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Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie


By Peter Roop & Connie Roop

Reading Level: Early Elementary School
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group 1985

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In the winter of 1856, a storm delays the lighthouse keeper's return to an island off the coast of Maine, and his daughter Abbie must keep the lights burning by herself.

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Caldecott Medal

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Coretta Scott King Award

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Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award

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