Sunday, October 30, 2022

November Catholic Kids' Book List

November Catholic Kids Book List

Below are a few favorite titles that fit well with devotions and feast days this month! This list contains Amazon Affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase, I earn a small commission at no cost to you. I'd also love to encourage you to shop directly with the publisher or with your local bookshop, or try to request these at your local library! I'm sure I've missed some books that would be great for this month, so feel free to add your own recommendations in the comments! You can find my giant list of Catholic Kid Books by topic here.

All Month- All Saints Day!
Cloud of Witnesses- Warner, Katie
You Were Born to Be a Saint, Kortnee Senn
Sleepytime Saints: A to Z- Michael and Marcy Kelleher
An Alphabet of Saints
Lily Lolek, Future Saint, Warner, Katie
Saintly Rhymes for Modern Times- Bausch, Megan
Picture Book of Saints- Lovasik, Fr. (and others in series)
Saints for Young Readers for Every Day- Wallace, Susan
Light of Heaven: A Children's Book of Saints, Adalee Hude
Light of Heaven, Saints Coloring Book, by Adalee Hude
Fools for Heaven, Stephanie Petters
Light of the Saints, Cory Heimann
In the Footsteps of the Saints (any in series)
Loyola Kids Book of Saints- Welborn, Amy
Saints and Their Stories- Giraldo, Maria Loretta
Saints Tell Their Stories- Mitchell, Paula
Our Friends in Heaven, Volume 1 & 2- The Daughters of St. Paul
Saints Around the World- Hunter-Kilmer, Meg
Heroes of Virtue- Sheridan, Robert
How to Be a Hero- Harrell, Julia
The Book of Saints and Heroes- Lang, Andrew
Ablaze: Stories of Daring Teen Saints- Swaim, Colleen
Radiate: More Stories of Daring Teen Saints- Swaim, Colleen
Stories of the Saints: Bold and Inspiring Tales of Adventure, Grace, and Courage
A Saint a Day: 365 True Stories of Faith and Heroism, Meredith Hines
The Saint Chronicles (Series)- Multiple Authors
Illustrated Lives of the Saints- Hoever, Hugo
Complaints of the Saints- Hill, Sr. Mary Lea
Encyclopedia of Saints- Bunson
In Caelo et in Terra: 365 Days with the Saints- The Daughters of St. Paul
Brilliant: 25 Catholic Scientists, Mathematicians, and Supersmart People- David Michael Warren and Jaclyn Warren
Pray for Us: 75 Saints who Sinned, Suffered, and Struggled on Their Way to Holiness, Meg Hunter-Kilmer (For older kids, contains more sensitive topics)

All Month- Black Catholic History Month
Fr. Augustus Tolton- Liturgical Training Press
Julia Greely- Secret Angel to the Poor, Maura Roan McKeegan
Black Catholics on the Road to Sainthood, Michael Heinlein
Thea Bowman: We are Beloved, Karianna Frey
From Slave to Priest: The Inspirational Story of Fr. Augustus Tolton, Hemesath
Abba Moses, Andrew Votipka

11/2- All Souls Day
Heaven is a Wonderful Place
Today Someone I Loved Passed Away
Sometimes Life is Just Not Fair: Hope for Kids Through Grief and Loss

Saints & Feast Days
11/3- St. Martin de Porres
Mother Cabrini: Missionary to the World- Keyes
11/17- St. Elizabeth of Hungary
Saint Elizabeth's Three Crowns- Thompson
11/18- St. Rose Philippine Duchesne
The Life of Jesus- Alex, Ben
11/23- St. Clement of Rome
The Miraculous Medal- Mary Fabyan Windeatt
11/28- St. Catherine Laboure
Saint Catherine Laboure- Trouve

11/27- First Sunday of Advent
A Little Camel for Baby Jesus- Gianola, Maria
Guess Who's in the Manger: A Christmas Story- Howie, Vickie
Where is the Baby King?- Henning & Atkins
The Cure for the Christmas Crazies- Hartmann, April
A Child's Christmas ABC Book- Thigpen, Paul
A Child's Christmas Counting Book- Thigpen, Paul
The Birds of Bethlehem- dePaola, Tomie
The Night of Las Posadas, dePaola Tomie
The Legend of the Poinsettia, dePaola, Tomie
The Legend of Old Befana, dePaola, Tomie
Bambinelli Sunday: A Christmas Blessing, Welborn, Amy
Angela and the Baby Jesus- McCort, Frank
24 Christmas Stories for Little Ones
Santa's Priority, Tom Peterson
The Little Star, by Anthony DeStefano
A Child is Born- Winthrop, Elizabeth
The Tree of Jesse- Kortnee Senn
Jacob's Gift- Lucado, Max
The Crippled Lamb- Lucado, Max
Voices of Christmas- Grimes, Nikki
Aaron's Secret Message, Pfister, Marcus
The Fourth Wise Man- Summers, Susan
The Night the Saints Saved Christmas- Jagla, Gracie
Celebrate the Season; Twelve Short Stories for Advent and Christmas- Lynch, Diane M.
Sisters of the Last Straw #5: The Case of the Christmas Tree Capers, Karen Kelly Boyce
Christmas Around the Fire, Ryan N. S. Topping
The Jesse Tree Advent Journal, Lumen Ecclesiae Press
O Come, Emmanuel, Kendra Tierney
The Family of Jesus: A Jesse Tree Scripture Study, Michele Chronister
Tomorrow I Will Come, A Little Guide to the O Antiphons, Michele Chronister
Create. Destroy. Redeem. Advent Journal- LifeTeen
Joy to the World- Stefanick, Chris
Advent and Christmas One Day at a Time for Catholic Teens, Katie Prejean McGrady & Tommy McGrady

1 comment:

  1. Love your book recommendations. Our parish celebrates Black Catholic History month by learning about each of the servants of God who are candidates for sainthood, but resources for the younger members have been lacking. I'm gifting our DRE with Julia Greeley: Secret Angel to the Poor. Thanks!