Loyola Kids Book of Saints

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Loyola Kids Book of Saints

Ages 8-12

Who are the saints, why are the lives of saints important for children, and what can children learn from the saints? 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. The more than 60 stories of saints for children in this book are divided thematically and cover saints throughout history from all over the world.

Contents

What is a saint?

Part 1 Saints are people who love children.

  • St. Nicholas
  • St. John Bosco
  • St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
  • Blessed Gianna Beretta Molla

Part 2 Saints are people who love their families.

  • St. Monica
  • St. Cyril and St. Methodius
  • St. Thérèse of Lisieux
  • Blessed Frédéric Ozanam

Part 3 Saints are people who surprise others.

  • St. Simeon Stylites
  • St. Celestine V
  • St. Joan of Arc
  • St. Catherine of Siena

Part 4 Saints are people who create.

  • St. Hildegard of Bingen
  • Blessed Fra Angelico
  • St. John of the Cross
  • Blessed Miguel Pro

Part 5 Saints are people who teach us new ways to pray.

  • St. Benedict
  • St. Dominic de Guzman
  • St. Teresa of Ávila
  • St. Louis de Monfort

Part 6 Saints are people who see beyond the everyday.

  • St. Juan Diego
  • St. Frances of Rome 
  • St. Bernadette Soubirous 
  • Blessed Padre Pio

Part 7 Saints are people who travel far from home.

  • St. Boniface
  • St. Peter Claver
  • St. Francis Xavier
  • St. Francis Solano
  • St. Frances Xavier Cabrini

Part 8 Saints are people who are strong leaders.

  • St. Helena
  • St. Leo the Great
  • St. Wenceslaus
  • St. John Neumann

Part 9 Saints are people who tell the truth.

  • St. Polycarp
  • St. Thomas Becket
  • St. Thomas More
  • Blessed Titus Brandsma

Part 10 Saints are people who help us understand God.

  • St. Augustine of Hippo
  • St. Jerome
  • St. Patrick
  • St. Thomas Aquinas
  • St. Edith Stein

Part 11 Saints are people who change their lives for God.

  • St. Ambrose
  • St. Gregory the Great
  • St. Francis of Assisi
  • St. Ignatius of Loyola
  • St. Camillus de Lellis
  • St. Katharine Drexel

Part 12 Saints are people who are brave.

  • St. Perpetua and St. Felicity
  • St. George
  • St. Margaret Clitherow
  • St. Isaac Jogues
  • The Carmelite Nuns of Compiègne
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe

Part 13 Saints are people who help the poor and sick.

  • St. Elizabeth of Hungary
  • St. Vincent de Paul
  • St. Martin de Porres
  • Blessed Joseph de Veuster

Part 14 Saints are people who help in ordinary ways.

  • St. Christopher
  • St. Blaise
  • St. Anthony of Padua
  • St. Bernard of Montjoux

Part 15 Saints are people who come from all over the world.

  • Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha
  • St. Paul Miki and Companions
  • Blessed Peter To Rot
  • Blessed Maria Clementine Anuarite Nengapeta

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Format: Hardcover book
Product code: IC415346
Dimensions: 7" x 10"
Length: 304 pages
Publisher:
Loyola Press
ISBN: 978-0-8294-1534-6
1-2 copies $16.16 each
3-5 copies $15.26 each
6+ copies $14.36 each
Written by Amy Welborn

Author

Amy Welborn is the general editor of Loyola Classics, a series of new editions of the some of the most distinguished Catholic novels of the twentieth century. She is the author of The Words We PrayA Catholic Woman's Book of DaysLoyola Kids Book of HeroesLoyola Kids Book of Saints (Loyla Press), De-Coding Da Vinci, and the Prove It! series of apologetics books for youth (Our Sunday Visitor). Amy and her family live in Birmingham, Alabama.