Item description for Dorothy Day: Friend to the Forgotten by Deborah Ann Kent...
Overview Recounts the life of the Catholic activist who started the Catholic Worker Movement in 1933 and devoted herself to providing social services to those in need.
Publishers Description This fascinating biography chronicles the life of Dorothy Day, known the world over as the leader of the Catholic Worker Movement. Guided by a strong commitment to social justice and by deep religious ideals, Dorothy Day dedicated her life to the service of others. Deborah Kent here recounts the trials and triumphs of Dorothy Day's life, detailing her role as the founder of The Catholic Worker newspaper, as the founder of numerous "houses of hospitality" that provided food and shelter to the destitute, and as the champion of causes that helped those in need.
Citations And Professional Reviews Dorothy Day: Friend to the Forgotten by Deborah Ann Kent has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
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Studio: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.06" Width: 7.08" Height: 0.57" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2003
Publisher Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Grade Level Multiple Grades
ISBN 0802852653 ISBN13 9780802852656
Availability 0 units.
More About Deborah Ann Kent
Deborah Kent has written eighteen young adult novels and more than fifty children's nonfiction titles. She has published three other books with Kingfisher in the Saddles, Stars & Stripes series: Chance of a Lifetime, Blackwater Creek, Riding the Pony Express. A graduate of Oberlin College and Smith College, Debra now lives in Chicago with her daughter and husband, the children's author R. Conrad Stein.
Deborah Ann Kent currently resides in Chicago, in the state of Illinois.