Photo of Annisquam Lighthouse, Massachusetts by James C. Leupold Photo of Portland Head Lighthouse, Maine by James C. Leupold Photo of Drum Point Lighthouse, Maryland by James C. Leupold Photo of St. Augustine Lighthouse, Florida by James C. Leupold Photo of Point Fermin Lighthouse, California by Barbara C. Leupold

Bringing to life an era when rivers, lakes, and oceans were the nation’s highways and lighthouses served as traffic signals and maps, this comprehensive reference provides children with an in-depth history of lighthouses and firsthand stories of the challenges faced by lighthouse keepers. Filled with engaging activities such as learning how to tie a bowline knot and building a model lighthouse, this unique book also includes a field guide to U.S. lighthouses, places to visit, a time line, glossary, websites to explore, and a reading list for further study.

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