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Martín De Porres

The Rose in the Desert
Schmidt, Gary D. (Book - 2012 )
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2013 Pura Belpre Award for Illustration As the illegitimate son of a Spanish nobleman and a former slave, Martin de Porres was born into extreme poverty. Even so, his mother begged the church fathers to allow him into the priesthood. Instead, Martin was accepted as a servant boy. But soon, the young man was performing miracles. Rumors began to fly around the city of a strange mulatto boy with healing hands, who gave first to the people of the barrios . Martin continued to serve in the church, until he was finally received by the Dominican Order, no longer called the worthless son of a slave, but rather a saint and the rose in the desert.
Authors: Schmidt, Gary D.
Title: Martín de Porres
the rose in the desert
Publisher: Boston : Clarion Books, 2012.
Characteristics: 32 p. :,col. ill. ;,28 cm.
Additional Contributors: Diaz, David
ISBN: 9780547612188
0547612184
Statement of Responsibility: written by Gary D. Schmidt ; illustrated by David Diaz
Study Program: Accelerated Reader AR LG 4.4 0.5 Quiz: 152089.
Subject Headings: Martín, de Porres, Saint, 1579-1639 Juvenile literature. Martín, de Porres, Saint, 1579-1639. Christian saints Peru Biography Juvenile literature. Christian saints Peru Biography.
Topical Term: Christian saints
Christian saints
LCCN: 2011025721
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