This two volume set brings a year's worth of saints into the life of a child. They meet kings and queens who were saints, holy priests and sisters, parents, teenagers, and even other children. There are Saints who were doctors, farmers, soldiers, nurses, teachers, architects, and scientists, including men and women of diverse ethnicity and situation of life.
Both volumes contain short, interesting biographies (usually 1-2 pages), that will engage young readers. Each entry includes a suggestion on how children can apply each saint's story to their own everyday lives. Volume I includes saints whose feasts are celebrated January through June. Volume II includes saints honored from July through December. Includes an alphabetical index of saints. Recommended grades 5 and up. Softcover. Black and White illustrations. 349 pp. each.