Maura Roan McKeegan

About Maura Roan McKeegan

Maura Roan McKeegan is the author of a series of children’s picture books about biblical typology, including: The End of the Fiery Sword: Adam & Eve and Jesus & Mary; Into the Sea, Out of the Tomb: Jonah and Jesus; and Building the Way to Heaven: The Tower of Babel and Pentecost. Her articles have appeared in publications such as Catholic Digest, Catholic Exchange, The Civilized Reader, Franciscan Magazine, Guideposts, and Lay Witness. Her latest children's book, St. Conrad and the Wildfire, is forthcoming from Emmaus Road Publishing.

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. In [...]

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 books [...]

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