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Summer 2013 Reading 1st Grade Forever You: A Book About Your Soul and Body

Awakens children to the joy and mystery of being human, building the foundations of their Christian faith. #27088 $12.95 USD

Shine: Choices to Make God Smile

Engaging, relatable examples of positive choices based on the fruits of the Holy Spirit help children develop Christian character. #71494 $10.95 USD

The 3 Trees

A story—adapted from a traditional Lebanese folktale— about three little trees that have their dreams come true in unexpected ways. #74264 $8.95 USD

Little Book of Saints, Volumes 1–6

These charmingly illustrated books introduce saints and blesseds from different times and places. Each story is connected to a child’s everyday experience and invites imitation of a virtue. $4.95 USD each Vol. 1: #45108 Vol. 2: #45116 Vol. 3: #45264 Vol. 4: #45272

Christopher Award Winners!

Vol. 5: #45302

Vol. 6: #45310

My First Book of Saints

Spanning various cultures, historical periods, and popularities, this compilation brings together stories of 62 holy men, women, and children. Including recent canonizations and beatifications, this collection offers a comprehensive and up-to-date library. #49170 $12.95 USD

2nd Grade

No Room Starring for Francie Francie Feisty, Catholic O’Leary heroine Francie looks for a clubhouse spot to call her very own and impress her friends. Themes include: family life, friendship, accepting differences. #5168X $6.95 USD

Francie gets the worst role in the class play, but soon discovers that there’s more than one way to be a star. Themes include: teamwork, humility, confidence. #7132X $6.95 USD

The Beautiful Story of Jesus

The Gospels come alive in this sensitively written, luminously illustrated story of the life of Jesus from the Annunciation through Pentecost. #11777 $15.95 USD

Joseph from Germany: The Life of Pope Benedict XVI for Children

From Joseph Ratzinger to Pope Benedict XVI, this illustrated biography journeys through the life of a contemporary hero. #39884 $2.95 USD

Karol from Poland: The Life of Pope John Paul II for Children

This illustrated biography captures the adventures and challenges that molded Pope John Paul II into a missionary of God’s unconditional love and mercy. #42095 $4.95 USD

Bible The Rosary Adventures Comic Book & Activities The Joyful, An interactive reading and activity book to encounter Bile stories from God’s creation to Jesus’s resurrection. #11998 $11.95 USD

Luminous, Sorrowful, and Glorious Mysteries come to life in this unique comic book representation with glossy illustration and simple language. #6479X $6.95 USD

The Saint Who Fought the Dragon: The Story of Saint George

This timeless story of Saint George teaches children about Christian history and inspires them to follow in the footsteps of a heroic saint. #71613 $10.95 USD

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3rd Grade

Catholic Quick Reads series

Jesus with Us: The Gift of the Eucharist

Saints and Their Stories Beginning with

Adventures of Saint Paul This illustrated, novelized biography captures Saint Paul’s adventures as he spreads the Good News of Jesus. #07869 $9.95 USD

An illustrated collection of informative and entertaining stories introducing eighteen popular saints. #71346 $19.95 USD Catholic Press Association Award

the importance of bread and wine and Abraham’s sacrifice, the origin of the Sacrament of the Eucharist and its history are traced right up to modern times. #4781X $6.95 USD

4th Grade


My Muslim Friend: A Young Catholic Learns About Islam

Pope John Paul II Comic Book Recounts the true-life story of a man who touched the whole world with the power of his love and who witnessed to his great faith and courage in Christ. #59575 $7.95 USD

Family Matters: Thirteen Short Stories

Stories about the frustrations of growing up. Themes include: heritage and identity, growing up, generational differences. #26944 $4.95 USD

Now You’re Cooking! Ten Short Stories With Recipes

Cooks up tales of friendship, fun, and food! Themes include: food, faith, cultures and traditions. #51671 $4.95 USD

Goodness Graces! Ten Short Stories about the Sacraments

Reflects on the importance of the sacraments. Themes include: faith, family life, church community. #31107 $4.95 USD

Encounter The Saints Series: Relatable biographies vividly recreate saints’ place of origin, family life, and relevant historical events.

