This Vision Book for youth 9-15 years old tells the exciting, inspirational story of the great French saint of charity, St. Vincent de Paul. From his days of youth as a shepherd boy to his slavery in North Africa, his escape to France, his priestly service to the poor and to abandoned children, his founding of both the Vincentian Order and the Daughters of Charity, clashes with the Jansenists and his political adventures at court, this dramatic story of Vincent de Paul is sure to inspire all readers. Illustrated.
Margaret Ann Hubbard was born in North Dakota and educated at the University of Minnesota and the Goodman School of Theater, Chicago. She wrote numerous books including A Crown for Carly, Halloran's Hill, Thunderhead Mountain, Murder Takes the Veil, and another book in the Vision Books series, Vincent de Paul: Saint of Charity.