Dorothy Day: A Catholic Life of Action (Spiritual Biographies for Young Readers)
Dorothy Day lived through the Depression and two World Wars and walked out her beliefs in very practical ways: providing food for the bodies and souls of New Yorkers and eventually creating the Catholic Worker movement. This young person’s biography reader lays out the life of an individual who was made for “such a time such as this.” After reading the biography, direct students to the orange “Now It’s Your Turn” pages which suggest ideas for students to practice activities that Dorothy lived in her life. Part of the Spiritual Biographies for Young Readers series, this book includes an Important Events timeline, an Important Words to know page and a dustjacket. 29 pgs, hc. ~ Ruth
This colorful book introduces you to the world of Dorothy Day, one of the most amazing people of the twentieth century. You will be inspired as you learn about Day's lifefrom her efforts to further peace and equality as a young woman to her work helping the hungry and homeless with food, shelter, and unconditional loveand her belief that we all have the power to make the world a better place.
Through enjoyable biography, activities inspired by Dorothy Day's values and beliefs, and Day's own words, Dorothy Day: A Catholic Life of Action will show you how to stand up for your beliefs and lead a life that inspires those around you to do the same.