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The Stormy Adventure of Abbie Burgess, Lighthouse Keeper (History's Kid Heroes)

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Trapped by sea and storm . . . a girl must keep the lighthouse working.

Matinicus Rock, Maine, 1856. Seventeen-year-old Abbie Burgess lives with her family on a tiny island off the coast of Maine. Her father, the lighthouse keeper, must clean and light the lighthouse lamps every day without fail. Otherwise ships could crash into rocks and sink. Abbie's father leaves to buy
Hardcover, 31 pages
Published October 1st 2010 by Graphic Universe (first published August 1st 2010)
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Anastasia Tuckness
Quite compelling! This was a great story about Abbie's courage and perseverance. Would work well for a character study.
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Abbie's father runs a lighthouse. When here father is stuck in town Abbie must keep the lights on during a long storm. A good read for a reluctant reader.
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