The end of the book provides a factual summary of the saint. When a beggar woman asks for the only food Brigid has — a dish of butter — she learns how to open her heart in generosity and love. This story of the first miracle of St. Brigid of Ireland will encourage children ages 4 to 7 to learn about this generous saint! With 13 full color spreads and 11 different apparitions of the Virgin Mary from around the world, this board book is sure to not only delight children but also help them learn about their beautiful Catholic faith.
In Loyola Kids Book of Saints, the first in the Loyola Kids series, best-selling author Amy Welborn answers these questions with exciting and inspiring stories, real-life applications, and important information about these heroes of the church. Ages Francis preach. He was kind, cheerful and always smiled.
He preached about peace and forgiveness. People liked his simple life. His little group of followers preached and helped sick and poor people. Do we respect the earth and all creation?
How can we make our world a better place? In the new series of early reader books, Saints and Me! The books are very short — great for a read-aloud at bed time. Each book focuses on a different Saint. The stories of the heroes of the faith spring to life in dazzling pictures that sprinkle a little learning in with the fun.
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Their fascinating life stories will help children discover the great adventure of holiness. This beautifully illustrated book tells the story of such a great saint who lived in our times. All grew up in humble circumstances, each suffered poor health, and none achieved academic distinction or prominent positions in their religious orders.
They were, to all appearances, the sort of people others overlook. Yet in their lifetimes, untold numbers found physical and interior healing through their ministries, and since their deaths their fame has grown enormously.
Their secret was the secret of every successful Christian life: In complete humility, they abandoned themselves to the will of God. Bessette and Casey literally answered the door at their monasteries, and Pio was something of a spiritual doorkeeper in the confessional. That all changes for a young cub named Growly when he receives a mysterious message. The adventures keep coming to life in our backyard! Not Catholic but lots of good character building!
Elementary interest level primarily. We are reading aloud with a big gap but my third grader and up are all capable of reading on their own. Few know, however, of the many remarkable stories she wrote for Catholic children delightful tales that are simple but not shallow.
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Indeed, like her books for adults, they manifest a tender love of Christ and his little ones not commonly found among us these days. All the stories touch on Catholic themes, but these tales are not really catechetical. As he or she progresses through the series, the books grow longer, the vocabulary expands, and the stories become more complex, guiding and challenging young readers to enhance their reading comprehension. But when the old church bells start chiming, Patrick and his pet frog, Francis, are suddenly taken back through time to ancient Ireland. Ages , so we use them as read aloud and they stay very interested in the stories and then it starts conversations about if this could have been how things really happened or not.
Like Magic Treehouse but about the lives of saints. Written for children yet beloved by all, the only complaint lodged against it has been that its main character is female, leaving many boys to feel that this tale is better suited for girls. Encouraged by the original French translators of this book, who created parallel editions for boys and girls, we have now remedied this single fault! Even though his intentions are good, the impulsive year-old unwittingly awakens an ancient evil endangering all of Perilous Falls. As boats sink and hideous creatures crawl from the rising waters, it is up to Will to confront a nightmarish enemy and set things right before it is too late.
Along with his sweet—if lethal—great-aunt Lucille, the curator of a museum of supernatural artifacts, Will proves that the actions of one twelve-year-old boy can change the world. Fifth grader Olivia Thomas has moved to a new school in a new state, and is eager to make friends! Her best friend quickly becomes someone she has never seen: St. Therese of Lisieux. With the help of her grandmother, she learns about the Little Way of serving God and how it can change everything! School is out for the year and it s time for a fun beach adventure!
However, Olivia discovers that sometimes it can be difficult to be a good Catholic when you re in middle school and discovers that she needs God and St. Therese more than ever. In this novel that celebrates modesty and the precious gift of life, Olivia learns that it takes blind faith every day and that God is never far away—even on vacation. A Catholic Press Association award winner They have nothing to do with Olivia the pig.
Lucia day is celebrated in Sweden. Not the good brown skin his family has and not the white skin of tourists. Armstrong and M. Thirteen-year-olds Matt, Laurie, and Fen have beaten near-impossible odds to assemble their fellow descendants of the Norse Gods and complete epic quests. Their biggest challenge lies ahead: battling the fierce monsters working to bring about the apocalypse. Matt, Laurie, and Fen will each have to fight their own battles to survive, to be true to themselves, and to one another — with nothing less than the fate of the world hanging in the balance.
Lola loves writing in her diario and playing soccer with her team, the Orange Smoothies. Now everyone is calling her Mean Lola Levine! Lola feels horrible, but with the help of her family and her super best friend, Josh Blot, she learns how to navigate the second grade in true Lola fashion—with humor and the power of words. Lola Levine is fierce on and off the soccer field. Nothing scares Lola! Lola is disappointed, and she looks to her bubbe for advice and comfort. Can Lola give Squirrel 2 her own special stamp and make it a play to remember?
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The Levines are finally getting a pet—a furry one that is. Lola is devastated and sets out to find Jelly a good home. Luckily, Lola is rewarded with a very happy and still furry ending! Celebrate a truly accepting multicultural character. Her appeal is boundless.
A lovely bicultural character—and her richly drawn group of peers—promises a cherished new series. Quiroa, National Louis University.
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Her father is Jewish, her mom is Peruvian, and Lola and her younger brother are completely original. Readers are sure to recognize the situations in which Lola finds herself in this fast-paced, gently humorous, contemporary novel.
Kayla Dean, junior feminist and future journalist, is about the break the story of a lifetime. She is auditioning for the Lady Lions dance team to prove they discriminate against the not-so-well endowed. But when she makes the team, her best friend and fellow feminist, Rosalie, is not happy. Now a Lady Lion, Kayla is transformed from bushy-haired fashion victim to glammed-up dance diva. Mitsi has a dog named Dash.
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She has to go to an incarceration camp because she was Japanese. But the rule was there was no pets allowed, and that leaves Mitsi heartbroken because she doesn't know how long she'll be gone for. So about a couple weeks later they have to go to another incarceration camp that's even farther from Dash. They take a train for 3 days straight and end up in the desert. So they get off the train and go into the camp. And that was the end of the book. This book is a Great Stone Face nominee this year. By Meghan tags: historical fiction, world war 2, animals, dogs. It's the last book in the Code of Silence series.
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