Who Was Mother Teresa? by Nancy Harrison
  

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Who Was Mother Teresa? by Nancy Harrison

Born a humble girl in what is now Albania, Agnes Bojaxhiu lived a charitable life. She pledged herself to a religious order at the age of 18 and chose the name Sister Teresa, after the patron saint of missionaries. While teaching in India, where famine and violence had devastated the poor, Teresa shed her habit and walked the streets of Calcutta tending to the needs of the destitute. Her charity work soon expanded internationally, and her name remains synonymous with compassion and devotion to the poor.

About the Author

Jim Gigliotti is a freelance writer based in Southern California. A former editor at the National Football League, he has written more than 50 books for all ages. His writing credits include biographies for young readers on Olympian Jesse Owens and baseball star Roberto Clemente.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
112 pages

Author

Nancy Harrison
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Publisher

Grosset and Dunlap

Publication date

1st June 2015

ISBN

9780448482996


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