Maura Roan McKeegan

Maura Roan McKeegan

About Maura Roan McKeegan

Maura Roan McKeegan is the author of the children’s picture books: The End of the Fiery Sword: Adam & Eve and Jesus & Mary, and Into the Sea, Out of the Tomb: Jonah and Jesus (Emmaus Road Publishing), which are the first two books in a series introducing children to biblical typology. Her essays have appeared in publications such as Catholic Digest, Franciscan Way, Guideposts, and Lay Witness.

Why Young Readers Need Real Books

By |2019-04-23T15:40:59-05:00February 28th, 2018|Categories: Great Books, Technology|

If we want to raise children who can hold a conversation, they need actual people with whom to converse. Likewise, if we want to raise readers, they need, more than anything else, real and worthy books to read… A young lady I know won a Kindle in an academic contest. She is a voracious reader. [...]

What Would Laura Ingalls Say?

By |2015-10-31T17:06:49-05:00October 16th, 2015|Categories: Books, Family, Featured, Literature|Tags: |

In our family, we frequently pose the question, “What would Laura say about…?” Presently, we are wondering what Laura Ingalls Wilder’s reaction would be to various aspects of the Modern World. Recently, I have been contemplating what Laura would think if she heard phrases like this: Come on, sweetie. Just read a few more [...]