Item description for Blessed Teresa of Calcutta: Missionary of Charity (Encounter the Saints Series, 17) by Mary Kathleen Glavich & Barbara Kiwak...
Overview Blessed Mother Teresa, beatified by Pope John Paul II in 2003, served the poorest of the poor. This book recounts her life from her childhood, to her becoming a Sister of Loreto, to her founding of the Missionaries of Charity and their spread around the world.
Publishers Description Mother Teresa dedicated her life to helping the poorest of the poor in India. Here is the inspiring life story of this Nobel Peace Prize winner, respected and beloved worldwide.
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Studio: Pauline Books & Media
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.2" Width: 4.9" Height: 0.4" Weight: 0.25 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2003
Publisher Pauline Books & Media
Series Encounter The Saints
ISBN 0819811602 ISBN13 9780819811608
Availability 31 units. Availability accurate as of Jan 20, 2017 07:36.
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More About Mary Kathleen Glavich & Barbara Kiwak
Mary Kathleen Glavich, SND, has developed faith formation material for 30+ years. She has written over 70 books and worked on 5 textbook series, including "Christ Our Life." She has taught every grade, and now blogs at www.kathleenglavich.org.
Mary Kathleen Glavich currently resides in Euclid.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Blessed Teresa of Calcutta: Missionary of Charity (Encounter the Saints Series, 17)?
A Great Book for Kids Ages 9-11 Aug 14, 2009
I bought this book last year to use in a religion class with 5th graders. Several kids read it, and enjoyed it. It is not an "easy book", but at the same time it is not "a difficult book." In other words, it makes great reading because the style is clear, and uses vocabulary appropriate to the age level mentioned in the review title.
Highly recommend. A great introduction for children whom, even today, do not know anything about this special woman! Surprising, since it wasn't that long ago. A great woman of faith, forgotten already?
If you're a teacher, or simply a parent who is searching for a good role model, buy this book. Show your children what being a hero really means!
Aida L. Irizarry
Best Book Ever Nov 19, 2008
I loved this book so much that I keep reading and rereading it. It's very detailed. It's like being with Mother Teresa through every step of her journey. I was completely taken back by the poverty and poor in all of the places Mother Teresa went. I would highly recommend this book!