Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie!By
Written by Peter Roop
Abby and her four sisters are caring for their sick mother on a lighthouse island in New England when a terrible storm hits.Â Â Abbyâ€™s Dad tells her she must keep the lights burning to save the passing ships.Â Â This beautifully illustrated book tells Abbieâ€™s heroic tale based on an actual 17 year old girl during a tremendous storm in 1856.Â Â Exciting and inspiring reading.
Suggested Reading Level: Ages 4-8
Introduce young readers to history through the stories of both real and fictionalized people. By focusing on a single important episode that describes a historical event, these books engage readers' interests and imaginations. Written in a story format, each account relates events that really happened, often followed by a brief summary of the historical event to further explain the significance it had on history.