This engaging introduction to Dorothy Day will show you how one person can accomplish big things.
This colorful book introduces you to the world of Dorothy Day, one of the most amazing people of the twentieth century. You will be inspired as you learn about Day’s life—from her efforts to further peace and equality as a young woman to her work helping the hungry and homeless with food, shelter, and unconditional love—and her belief that we all have the power to make the world a better place.
Through enjoyable biography, activities inspired by Dorothy Day’s values and beliefs, and Day’s own words, Dorothy Day: A Catholic Life of Action will show you how to stand up for your beliefs and lead a life that inspires those around you to do the same.
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About the Author
Maura D. Shaw is the author of several books for young readers, including the award-winning Ten Amazing People: And How They Changed the World, the historical novel Owl's Journey, and Gandhi: India's Great Soul. Her nondenominational handbook of Earth-honoring activities for parents and children, Celebrating the Great Mother, is popular with families and groups.
Stephen Marchesi has created numerous drawings for textbooks, magazines, and picture books, including Martin Luther King, Jr. and the March on Washington; Meet Abraham Lincoln; Mary McLeod Bethune: Voice of Black Hope; and Mars: The Red Planet. A graduate of Pratt Institute, his books have been on the Children's Book Council bestsellers list and on the Bank Street College Children's Book of the Year lists.