- ISBN: 0819890456, 9780819890450
- Page count: 152
- Published: 2015-08-28
- Format: Paperback
- Publisher: Pauline Books & Media
- Author: Emily Beata Marsh FSP
Introduce readers ages 9-12 to a saint known worldwide for his work with youth and who understood how to help children both love God and have fun, using their youthful energy for good. This 34th volume of the beloved Encounter the Saints series recounts the life story of Saint John Bosco, the founder of the Salesians. It offers a fascinating look at the life of the man who built a legacy of hope for countless children, which still continues today.
The "Encounter the Saints" series offers readers ages 9-12 down-to-earth portrayals of the saints who faced many of the same challenges we do. Each story vividly recreates the saint's life, including the place of origin, family life, and corresponding historical events. The engaging dialogue and illustrations make it easy to relate to the saints and provide excellent role models for boys and girls.