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The holy twins : Benedict and Scholastica

Author: Kathleen Norris; Tomie DePaola
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fictionalized biography of Saints Benedict and Scholastica, twins who lived in sixth-century Italy. Their humanity rather than their saintliness is emphasized. Ages 4-9.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Benedict, Saint Abbot of Monte Cassino; Scholastica, Saint; Benedict, Saint Abbot of Monte Cassino.; Scholastica, Saint; Benedict, Saint Abbot of Monte Cassino.; Scholastica, Saint
Material Type: Biography, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Norris; Tomie DePaola
ISBN: 0399234241 9780399234248
OCLC Number: 44650795
Description: 1 v. ( unpaged ) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Responsibility: written by Kathleen Norris ; illustrated by Tomie De Paola.

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A fictionalized biography of Saints Benedict and Scholastica, twins who lived in sixth-century Italy. Their humanity rather than their saintliness is emphasized. Ages 4-9.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-07-28) Good Permalink

     A fictionalized biography of the 6th century twins, Scholastica and Benedict, whose religious lives and beliefs led to their sainthood. Though well written and beautifully illustrated, this book will have limited appeal to elementary students for pleasure reading, but may...
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