Next in the Saints and Me series is Andre Bessette: A Heart of Strength. Part of Set 1, Saints of North America, it tells the story of Andre Bessette, a French-Canadian priest who is said to have healed many and who was canonized in 2010.
The biographies in the Saints series help the young reader develop an understanding of our real-life heroes, the saints, and introduce children ages 4-9 to the concept that saints are people who live all around us. Each biography is themed with virtues that the saint models for your children.
The everyday lives of the saints and their holy ways are engagingly introduced for curious young children. The saint's story is filled with details to which young children can relate.
Lively, full-color illustrations on every page match the text, aiding emerging readers with the text and story sequence, including a map showing where every saint in the set lived and ministered.