Biography (nonfiction), 470 words, Level M (Grade 2), Lexile 790L
Mother Teresa: Mother to Many details the extraordinary life of a woman who cared for many people. Mother Teresa began her life as an ordinary girl who left her family to become a Roman Catholic nun. A “day of inspiration” led her to the slums of India, where she began teaching and caring for people who were very poor and very sick. Other nuns joined her, and in time, Mother Teresa earned a Nobel Peace Prize and came to lead an organization that has helped millions of people in many countries. Photographs and maps support the text.
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