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  • Kindle
  • Lightship
  • Brian Floca
  • English
  • 07 October 2019
  • 1416924361

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LightshipYou 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, butsteadfast, 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

About the Author: Brian Floca

Brian Floca likes to think about the journeys people take and the race cars, ships, rockets, and trains that make those journeys possible His award winning books as author and illustrator include Locomotive, winner of the 2014 Caldecott Medal, a Robert F Sibert Honor Book, and a New York Times 10 Best Illustrated Books of 2013 selection Moonshot The Flight of Apollo 11, also a Sibert Honor Book and New York Times Best Illustrated Book Lightship, a Sibert Honor Book and The Racecar Alphabet and Five Trucks Brian is also the illustrator of Avi s popular Poppy Stories, Kate Messner s Marty McGuire novels, Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan s Ballet for Martha Making Appalachian Spring, Lynne Cox s Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas, and, coming in March, 2017, Princess Cora and the Crocodile, by Laura Amy Schlitz You can visit him online at BrianFloca.com.