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The period of Divided Christendom began with the Protestant Revolt in 1517 when Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses and ended with the outbreak of the French Revolution in 1789.

St. Ignagius TAN.jpg St. Ignatius of Loyola
By F.A. Forbes. Life of the Basque soldier and founder of the Jesuits. Written for adults, but accessible to ages 12+.


By Right of Conquest
By G.A. Henty. A PrestonSpeed Publication.

In the early 1500's Roger Hawkshaw journeys to the Spanish controlled Caribbean territory with his father Reuben, an English sea captain. Young Hawkshaw becomes stranded in a strange land. In God's good providence Roger is befriended by natives and eventually meets the courageous explorer Hernando Cortez. The conquest of Mexico by a small band of resolute men under the magnificent leadership of Cortez is always rightly ranked amongst the most stirring and daring exploits in history. By Right of Conquest is a welcomed respite from the biased historical accounts that have made their way into "children's literature." Date: 1595 Location: South America, Mexico Main Event: Spanish Conquest of Mexico


Ignatius and Jesuits.gif Saint Ignatius and the Jesuits
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The stoyr of St. Ignatius, founder of the Jesuit Order. A Vision book. Ages 10+.


Philip of Joyous Heart.gif Saint Philip Neri
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A Vision Book by Francis Connolly. St. Philip Neri (1515-1595) was a great friend of the poor of Rome, a tireless worker for Christ, and founder of the Oratorians. Counselor to popes and cardinals, Philip never ceased, even in his old age, to make jokes, to play with his pets, to tease, to amuse, to show that it is a joyous heart that wins friends to Christ. Ages 10+.


Ed Campion.jpg Edmund Campion
By Harold Gardiner S.J. A dramatic account of the colorful and courageous life and death of the martyr, St. Edmund Campion, "hero of God's underground" during the persecutions of the Catholic Church in England in the 1500's. A Vision Book. Ages 10+.


Louis de Montfort.jpg St. Louis de Montfort
By Mary Fabyan Windeatt. Louis-marie Grignion (1673-1716) was a gifted orator and promoter of the True Devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary. He founded the Company of Mary and the Sisters of Wisdom. Ages 10+.


Lepanto.jpg Lepanto
by G. K. Chesterton. Story of the great naval battle between Don Juan of Austria and Ali Pasha that saved Christian Europe from a Muslim invasion in 1571.


If You Contitution.jpg If You Were There When They Signed the Constitution
If you were there when they signed the Constitution you would see why the Constituion is called a miracle, what was missing from the Constitution, what was the Great Compromise? In this book, you'll find answers to these questions and 47 others. Agers 10+.


song at scaffold.jpg The Song at the Scaffold (paperback)
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By Gertrude von La Forte. An intense story based on the historic martyrdom of 16 Carmelite nuns during the Reign of Terror as seen through the eyes of one sister. Excellent reading for mature students. Paperback. 16+.


Song at Hardcover.jpg The Song at the Scaffold (hardback)
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By Gertrude von La Forte. An intense story based on the historic martyrdom of sixteen Carmelite nuns during the Reign of Terror as seen through the eyes of one sister. Excellent reading for mature students. Hardback. 16+.


Prot Reformation in Eng.jpg Protestant Reformation in England and Ireland
By William Cobbett. Written by a Protestant over seventy-five years ago, this book is filled with amazing detail and interesting facts. It tells the true causes and real results of the disasterous "reform." Ages 16+.


Pirates, A Magic Tree House Book
By Mary Pope Osborne. A fun and interesting way to practice research skills. Answer questions like: "What were pirates really?" and "Where did they bury their treasure?"


John Masais.jpg Saint John Masias
by Mary Fabyan Windeatt. Born in Spain, John (1585-1645) became a Dominican brother and traveled to the New World. As a humble gatekeeper of the monastery in Lima, Peru, he worked countless miracles and converted thousands. Ages 10+.


