St. Rose of Lima
From the popular Mary Fabyan Windeatt Series of saint biographies by Tan Books. This book describes the life of St. Rose of Lima, one of the earliest saints of the New World. It tells of why she turned part of her house into a hospital and wanted to live in a tiny hut in the backyard. It also relates what happened when Rose tried to become a nun, describes how she cared for the sick, and tells what happened in the end to Rose's mother. Recommended for 5th Grade. Approximate size 5.5 x 8.5 inches. 125 pp.