From the popular Mary Fabyan Windeatt Series
of saint biographies by Tan Books
. Written as a first-person narrative, this tells the story of St. John Marie Vianney, the shepherd boy who became the parish priest in the French town of Ars. The book describes how he hid in a hayloft to escape the police, how he almost gave up becoming a priest, his strategy for loosening the Devil's grip on souls in his parish, what the Devil did to Fr. Vianney, as well as what happened when Fr. Vianney tried to run away from his parish. Recommended for 7th Grade. 211 pp.
This reader is also sold as part of the Vocabulary Quiz Workbook Set .