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The Stormy Adventure of Abbie Burgess, Lighthouse Keeper

by Roop, Peter and Roop, Connie

The story of Abbie Burgess, daughter of the Matinicus Rock lighthouse keeper and her experience tending the lights while her father is away. Told in graphic novel format.  

  • Topics Women's History,
    19th-Century History
  • Age Groups Late Elementary: 4-6, Middle School
  • Book Type Fiction
  • Award
  • Publisher Graphic Universe, 2010, New York, NY
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Award Key

Caldecott Medal
Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).
Newberry Medal
Most distinguished contribution to American literature for children (annually).
Coretta Scott King Award
Distinguished books by authors and illustrators of African descent which promote an understanding and appreciation of the American dream (annually).
Golden Kite Award
Outstanding examples of text, illustration, fiction and nonfiction (four awards annually).
Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award
Outstanding work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher set in the New World.


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