Martin de Porres, the Rose in the Desert

Activity Guide by Kathleen Pelley

marttindeporresMartin de Porres, the Rose in the Desert, written by Gary D. Schmidt and illustrated by Caldecott-winning illustrator, David Diaz, paints the portrait of Saint Martin de Porres, who confronted racial and economic prejudice in seventeenth century Peru.

Ages: Suitable for ages 6 and up.

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