Inspired by the logs of a female lightkeeper who kept the light shining through the fog following the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, this adventurous story captures an important piece of American history
Juliet Fish Nichols is the keeper of the light on Angel Island in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her foe? The fog. Day and night—summer, fall, winter, spring—she must keep the light shining and the fog bell ringing, no matter what. But what happens when there is a major earthquake? What happens when the bell breaks? Keeper of the Light: Juliet Fish Nichols Fights the San Francisco Fog was inspired by the real Juliet’s lightkeeper logs and adventures.
About the Author
Caroline Arnold is the award-winning author of more than a hundred books for children. She lives in Los Angeles, California. Rachell Sumpter is an artist and illustrator whose books include Down Under the Pier, published by Cameron Kids. She lives with her family in Seattle, Washington.
"The story is well told and interesting. . .An attractive picture book celebrating a lighthouse keeper's dedication to her work." —Booklist