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Martin de Porres: The Rose in the Desert


Book Description

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 peop... More

Book Information
PublisherHoughton Mifflin Harcourt
BindingKindle Edition (2 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages32
ISBN-10B005OCGU8K
Publication Date06/26/2012
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About Gary D. Schmidt (Author) : Gary Schmidt is a professor of English at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He received both a Newbery Honor and a Printz Honor for Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy and a Newbery Honor fo... more
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About David Diaz (Illustrator) : David Diaz is a published author and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of David Diaz include De colores: Bright With Colors, The Castle Corona, Po... more
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