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Martín De Porres

The Rose In The Desert

By Gary D Schmidt

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.

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Publish Date

2012

ISBN

0547612184


Format: Book
Author: Schmidt, Gary D
Summary: Shares the story of the mixed-race saint known for his healing miracles and advocacy of orphaned children, tracing his rise from slavery to becoming an esteemed member of the Dominican Order.
Title: Martín de Porres : the rose in the desert / written by Gary D. Schmidt ; illustrated by David Diaz.
Publisher Date: Boston : Clarion Books, 2012.
Subject: Martín, de Porres, Saint, 1579-1639 -- Juvenile literature. Christian saints -- Peru -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Isbn: 0547612184 9780547612188
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 14
System Items Total: 14
Call Number: CB Martin
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Bib Id: 409556

Format: Book
Author: Schmidt, Gary D.
Summary: Shares the story of the mixed-race saint known for his healing miracles and advocacy of orphaned children, tracing his rise from slavery to becoming an esteemed member of the Dominican Order.
Title: Martín de Porres : the rose in the desert / written by Gary D. Schmidt ; illustrated by David Diaz.
Publisher, Date: Boston : Clarion Books, 2012.
Description: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Subjects: Martín, de Porres, Saint, 1579-1639 -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Christian saints -- Peru -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Other Author: Diaz, David
LCCN: 2011025721
ISBN: 0547612184
ISBN: 9780547612188
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 14
Total Copies: 14
Call Number: CB Martin