and they keep their promise. A true parable of how peaceful co-existence can work in times of need. Beautiful color illustrations. Hardcover. 22 pages. Michael Werner, translator.

by Tilde Michels, translated by Michael Werner
$19.99
Die Grischtdaagszeit (Christmastime)

Pennsylfaanische Deitsche Schtories, Gedichde un Singschticker fer die Grischtdaag. (Pennsylvania German Stories, Poems and Songs for Christmas.) A Christmas program originally produced for radio by Alvin G. Dubs ("Dutch Al") of Bair, York Co., PA with Rev. Franklin Glassmoyer, Raymond Miller, Nova Rohrbaugh, et al. Pennsylvania German text with between-the-lines English translation and accompanying CD audio recordings. 27 pages. Handmade 8"x11" booklet bound with heavy-duty staples. Butch Reigart, translator and editor.

For a sample of the audio, please click below:

Compiled and published by Kreutz Creek Center for Language, Culture & Other Pastimes. Butch Reigart, translator and editor.
$10.00
Im Schpotyaahr

Pennsylfaanische Deitsche "Gschichde un Gschpichde" vum Johnnie Brendel vun die Reinholds. (Pennsylvania German Stories and Tales by Johnnie Brendel of Reinholds, Pa.) Highlights generally relating to fall from Johnnie Brendel's own recordings made in 1966-1967 for the first year of his Pennsylvania Dutch radio program broadcast by WLBR AM, Lebanon, PA. Pennsylvania German text with between-the-lines English translation and accompanying CD audio recordings of Johnnie Brendel. 64 pages. Handmade 8"x11" booklet bound with heavy-duty staples. Butch Reigart, translator and editor.

This booklet provides an excellent resource for intermediate-level students. The combined audio & printed materials are especially designed to improve one's listening comprehension of native speakers in conversation. Includes audio recordings of a native speaker speaking at an intermediate pace and an accompanying full transcript in the PG dialect with interlinear English translation.

Compiled and published by Kreutz Creek Center for Language, Culture & Other Pastimes. Butch Reigart, translator and editor.
$12.00
Im Friehyaahr

Pennsylfaanische Deitsche "Gschichde un Gschpichde" vum Johnnie Brendel vun die Reinholds. (Pennsylvania German Stories and Tales by Johnnie Brendel of Reinholds, Pa.) Highlights generally relating to spring from Johnnie Brendel's own recordings made in 1966 for the first year of his Pennsylvania Dutch radio program broadcast by WLBR AM, Lebanon, PA. Pennsylvania German text with between-the-lines English translation and accompanying CD audio recordings of Johnnie Brendel. 51 pages. Handmade pamphlet. Butch Reigart, translator and editor.

This booklet provides an excellent resource for intermediate-level students. The combined audio & printed materials are especially designed to improve one's listening comprehension of native speakers in conversation. Includes audio recordings of a native speaker speaking at an intermediate pace and an accompanying full transcript in the PG dialect with interlinear English translation.

For a sample of the audio, please click below:

Compiled and published by Kreutz Creek Center for Language, Culture & Other Pastimes. Butch Reigart, translator and editor.
$10.00
"Let's Talk Dutch" with "Dutch Al" Dubs

Set of audio recordings and texts for learning the basic pronunciation, core vocabulary, and typical phrases of the Pennsylvania German dialect. An indispensable guide for those learning the dialect. 32 pages with 4 audio CDs. Handmade 8"x11" booklet bound with heavy-duty staples. Butch Reigart, translator and editor.

This booklet provides an excellent resource for beginner-level students. The combined audio & printed materials are especially designed to improve one's listening comprehension of native speakers in conversation. Includes audio recordings of a native speaker speaking at a slow pace and an accompanying full transcript in the PG dialect with interlinear English translation.

For a sample of the audio, please click below:

Compiled and published by Kreutz Creek Center for Language, Culture & Other Pastimes. Butch Reigart, translator and editor.
$10.00
Sunndaagschul un Singes in die Scheier

Sunday school and singing in the barn - at Historic Schaefferstown, with Isaac C. Kulp, C. Richard Beam, the Goshenhoppen Singers, and others. Set of audio recordings and transcriptions thereof with between-the-lines translations from a program held at Historic Schaefferstown in 1980. Segments include Pennsylvania High German hymns and scripture readings and Pennsylvania German revival songs and scripture readings, among others, with between-the-lines English translation and accompanying audio recordings. 21 pages with 1 audio CD. Handmade 8"x11" booklet bound with heavy-duty staples. For intermediate to advanced students of the dialect. Butch Reigart, translator and editor.

For a sample of the audio, please click below:

Compiled and published by Kreutz Creek Center for Language, Culture & Other Pastimes. Butch Reigart, translator and editor.
$8.00
The Comprehensive Pennsylvania German Dictionary

This twelve-volume set is the most comprehensive dictionary of Pennsylvania German ever created and is the result of 50 years of work. Most entries include examples of the entry words in context. A must-have for any serious student of the dialect. Hardcover. Over 2,800 pages.

Edited by C. Richard Beam, Joshua R. Brown, and Jennifer L. Trout
$156.00
Schwetz mol Deitsch! 2nd Ed.

This 2nd edition of Schwetz mol Deitsch! features access to the authors’ new online audio resource full of clips of native Pennsylvania Dutch speakers. The new text also has an answer key for all of those learning on their own as well as some edits from the 1st edition. This book stresses the four competencies of foreign language learning: speaking, reading, writing, and listening. This 2nd edition truly is one of the best ways to learn PA Dutch on your own! Illustrations. Softcover. 318 pages.

by Douglas J. Madenford and Joshua R. Brown
$25.00
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