Item description for Saint Martin de Porres: The Story of the Little Doctor of Lima, Peru by Mary Fabyan Windeatt & Mary Jean Dorcy...
Overview The story for children 10 and up of St. Martin de Porres, who helped heal people, spoke to the animals and worked many unusual miracles.
Publishers Description "Quick Where is the doctor?" cried a woman in great distress. "This poor Indian is bleeding to death " "Dr. de Rivero isn't here," answered Martin de Porres, the 12-year-old black boy who was the doctor's helper. "But don't worry. I'll look after the man." "This is not time for jokes " answered the woman scornfully. "Quick Where is there another doctor's shop?" "There isn't time," said Martin calmly. "Here, help me open the door to bring the poor man inside." The Indian was brought in. "Don't worry," Martin whispered to the moaning patient as he got out a clean cloth. "You're going to be all right." Did young Martin de Porres really know what he was doing? Could he actually take care of a serious wound all by himself? This book tells what happened next. It also tells a out Martin's life as a Dominican, plus the remarkable events that kept happening in his life. Here are the stories of Fr. Peter and the salad, of Brother James' displeasing haircut, of the missing silver coin, of Martin's mysterious travels, and of the rats and mice at the Dominican Monastery. All in all, this is the wonderful true story of Saint Martin de Porres, his great charity, and the amazing cures and miracles that became common in his remarkable life.
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Studio: TAN Books and Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.23" Width: 5.55" Height: 0.41" Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 1994
Publisher Tan Books & Publishers
Grade Level Middle School
ISBN 0895554232 ISBN13 9780895554239
Availability 0 units.
More About Mary Fabyan Windeatt & Mary Jean Dorcy
Mary Fabyan Windeatt lived from 1910-1979 and grew up in Saskatchewan, Canada. The Mount Saint Vincent College awarded her a Licentiate of Music degree when she was just seventeen, and she began writing Catholic works when she was about twenty-four. Later she sent one of her stories to a Catholic magazine, and after it was accepted, she continued to write. In total she composed at least twenty-one children s books, as well as periodical children s pages written for The Torch, a monthly Dominican magazine. Mary Windeatt is most renowned for her many novels of the saints, which she wrote specifically for children, including lives on the Children of Fatima, Cure of Ars, St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Rose of Lima and many others. After living with her mother in St. Meinrad, Indiana, she died on the twentieth of November, 1979.
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Review from the Publisher Mar 9, 2001
Tells about Martin's life as a Dominican, the story of the missing silver coin, of Martin's mysterious travels and of the rats and mice at the Dominican Monastery. For children ages 10 and up. 13 illustrations