June 22: Memorial of St. Thomas More

Thomas More: Faith-Filled Father by Barbara Yoffie This book is part of Liguori Publication’s Saints and Me collection, which is a growing collection of small paperback books about saints for kids age 4-9.  The text in this book moves extremely quickly, and there are a plentiful number of pictures, so […]

Picture Books to Celebrate Solemnities for Christ!

These differ from Christmas books, which focus on Christ’s birth, and Lent or Easter books, which celebrate His death and resurrection.  Although the following books may incorporate some of those themes, they are primarily stories of Christ’s entire life, or His adult ministry.  This means they are great for any […]

Solemnities for Christ: board books

Here are some fantastic board books that celebrate the life of Christ.  They are perfect for any time of the year, but particularly handy for the string of solemnities that begin with Pentecost every year.  These board books are for toddlers and preschoolers; I have a separate post here for […]

June 23: Memorial of St. Audrey

A Necklace of Virtues: A Story of St. Audrey by Calee Lee; illustrated by Turbo Qualls This book is a delight!  How many picture books of saints can I honestly say that about?  Not too many.  If you have daughters, and especially if you have daughters interested in all-things-princess, this […]

June 9: Memorial of St. Columba

If you are looking for a decent picture book about St. Columba, and the spread of Christianity from Ireland to Scotland, you should check out: Across a Dark and Wild Sea by Don Brown This picture book is perfect for young children, and has some interesting tidbits for older children, […]