Little Spark of Life – A Pro-Life Picture Book

Little Spark of Life by Courtney Siebring, published by Paraclete Press, is a pro-life picture book that features a mom and dad explaining about the developing baby in the mommy’s tummy to an older brother. It celebrates the value and uniqueness of each human life from conception and how all the instructions for being a boy or girl, short or tall, eye color, type of hair, etc. are already included in those first cells. It explains some of the exciting developments during each month of gestation such as the heart starting to beat, hair beginning to grow, muscles developing, and more. This would be a lovely book to share with any family expecting a new sibling.

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Author: Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur

Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur, editor of "Today's Catholic Homeschooling", is the mother of two biological sons and one adopted daughter. She is in her fifteenth year of homeschooling. She has a B.A. in History and Fine Art and a Master's Degree in Applied Theology. She is the author of "The Crash Course Guide to Catholic Homeschooling" and "The Fruits of the Mysteries of the Rosary". She blogs at