From the popular Vision Book Series
of saint biographies by Ignatius Press
. This book tells the story of St. Dominic, the "Athlete of Christ" and founder of the Order of Preachers (the Dominicans). As a boy he sold his books to feed the poor and offered himself as ransom for a prisoner. As a young priest he rode with a king's cavalcade to carry a marriage offer to the princess of Denmark from the prince of Castille. But his greatest adventures came when he walked from town to town and stood fearlessly in the market places to preach the Word of God. Recommended for 4th grade students. 161 pp.
This title is also sold as part of the 4th Grade Vision Reader Set.