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My House is a Lighthouse

Stories of Lighthouses and Their Keepers

by Christine Welldon
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
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Can you imagine yourself as a light keeper? Could you live full-time on an isolated coast? Your job is to keep a light shining out to sea, guiding ships to land, warning them of jagged shoreline, and maybe even assisting with a rescue in the case of a shipwreck.

Even though there are 750 lighthouses across North America, only 51 light keepers activ …

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There Be Pirates!

Swashbucklers & Rogues of the Atlantic

by Joann Hamilton-Barry
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: pirates

Did you know pirates once sailed the seas around Atlantic Canada? Pirates might seem like fun in the movies, but back in the 17th and 18th centuries—the Golden Age of Piracy—being a pirate was very serious business.

From the Hackmatack award-shortlisted author of Oak Island and the Search for Buried Treasure comes the newest book from Nimbus's …