Books tagged: catholic schools

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Chasing Grace: A Novel of Odd Redemption
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,280. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Cathy Callahan runs away at age ten to escape her mother’s abuse and find God. After thirty years of funny, brutal, uplifting adventures, she finds unexpected grace in the last place she thinks to look. This is a raw, humorous look at spiritual coming of age, at unconventional ways to heal deep emotional wounds, and at finding greater purpose in surprising places despite desperate odds.
My Marian Year
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You set the price! Words: 123,640. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A fictional auto-biography describing the daily life of a ten-year-old boy growing up in a Catholic working class family in suburban Auckland, New Zealand, in 1954. The suthor's simple, unvarnished, plain language gives the reader a taste of daily life in suburban New Zealand in 1954. Full of detail and always informative, entertaining and amusing.
Sometimes a Warm Rain Falls
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,950. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Sometimes A Warm Rain Falls is a young adult novel about growing up in the old mill town of Lowell, Massachusetts during the 1960s. More specifically, it tells about the relationship between Noel and Guy, two mismatched friends who end up forming an unlikely bond.
Catholic Education and the Promise of School Choice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,380. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by Acton Institute. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Education
American education is in crisis. Many public schools, especially those serving students of challenging socio-economic backgrounds, fail to provide the training necessary to succeed in a modern, global economy. Meanwhile, Catholic schools, traditionally the bastions of excellent academic and moral formation, suffer from funding shortages and lack of mission clarity.