Lady of Guadalupe

by Tomie DePaola

Paperback, 1980




Holiday House (1980), 32 pages


Recounts the appearance of the Lady of Guadalupe to a poor Indian farmer in Mexico in 1531.

User reviews

LibraryThing member MelAKnee
After being visited by a lady, Juan Diego is sent on a mission to request that the Bishop of Mexio build a church for the Mother of God. He is sent away by the Bishop and must return with a sign from the lady. Juan Diego must put forth courage and face the illness of a dear Uncle in order to
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fulfill his promise to the lady.
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LibraryThing member JoStARs
The Lady of Guadalupe introduces young readers to the well-known Catholic story of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Beautifully illustrated by the author and available in Spanish, The Lady of Guadalupe is a wonderful account of the Blessed Mother’s appearance to a poor Indian farmer in Mexico.
LibraryThing member sabdelaz
Juan Diego was the protagonist of this piece and because he ask a loyal man to the church and God, he was stunned by a righteous woman known as the "The Lady of Guadalupe." This lady sent him on a series of tasks that made his reputation holy and he ended up healing his ill uncle because of her. At
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the end of story, he becomes the one to take care of the shrine of the "Lady of Guadalupe" Recommended for older kids, middle and high school as a true story. It was very interesting, I honestly just did not want to leave the book until I finished it.
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Physical description

32 p.; 10.75 inches


082340403X / 9780823404032
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