Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie (Google eBook)

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Millbrook Press, Jan 1, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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Abbie was afraid. She had never had to keep the lights burning by herself. But many lives depended on the lighthouse, and Papa was depending on Abbie. This is the exciting true story of Abbie Burgess, who in 1856 single-handedly kept the lighthouse lamps lit during a tremendous storm off the coast of Maine.

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We ordered this book for our daughter, who's name is Abbie (it's very hard finding anything with this spelling, so there was no question we had to have it)! Our daughter also loves historical books ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

Peter Roop is a Wisconsin State Teacher of the Year, and has been a writer of children's books for over 25 years. He has written extensively for Cricket and Cobblestone Magazines. He currently writes and speaks full-time. Last year he talked with over 50,000 students, presenting over 800 workshops for students, educators and writers in 26 states. Together with his wife, Peter has written 60 children's books ranging from historical fiction to nonfiction. Seven of their books are "Reading Rainbow" books, including Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie, a Feature Book. Their books have received recognition from the National Association of Science Teachers, National Council of Teachers of English, the Children's Book Council, and the American Library Association. They have also received Wisconsin's Laura Ingalls Wilder Book Award.

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