God's Icebreaker by Jill A. Boughton
The Life and Adventures of Father Ted Hesburgh of Notre Dame

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This is the first biography of Father Ted Hesburgh, C.S.C., written especially for young readers. Pre-teens and teens will enjoy reading the fascinating stories of this remarkable priest who, like an icebreaker, broke down barriers of prejudice, injustice and distrust as he worked tirelessly for God, Country and Notre Dame.

Older readers as well will find in these pages the inspiration and motivation that comes from reading about the values, faith and perseverance of a man whose life has made a difference in the lives of countless numbers of people across the globe.

His devotion to the Church, higher education, civil rights and world peace have earned Father Hesburgh a place among the honored leaders of our time. His story invites readers to find in their faith the values worth striving for and living every day.
 

About Jill A. Boughton

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Julie Walters has written several books for children and adults. She and her husband, Clem are members of an ecumenical Christian Community called the People of Praise. She is the mother of four and grandmother of eleven and lives in South Bend, Indiana. Thea Kliros is a graduate of the Yale School of Design. She creates editorial, advertising, and book illustration for U.S. and European clients, including Macmillan, Scholastic, Simon & Schuster, William Morrow. Her illustrations have garnered awards from the Society of Illustrators, American Illustration Today, and others. She resides in New York City.
 
Published October 3, 2013 by Corby Books. 196 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Religion & Spirituality.