St. Thomas Aquinas and the Preaching Beggars
From the popular Vision Book Series of saint biographies by Ignatius Press. The story of St. Thomas Aquinas is one full of moving and dramatic scenes: the flaming destruction of Monte Cassino Abbey, the reception into the Dominican order of the quiet, determined young Thomas, the breath-taking escape from the donjon tower, and the striking instances of the saint's eloquence and brillance. Children from the age of 9 to 15 will enjoy the exciting story of the man who wrote the masterful Summa Theologica, and who was the advisor to popes yet refused ecclesiastical honor-- Thomas Aquinas, the simple friar who shook the medieval worlld with his intellect. Recommended for 8th grade students. 159 pp.
This title is also sold as part of the 8th Grade Vision Reader Set.