Book Review-Adventures of Faith, Hope, and Charity: Finding Patience
Amazon Summary of Adventures of Faith, Hope and Charity: Finding Patience (Volume 1)
Looking for a little help in teaching your child patience? Do you want something that is educational, but at the same time entertaining? Adventures of Faith, Hope, and Charity: Finding Patience is educational and entertaining, and God is at the forefront of this story. This book offers parents and educators a means for reinforcing the need for patience, and how to make that all happen. It offers children a delightful tale that includes puppies!!! Eight-year-old, Faith Livingstone, just moved to town and is about to enter a new school. She wants to make new friends fast; to feel like she belongs in her new surroundings. It can’t happen fast enough for Faith! This book is age appropriate for Kindergarten through Second Grade.
Author Virginia Lieto’s first book in the “Adventures of Faith, Hope and Charity” series is a charming children’s book for the young reader. It is the story of a family of five who re-locate over the summer due to the father’s new job. When the three children return to school, the oldest, Faith, worries that she has not made any new friends immediately at her new school. The mother comforts her and advises her to pray for patience. In fact, the entire family supports her by praying that she acquire patience. The ending is delightful. It is beautifully illustrated with full-color pictures, which add to the beauty of this inspiring and uplifting story. Adventures of Faith, Hope, and Charity: Finding Patience is a wonderful book to read-aloud with your children to help them cope with situations that require patience. This is a great book for both home and the classroom, as it teaches valuable lessons about friendship and patience.
About the Author
Virginia Lieto is an adjunct professor at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine, where she teaches theology and also obtained her Master of Arts Degree in Pastoral Theology. You can find her blogging about the virtues at virginialieto.com. Virginia loves living in the South, where the weather is warm, the southern cuisine is finest, and the hospitality is genuine. She lives in Harrisburg, NC, with her husband, Nick.
This review of Adventures of Faith, Hope, and Charity: Finding Patience will also appear on An Open Book at Carolyn Astfalk’s My Scribbler’s Heart blog and at Catholic Mom.
~ copyright Jean M. Heimann August 2017