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When a family is struck by tragedy a little hope is all that is needed.

When Kate and Madeline’s father goes missing on a routine local flight, family life is thrown into chaos. While the close rural community help the family deal with their grief, Kate lights a lamp every night in the window of the old tin hut on the hill in the hope that it will help her father find his w
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Paperback, 185 pages
Published August 1st 2010 by Walker Books
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Jaime
May 04, 2013 Jaime rated it liked it
I thought that this book was OK. Personly I would have liked to know more at the end and what happend to certian people.
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Today We Did

Kate’s father is missing. He went up in a light plane with a friend, and they haven’t been seen since. They live is a mountainous and bushy area by a lake, so the only way to search for the plane and its occupants is by air. Kate and her sister, Madeline, are both hoping their Dad will be found soon, and they have been lighting a lamp and building a stone man to help guide him home. While they are up at Kate’s hut on the hillside, a strange boy appears. Troy seems sad, evasive and a
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Phughson4
Dec 13, 2013 Phughson4 rated it liked it
Kate is a teenage girl who lives in a farm house with her family. Her dad is a pilot, but on one of his flights, the plane crashes. Kate wants to help find her dad, but her mother won't let her. So instead every night her dad is missing she lights a candle in a little hut on a hill. But one night when she is going up to the hill to light the candle, there is a boy there, Troy. Troy and Kate become friends after a couple of days. The search and rescue team finally find the plane crashed but it do ...more
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