CAtholic children's stories

Sisters of the Last Straw: The Case of the Christmas Tree Capers

Author: Karen Kelly Boyce Illustrator: Sue Anderson Gioulis Age: 6 – 12 Book Number Five in this wonderful series of books is all about Christmas.  In fact this book is my favourite 2022 Christmas book of the year for teens and children. I’ve read a few of the Sisters of the Last Straw series, and […]

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Chime Travelers: The Sign of the Carved Cross and The Whisper in the Ruins.

Title: The Sign of the Carved Cross Author: Lisa M. Hendey Illustrator: Jenn Bower Publisher: Servant, and imprint of Franciscan Media  Age Range: 8 – 13 I enjoyed this story aimed at the 7 –   10 years age group.  Young readers will relate to our main character’s problem:  she’s being rude to the new girl

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Anything But Groovy : Catholic Teen Book set in 1974

Author: Amanda Lauer Publisher: Full Quiver Publishing Age Range: 10 -14 I never get tired of reading time travel stories.  Amanda Lauer took me down memory lane with this story of twelve-year-old Morgan who is transported back in time to 1974 and finds herself in her mother’s body, living her mother’s life. Following a bump

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I Am God’s Storyteller: such a great Catholic book

Author: Lisa Hendey Illustrator: Eric Carlson Age Range: baby to about 10 -11 Publisher: Paraclete Press My favourite story books are the ones that you can read to the whole family.  This gorgeous book by the brilliant Lisa Hendey will be enjoyed by all children regardless of their age or level of understanding. What is

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