Uncover the 'sunshine' of a Mohawk-Algonquin girl who experiences loss, ostracism, and religious persecution, yet courageously holds on to her faith. Perfect for ages 9-12, this 31st volume in the Encounter the Saints series familiarizes children with the first Native American woman to be declared a saint. Her life story is set within colonialism that brought undesirable consequences and tribal tensions that intensified with the arrival of Christian missionaries
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.
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