From the popular Mary Fabyan Windeatt Series of saint biographies by Tan Books. This 158-page book describes the life of St. Benedict of Nursia, known as the "Father of Western Monasticism." The book describes how St. Benedict founded the Benedictine order, fought the devil, saved a boy from drowning, raised another from the dead, and tells of his twin sister who was a nun. Recommended for 6th Grade. 158 pp.