Elizabeth Ann Seton: Saint for a New Nation [NOOK Book]

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Elizabeth Ann Seton (1774-1821), whose name graces many schools, hospitals and parishes, is our first U.S.-born saint. Who was this extraordinary woman? Julie Walters, in this charming book aimed at young adults, brings Elizabeth to life and reveals the events that shaped her character and spirituality.

The author describes vividly and movingly Elizabeth's struggles as a child, teen, wife, mother and foundress of the American Sisters of Charity. As a result, readers will feel ...

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Elizabeth Ann Seton: Saint for a New Nation

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Overview

Elizabeth Ann Seton (1774-1821), whose name graces many schools, hospitals and parishes, is our first U.S.-born saint. Who was this extraordinary woman? Julie Walters, in this charming book aimed at young adults, brings Elizabeth to life and reveals the events that shaped her character and spirituality.

The author describes vividly and movingly Elizabeth's struggles as a child, teen, wife, mother and foundress of the American Sisters of Charity. As a result, readers will feel that they are peering into her soul, thoughts, emotions, struggles, sense of humor and love of God.

Reader appeal:
--a role model for teens of a tough-minded woman living a difficult life with immense strength, purpose, and character.
--an informative yet easily-read book for adults.

About the Author:
Julie Walters, the author of several children's books, lives in South Bend, IN.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781616436247
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication date: 5/1/2002
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 664,875
  • File size: 476 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 11, 2013

    Horible book!!!!!

    If i could do zero stars i would because this book does not even teach me about her at all! This was a waist of money and time and if you are reading this then you should listen to me.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 30, 2013

    I love St. Elizabeth Anne Seton!!!!!!!!!

    I love Elizabeth Anne Seton!!!!!!! She is so cool!!!! She had a feally sad life though. But she is so awsome!!!!

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