The story of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha comes to life in colorful, full-page illustrations and lively text for children ages 4 through 9. Emphasizing Saint Kateri’s special virtue of courage, author and long-time elementary educator Barbara Yoffie helps readers develop an understanding of saints as real-life heroes and heroines who live all around and inspire us to become more like Christ. Saint Kateri Tekakwitha 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 Kateri Tekakwitha lived. This biography of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha for children is themed with virtues that the saint modelds for your children.