Back-to-School Blog Tour Highlights Catholic Children's Literature

Back-to-School Blog Tour Highlights Catholic Children's Literature

Pauline Books & Media announces a Back-to-School blog tour celebrating Catholic children’s literature beginning September 8th.

Featuring three children’s authors with appeal for varying age groups, the tour begins on September 8, with author Nicole Lataif’s guest post on titled, “A Little Forgiveness Goes a Long Way with Kids.” Lataif highlights her newest Pauline Books & Media release for children ages 4-8:I Forgive You: Love We Can Hear, Ask for and Give, with illustrations by Katy Betz. Lataif is also the author of the 2013 Christopher Award winner, Forever You: A Book about Your Soul and Body, and its Spanish equivalent; Siempre Tú, also published by Pauline Books & Media. Lataif is the founder and editor of the website Kids Faith Garden, as well as a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) and the creator and administrator of the new Catholic Children’s Books Facebook page. 

September 8: A Little Forgiveness Goes A Long Way With Kids 
September 9: Catholic Book Blogger: 5 Tips for Teaching Kids to Forgive - Catholic Style! 
September 10: Proverbial Girlfriend: Back to School Blog Tour! Featuring Nicole Lataif, Author of I Forgive You
September 15: Snoring Scholar: How to Avoid Our Kids Drowning in a Sea of Compliments
September 16: Carrots for Michaelmas: A Few of My Favorite Things: Catholic Children’s Books and Forgiveness! (Guest Post by Nicole Lataif)
September 17: Stuart's Study: Back to School Blog Tour with Nicole Lataif

Award-winning middle-grade author Marilee Haynes will also be featured on Catholic beginning September 18 with a post titled “Why Not Now?” Haynes, author of a.k.a. Genius and its sequel Genius under Construction, is a full-time mother of three who writes in stolen moments and is also a member of SCBWI. Her first book, a.k.a. Genius, received the Catholic Writers’ Guild Seal of Approval and the 2014 Catholic Arts and Letters Award (CALA) for children’s fiction, and the second place award for teen fiction from the Catholic Press Association. 

September 18: Why Not Now?
September 19: Catholic Book Blogger: Just Like Me
September 20: Campfires and Cleats: Pauline Books Blog Tour Presents: Marilee Haynes, "Genius" Author
September 22: Kids Faith Garden: It All Starts With The Who
September 24: Em's Estuary: Back-To-School Blog Tour – Guest Post by Author Marilee Haynes
September 27: Snoring Scholar: Write What You Know...Sort Of


            Author Britt Leigh, whose teen novel Ten Commandments for Kissing Gloria Jean is influenced by the teachings of Saint John Paul II, also wrote the foreword for Teens Share the Mission. Both books are published by Pauline Books & Media and her novel received the Catholic Writers’ Guild Seal of Approval. Her writing has appeared in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teens Talk Middle School, and Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teens Talk Getting into College, and on Kids Faith Leigh holds a Certificate of Catechesis from the Theological Institute for the New Evangelization (Boston) and a certificate in chastity/abstinence training through the Center for Relationship Education. She blogs at and for young women at 

September 29: Two Truths and a Lie
September 30: Catholic Book Blogger: Love and Responsibility
October 1: Em's Estuary: Back-to-School Blog Tour – Guest Blog Post by Britt Leigh
October 2: Kids Faith Garden: Growing Up in Faith
October 3: Holloway Family North: Back-to-School Blog Tour ~ Interview with author Britt Leigh
October 8: Snoring Scholar: Who Wrote the Book on Love?


            Pauline Books & Media would like to thank all featured blogs for hosting our authors and promoting quality Catholic children’s literature. All books are available at





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