History's Kid Heroes
The Stormy Adventure of Abbie Burgess : Lighthouse KeeperBook - 2011
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?