Martin De Porres: The Rose in the Desert
The story of Saint Martín de Porres--an endearing tale of perseverance, faith, and triumph over racial and economic prejudice.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Single parent; Biracial; Interracial; Bicultural; single mother; single father; biracial child; mixed races; interracial parents; two cultures
Black (African) / Hispanic (Spaniard)
Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature, 2013, Honor, Non Fiction
Pura Belpre Award, 2013, Winner, Illustrator
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2013 Religion
Booklist Book Review Stars, 2012
Booklist Top 10 Religion and Spirituality Books for Youth, 2012
Building STEAM with Dia, 2014 Information in English and Chinese
Choices, 2013 Biography And Autobiography
Notable Children's Books, 2013 Younger Readers
Christianity; Christian saints; Spain; slave; poverty; miracles; mulatto; apprenticeship; healing
Schmidt, Gary D., "Martin De Porres: The Rose in the Desert" (2012). Diverse Families. 723.