From the popular Vision Book Series
of saint biographies by Ignatius Press
. This book tells the story of St. Francis Xavier, one of the first members of the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits). This great saint's eagerness to spread the Word of God involved him with the pearl divers of the Indian coast, the natives of Malaya and the Spice Islands, the cannibals of Morotni, and the hostile feudal lords of ancient Japan. Recommended for 6th grade students. 130 pp.
This title is also sold as part of the 6th Grade Vision Reader Set.