The story of Saint Juan Diego, to whom the Blessed Virgin appeared and miraculously left behind her image on his tilma, is vividly told with colorful, full-page Illustrations and exciting text for children ages 4 through 9. Emphasizing Saint Juan’s special virtue of perseverance in faith, author and longtime elementary educator Barbara Yoffie helps young readers develop their understanding of saints as real-life heroes and heroines who live all around us and inspire us to become more like Christ. Saint Juan Diego is one of 6 saints in the Saints of North America set, part of the Saints and Me! series. The everyday lives of the saints and their holy ways are engagingly introduced for curious young children. Lively, full-color illustrations on every page match the text, bringing the story to life. Contains a map showing where Juan Diego lived. This biography of Saint Juan Diego for children is themed with virtues that the saint modelds for your children.