B3228 The Young Life of Pope John Paul II (Book)
By Claire Jordan Mohan. Follow Karol Wojtyla’s boyhood and young manhood as he plays soccer, goes to school, skis in his beloved Polish mountains, discovers his talents in acting, and wonders about God’s plan for his life. Feel his sadness on the deaths of his mother, brother and father. Discover with him the wonder of his priestly vocation. Sensitively written, this story will be a treasured gift for children and anyone who loved the late Holy Father. Lifelike dialog and beautiful pen-and-ink illustrations make real the boy Karol, known as “Lolek." Includes quotations from our beloved Pope, chronology, glossary, index and a map of Poland. 64 pp. Softcover.