My Jewish Friend: A Young Catholic Learns About Judaism

Mary, a Catholic girl, and Aisha, a Muslim girl, share their understandings of Catholicism and Islam. #48441 $2.95 USD

Christopher, a Catholic boy, and David, his Jewish best friend share their understandings of Catholicism and Judaism. #48573 $2.95 USD

Catholic Press Association Award

Mother to the Poor: The Story of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta The amazing story of one person who made a difference by helping the “poorest of the poor.” #48638 $14.95 USD

Saint Francis of Assisi: Gentle Revolutionary (#4) Francis abandons a life of privilege, riches, and war to follow God’s call to serve others. #70307 $7.95 USD

Saint Joan of Arc: God’s Soldier (#7)

A young woman is called by God to fight for France, embodying the faith and courage of the Christian life. #70331 $7.95 USD

Saint Gianna Beretta Molla: The Gift of Life (#29)

A selfless mother, loving wife, compassionate physician, and committed Catholic makes the ultimate sacrifice. #71826 $7.95 USD

Blessed John Paul II: Be Not Afraid (#28) An actor, poet, philosopher, priest, scholar, and pope, Blessed John Paul II brought the Good News to people of every continent. #11785 $7.95 USD

Saint Martin de Porres: Humble Healer (#19)

A religious brother uses his healing gifts to care for people of all races and nationalities. #70919 $7.95 USD

Saint Catherine Labouré: And Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal (#30) A farm girl turned religious sister is visited by Mary who requests that a medal, statue, and chapel be made in her honor. #72245 $7.95 USD

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5th & 6th Grades

Saint Bakhita of Sudan: Forever Free (#21)

From slave to Canossian Sister, this African saint’s engrossing life reveals a story about human dignity, courage, and forgiveness. #70943 $7.95 USD

Saint Isaac Jogues: With Burning Heart (#12) A heroic Jesuit priest desires to bring Jesus to the Native Americans he encounters in the wilderness of the New World. #70633 $7.95 USD

Saint Damien of Molokai: Hero of Hawaii (#25) When the Hawaiian government quarantines leprosy patients to Molokai, Damien volunteers to minister to the sick. #71265 $7.95 USD

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Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati: Journey to the Summit (#18) The biography of a prankster, athletic achiever, and helper of the poor known as an “avalanche of life.” #11653 $7.95 USD

Saint André Bessette: Miracles in Montreal (#27)

A man’s great devotion to Saint Joseph and his prayers for those in need miraculously heals and helps thousands of people. #71400 $7.95 USD

Encounter The Saints Series

Saint Kateri Tekakwitha: Courageous Faith (#31)

A MohawkAlgonquin girl experiences loss, ostracism, and religious persecution, yet courageously holds on to her faith. #72504 $7.95 USD

Saint Maximilian Kolbe: Mary’s Knight (#10)

A Franciscan Father forms an “army” for Mary, using the printing press to spread the Gospel, and sacrifices his life to save an Auschwitz prisoner. #70455 $7.95 USD

Saint Edith Stein: Blessed by the Cross (#5) A Jewish convert to Catholicism is deported to Auschwitz but maintains her faith and confidence in God. #70366 $7.95 USD

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Anna Mei, Cartoon Girl

Anna Mei has an unusual name, an adoptive family, and an unknown past in China. How will she ever fit in? Themes include: adoption, moving, family life. #07885 $4.95 USD

Anna Mei, Blessing in Disguise

Anna Mei copes Anna Mei, with seventh Escape Artist grade—plus Anna Mei an annoying discovers what “boy genius” real life—and from Beijing friendship—are who reopens all about. Themes old questions. include: conflict Themes include: resolution, identity, cultural friendship, serious differences, illness. stereotyping. #0794X #07966 $4.95 USD $4.95 USD

57 Stories of Saints

Some of the best-loved saints are profiled in a shortstory format that includes biographical information, feast days, and illustrations! #26812 $16.95 USD

Stepping Stones: The Comic Collection

A group of friends faces peer pressure, bullying, relationships, and more! #71184 $9.95 USD

Saint Bernadette: The Miracle of Lourdes

Lourdes, France: February 1958—in a small grotto near the Gave River, a fourteenyear old girl named Bernadette sees a beautiful young woman surrounded by light. #71311 $8.95 USD


Saint Joan of Arc: Quest for Peace 1429, the Hundred Years’ War: Operating under God’s command, a seventeen-year old girl leads the French army to an improbable victory. #71303 $8.95 USD

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7th & 8th Grades

Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati: An Ordinary Christian

This inspiring biography captures the spirit of a young man John Paul II has called “a man of the Beatitudes.” #11629 $9.95 USD

How to Survive the Rest of Your Life: A Practical User’s Guide

A survival kit full of practical tools for living out the Catholic faith in your daily life. #40363 $11.95 USD

Teens Share the Word Teens who have experienced the power of the Word of God in their lives share their experiences. #7437X $9.95 USD

God’s Plan for You: Life, Love, Marriage, & Sex


New Teen Fiction!

John Paul II’s vision of the human person is made accessible— and exciting— through answering questions about life, relationships, and sexuality. #45175 $16.95 USD

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The Locket’s Secret

Fantasy and reality converge as Carrie, a 13-year-old homeschooled girl, struggles to make sense of loss and new beginnings. Themes include: family, fantasy, grief. #74841 $8.95 USD

Mission Libertad A historical novel about Luisito, a Cuban exile set out on a secret religious mission under the eyes of spies. Themes include: communism, Latino culture, faith. #49006 $9.95 USD

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