OLOG and Conquest.gif Our Lady of Guadalupe and the Conquest of Darkness
by Warren Carroll. Fast-paced historical account of Cortes's conquest of the Azrtecs in the early 1500's. Told from a Catholic point of view. Ages 14+


Francis Solano.jpg Saint Francis Solano
By Mary Fabyan Windeatt. A Spanish Franciscan (1549-1610) Francis traveled to South America to become "wonder-worker of the New World" and the apostle to Argentina and Peru. Ages 10+


Race for Heaven logo.gif St. Francis Solano Race for Heaven Study Guide
A guide to reading the story of St. Francis Solano, (1549-1610) wonder-worker of the New World and Apostle to Argentina and Peru. Includes vocabulary, geographical information, spiritual enrichment, more.


St. Rose.jpg Saint Rose of Lima
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By Mary Fabyan Windeatt. A contemporary of St. Martin de Porres and Francis Solano, Rose Flores (1586-1617) was a Third Order Dominican and the first canonized saint born in the New World. Ages 10+


Martin de Porres.jpg Saint Martin de Porres
By Mary Fabyan Windeatt. Martin (c. 1579-1639) was son to a Negro mother and a Spanish father, and therefore an outcast in 16th century Peru. Yet at his death, the whole city honored him. Ages 10+.


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St. Martin de Porres

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By Janet McKenzie. St. Benedict (480-547). Designed and published by a homeschooling mother of five, these study guides are filled with informative, inspiring and practical information that enriches and extends the pleasure of reading the Mary Fabyan Windeatt biographies. Include activities for vocabulary, geography, timelines, catechism, comprehension, deductive inference and personal holiness. As stand-alone projects the guides are great, but they also make an excellent addition to any Catholic history program. Ages 8-13.


The Spirits of '76
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Biographical accounts of the Founding Fathers that are enlightened by a Catholic perspective. 15+


Guns for GW.gif Guns for General Washington
By Seymour Reit. Historical fiction based on the arduous journey that brought cannons from Fort Ticonderoga to Boston in time to turn the tide of the war. Ages 9+.


Marquette.gif Father Marquette and the Great River
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A Vision Book. Exploration of the Mississippi River. Ages 10+.


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By Milton Lomask.


Decision in Philly.jpg Decision in Philadelphia
By C. and J. Collier. "The best popular history of the Constitutional Convention available, casting many of the Founding Fathers in a new light," writes Library Journal. Complete text of the Articles of Confederation and Constitution. Ages 15+.


Johnny Tremain.jpg Johnny Tremain
By Esther Forbes. Historical fiction of the American Revolution. Newbery Award winner.


Tale of two Cities.jpg A Tale of Two Cities
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By Charles Dickens. Unabridged. Historical novel. An exciting and romantic tale set in Revolutionary France. Ages 14+.


Amistad.jpg The Story of Amistad
By Emma Gelders Sterne. This gripping, fast-paced book tells the dramatic true story of the epic 1839 voyage of the schooner Amistad, and her cargo of Africans bound for slavery in the New World. Under leadership of Cinque, a young African farmer, they revolt and seize the ship. An important moment in American history retold for young people. Ages 10+


Race for Heaven logo.gif RACE for HEAVEN Study Guide St. Louis de Montfort
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by Janet McKenzie. A helpful resource for understanding the historical, geographical and spiritual setting for the life of this marvelous saint.


St. Margaret.jpg St. Margaret Mary
By Mary Fabyan Windeatt. Born in burgundy, France, Margaret (1647-1690) was a Sister of the Visitation and founder of the devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Ages 10+.


Conquest of New Spain
By Bernal Diaz. The defeat of the Aztecs by Hernan Cortes and his samll band of adventurers is one of the most startling military feats in history. Diaz was one of Cortes's generals and a eye-witness to everything he recounts (1519-1521). I couldn't put it down! Ages 15+.


Marie Chap.jpg Marie Chapdelaine
by Louis Hemon. This beautiful, hard bound book encases an even more beautiful story about New France, about devotion to duty, faithfulness to the Church, and love of God, in spite of great hardship, sadness and the hardships of nature. Ages 14+