Pelts and Promises by Nancy Lohr is historical fiction for young readers set in 1903. When a schoolroom prank goes all wrong, Willie B. and Jamie land into big trouble. Their foolishness results in damaging the parson’s Bible beyond repair, and they know that they must find a way to buy him a new one. But how? In this Christian fiction story the boys make a promise that seems impossible to keep, but their fathers help the boys persist in keeping their word and righting their wrong.