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SUMMER 2016 Reading List 1st Grade

A story for girls ages 4-7 that teaches them about interior and exterior beauty.

Caleb discovers that he can use God’s help to develop inner strength.

This book makes children aware of how their bodies speak to them and to others.







This book helps introduce children ages 4–7 to the beauty of giving and receiving.

Saint George teaches children about Christian history while inspiring them to follow in his heroic footsteps.





2nd Grade




Gospel Time Trekkers Series (6 total)

Framed around the question, “Who do you love most?”, this lavishly illustrated biography tells the captivating story of Saint John Paul II. #90139 $15.95

Learn about the origin of the sacrament of the Eucharist and its history right up to modern times.

A comic book rendition of the first Native American saint, Kateri Tekakwitha.




This series follows the adventures of three siblings as they travel back to Gospel times to find Jesus and learn to discover him in their everyday lives. 1. #18911 2. #12049 3. #72517

$4.95 Published by Pauline Books & Media

$6.95 each

3rd Grade

Storms at sea, shipwrecks, dangerous bandits, and a daring escape… adventure along with Saint Paul as he spreads the Good News of Jesus! #07861

Young readers will thrill to awe-inspiring tales of faith, courage, and love for God… and will enjoy making a new friend every day!

V1 #70810 $16.95 V2 #70827 $16.95


A delightfully illustrated biography on the life of Pope Francis, known for his humility and simplicity.

In this hand-sized prayer book, kids ages 7–12 can meet the saints in heaven who are praying for them!

The amazing story of one person who made a difference by helping the “poorest of the poor.”












4th Grade









ENCOUNTER THE SAINTS SERIES (now 33 books in the whole series) The Encounter the Saints series offers intermediate readers, ages 9–12, relatable biographies of the saints. Each story, in a handy format, vividly recreates the saint's place of origin, family life, and relevant historical events. Continually being added to, revised, and updated, these stories have been written, edited, and prayed into existence by the Daughters of St. Paul since 1932.

GRAPHIC NOVELS ON THE LIVES OF THE SAINTS Using historical records and beautiful artwork, these full-color graphic novels for children tell the exciting life stories of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, Saint Francis of Assisi, and Saint Bernadette. 1. #72982




2. #72975

3. #71312

$8.95 each

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5thGrade Grade 5th

The intriguing conversion story of Francis abandoning a life of privilege, riches, and war to follow God's call to serve others.


St. John Bosco knew how to help young people love God and have fun, helping them channel their energy to accomplish great things.

$7.95 #90450


A fun read about 11-year-old word-loving Annie who learns who her real friends are and who overcomes her fear of public speaking. #60194

A young boy is influenced by his friendship with St. Patrick and his experiences caring for an orphaned wolf pup.

$11.95 #83568

Saint Teresa of Ávila’s life is vibrantly depicted in this full-color, graphic novel biography.

$12.95 #90382

The story of Saint Philip Neri is told in a full-color, graphic novel biography for children. #60088 $12.95


6th Grade







This illustrated, interactive series teaches children ages 8–12 how to apply the teachings of basic catechism in short, easy-to-understand lessons drawing from contemporary life, scripture history, saints, and faith in action.

Crack the Biblical code with Luisito, a Cuban exile sent out on a secret religious mission under the eyes of spies! Themes include: communism, Latino culture, faith. #49007

The hilarious story of thirteen-year-old Gabe Carpenter, a genius who can’t even open his own locker. Themes include: self-acceptance, giftedness, humor.

$9.95 #06301

Some of the best-loved saints are profiled in a short-story format that includes biographical information, feast days, illustrations, and life applications!

$10.95 #26749


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7th & 8th Grade

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#49342 $9.95

Fantasy and reality converge as Carrie, a 13-year-old homeschooled girl, struggles to make sense of loss and new beginnings.



Gabe—St. Jude’s resident genius- is back for his final year… which means community service and a big decision about where to attend high school. Themes include: gifts and limitations, service, humor, and high school admissions. #31262 $9.95

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An adventure and romance story set against the backdrop of championship snowboarding, dealing with themes of judging others, stress #90542 $12.95 #11622 $14.95 #75358 $10.95 of celebrity status, and expectations. An intriguing story for teen girls about trauma, loss, the power of the rosary, and finding faith again.

This inspiring biography captures the spirit of a young man John Paul II has called “a man of the Beatitudes.”

An exciting historical novel for teens that takes place in the Middle Ages featuring Saint Wenceslas as told by his servant.


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#60132 $10.95

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Great summer reading from Pauline Books and Media  

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Great summer reading from Pauline Books and Media  

Published by Pauline Books and Media. Available in the US at In Canada, available through our Book Centre in Toronto. Visi...