St. Joan: The Girl Soldier
From the popular Vision Book Series of saint biographies by Ignatius Press. This book by Louis de Wohl tells the story of how Joan, a humble maiden in an insignificant town, was told by St. Michael the Archangel, St. Catherine, and St. Margaret to lead the French in battle against the English; how she finally succeeded in convincing the French of the truth of her mission; how she met with fantastic success but was betrayed, captured, and imprisoned; and how she suffered through a politically motivated trial for heresy and was burned at the stake. Recommended for 7th grade students. 166 pp.
This title is also sold as part of the 7th Grade Vision Reader Set.
- Louis de Wohl