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The Bravest Woman in America (edition 2011)

by Marissa Moss, Andrea U'Ren (Illustrator)

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Title:The Bravest Woman in America
Authors:Marissa Moss
Other authors:Andrea U'Ren (Illustrator)
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Ida Lewis lived the life of her dreams in the Lime Rock Lighthouse of Rhode Island. Her inspiring life story allows us to see how finding out what you love, and setting a course for doing it, makes the most satisfying, happy life. ( )
  mosbor | Sep 6, 2014 |
This picture book biography tells a story about a girl Ida who loved everything about the sea. The illustrations are drawn from watercolor, ink, and acrylic paint. The way the illustrator outlined the details and little things in the picture captures a determined young girl out on the sea. Ida quickly became a hero who saved many lives including the boys who were having trouble in the frantic harsh sea. Ida rowed harder and harder and saved those boys lives. This book helps readers understand helping others, heroes, and having pride in yourself. ( )
  MSittig | Oct 21, 2013 |
Ida Lewis' love of the sea and wanting to go with her father on his twice daily trips to the lighthouse led her to learn how to row. She learned how to check the light, fill it with oil, trim the wick, and clean the lens. After her family moved into the lighthouse, Ida began watching the sea for trouble. After her father got sick, Ida took over the responsibility of the lighthouse. One night, while watching the sea, Ida saw a small boat in trouble. Ida bravely went to the rescue of the four boys on board and saved their lives. I enjoyed this book and its message of celebrating bravery. I could use this book in a social studies lesson related to women in American History. ( )
  Mwbordel | Jan 27, 2013 |
Great story, and true! ( )
  melodyreads | Dec 11, 2012 |
What an inspiration story to share with kids! How have I never heard of this woman? - and I grew up in Rhode Island. Nice illustrations especially of the stormy sea. ( )
  alyson | Aug 23, 2012 |
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Describes the life of Ida Lewis and how her father taught her to be the official keeper of Lime Rock Lighthouse in Newport, Rhode Island.

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