The Stormy Adventure of Abbie Burgess, Lighthouse Keeper

From the Series History's Kid Heroes

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

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 supplies, but a storm hitsbefore he can return. Can Abbie keep the lights burning until her father returns?

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-7613-6555-6
$39.99 $29.99
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Fiction, Graphic Novels
Subject Social Studies
Copyright 2011
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Graphic Universe ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2010-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.2
BISACS JUV016140, JUV030060
Dewey 387.1'55092
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6 x 8.5
Lexile 510
Guided Reading Level N
ATOS Reading Level 3.0
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 138214
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Original artwork, Reviewed, and Teaching Guides

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School Library Journal

“These books provide exciting glimpses into the past, with just the right amount of tension and intensity to capture readers’ attention. " —School Library Journal

Illustrator: Zachary Trover

Author: Connie Roop

Author: Peter Roop

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