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  • By Nancy Derrico
    Jun 2, 2009
    "Captivating from the start" I remember visiting a lighthouse during a childhood beach vacation and wondering what it was like to live there. That summer, reading a book like Doris Licameli's Rowing to the Rescue would have made my lighthouse visit much more meaningful. Ms. Licameli has a refreshing style that immediately engrosses you in the story of courageous young Ida Lewis and her family--her strong, kind father, her loving mother, her younger brothers Rud and Hosea and sister Hattie--and makes you feel as if you were there with them, experiencing the ocean's wind in your hair and the taste of its salty spray. This enjoyable book about the "ordinary girl who performed extraordinary deeds" should help inspire today's young heroines-to-be. Well done!
  • By danamariam
    Oct 1, 2007
    "Ida-lize Ida!" Masterfully written! Ms. Licameli tells the story of a heroine that our girls are sure to idolize! Her story has strong currents of strength, determination, family values and a willingness to help others no matter how strong the tide. Though expertly written for preteens and young teens, it is a great read aloud parents will enjoy, too! Teachers and librarians will find this charming tale will surely ignite their young readers! Kudos to Ms. Licameli for shining a beam of light on this humble soul for all of us to see!
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Product Details

Doris Licameli
February 6, 2007
Perfect-bound Paperback
Interior Ink
Black & white
0.37 lbs.
Dimensions (inches)
6 wide x 9 tall
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