Jan 28, 2013 Peter rated it really liked it. Very good biography of Nobel Laureate and champion of the poor, Mother Theresa. PATRICIA REILLY GIFF is the author of many beloved books for children, including the Kids of the Polk Street School books, the Friends and Amigos books, and the Polka Dot Private Eye books. Several of her novels for older readers have been chosen as ALA-ALSC Notable Books and ALA-YALSA Best Books for Young Adults.
A biography emphasizing the early years of the nun who is world renowned for her work with the poor, sick, and uneducated in India and in other parts of the world.
Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu (born Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu, Albanian: ; 26 August 1910 – 5 September 1997), commonly known as Mother Teresa and honoured in the Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of Calcutta, was an Albanian-Indian Roman.
Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu (born Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu, Albanian: ; 26 August 1910 – 5 September 1997), commonly known as Mother Teresa and honoured in the Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of Calcutta, was an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary.
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By (author) Patricia Reilly Giff, Illustrated by Ted Lewin. This "biography of Mother Teresa traces the nun's life from her childhood in Macedonia to her receipt of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 and subsequent celebrity. Grades three to si. (Bull Cent Child Books) show more.
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Another good book about Mother Teresa is Mother Teresa: Sister to the Poor by Patricia Reilly Giff. Benchmark . Define philanthropy as the giving and sharing of time, talent, or treasure intended for the common good. II Philanthropy and Civil Society. On a wall map locate the city of Calcutta, India, and where we live in the United States. Locate (on individual desk maps, if possible): New Delhi, the Himalayan Mountains, the Ganges River, the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea, and the Indian Ocean. Give students the Mother Teresa of Calcutta Quiz (Handout One). Day Four: Have students write about Mother Teresa.
From then on, Mother Teresa reached out to the poor and needy each day, fulfilling His desire to radiate love .
From then on, Mother Teresa reached out to the poor and needy each day, fulfilling His desire to radiate love, kindness and compassion. Starting off all alone, Mother Teresa was soon joined by voluntary helpers, most of which were former students and teachers, who accompanied her in her mission to fulfil His vision.
During her lifelong service to the poorest of the poor
During her lifelong service to the poorest of the poor . After Mother Teresa’s passing and during her path to eventual sainthood, it was revealed through her personal correspondence that she endured a decades-long dark night of the soul in which God seemed agonizingly absent. Despite her private anguish, she carried on her mission of love on behalf of the poor, eventually understanding that this dark night too had purpose.