A fresh approach to holiness St. Therese of Lisieux has enjoyed an extraordinary popularity among all kinds of people, even those who might ordinarily not be attracted to saints. In this bright and engaging biography for young adults, Joan Monahan captures the spirit of this young woman whose heavenly influence continues to be felt daily. From her pampered childhood and vocation to Carmel, to her illness, suffering, and death at the age of 24, Therese, an extraordinary girl who insisted that she was most ordinary, comes to life. Her Story of a Soul, miracles, canonization and being named a Doctor of the Church give testimony to the countless graces she has shed upon the world. A fascinating, inspirational read, this book --informs devotees of Therese about the details of her life. --will appeal to adults as well as children. --is an engaging, easy read. --Therese is a popular saint with a following all over the world. --A quick read for anyone who would like to know more about her but might be reluctant to read a longer biography. --Is handsome enough for adults to want to pick it up and read it.