Saint Training: A Heartfelt Journey of a Young Girl's Faith

Elizabeth Fixmer's Saint Training ended up winning the INSPY award for Literature for Young People, and I have to say that I personally loved the book and am glad that it won. There are so many topics covered in this novel –- the Vietnam war, feminism, race relations, the changing Catholic church in the 60′s –- but at its heart is a story about a girl who is coming into her own understanding of her faith. That type of story is exactly what I am looking for when I am picking up Christian fiction, and I am so happy to say that Saint Training is an excellent example of Christian literature for teens for this reason. ...more
I definitely want to read this.  As someone who really likes things that are black and white, ...more