Dorothy Day was born in NYC in 1897 and passed away in 1980. She was considered a radical in her time and fought tirelessly for a woman's right to vote and was active in the peace movement. She established Hospitality Houses for people in need. She was inspired by the Catholic faith and converted to Catholicism in 1927. She came from a wealthy family but lived among the poor. This book is of interest for children and adults.
Claire Jordan Mohan is a best-selling author of books for young children.She is well-known for her captivating biographies of saints and beloved holy men and women of our day. Her books, A Red Rose for Frania and The Young Life of Pope John Paul II were hand-delivered to our Holy Father. After retiring from full-time teaching, Claire tutored at Graterford Prison and taught CCD at her parish church. Claire, the mother of five children, is a graduate of Little Flower Catholic High School. She began college as a late bloomer and at the age of 58, she graduated summa cum laude from Villanova University, where she was valedictorian of her class. Her other titles include: A Red Rose for Frania, Kaze's True Home, The Young Life of Pope John Paul II, The Young Life of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Give Me Jesus, Katie - The Young Life of Mother Katherine Drexel, Saint Maximilian Kolbe - The Story of the Two Crowns and The Young Life of Sister Faustina. She has also written several books about Pope Benedict XVI. Contact Patricia Gallagher for information and speaker presentations. www.patriciausa.com