Lightship (Hardcover)

Lightship Cover Image
By Brian Floca, Brian Floca (Illustrator)
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You may never have
heard of a lightship.

Once, lightships
anchored on waters
across America,
on the oceans
and in the Great Lakes,
floating where lighthouses
could not be built.
Smaller than most ships,
but more steadfast, too,
they held their spots,
through calm and storm,
to guide sailors
toward safe waters.

In these pages
one lightship
and her crew (and cat)
again hold their place.
The crew goes
again from bow to stern,
from keel to mast,
to run their engines,
shine their lights,
and sound their horns.

They run the small ship
that guides the large ships.
They are the crew (and cat)
that work to make the ocean safe,
that hold their place,
so other ships can sail.

Come aboard.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781416924364
ISBN-10: 1416924361
Publisher: Atheneum Books
Publication Date: March 6th, 2007
Pages: 48
Language: English