Next in the Saints and Me series is Damien of Molokai: Builder of Community. Part of Set 1, Saints of North America it tells the story of Damien of Molokai, born in Belgium and a missionary saint who worked among the lepers in Hawaii.
The biographies in the Saints and Me 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.
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.
A companion activity book is also available.