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Lighthouse Lindy
by Gloria D. Butler
Children - Preschool
32 Pages
Reviewed on 09/02/2009

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Lindy is an old lighthouse. She is being replaced by a new, brighter lighthouse. She feels very sad and starts to fade.

When a hurricane hits the town Lindy knows she must shine bright. The town learns Lindy may be more dependable than the new light house.

This delightful children’s book teaches self-esteem. My grandchildren loved this story. They now want to see a real light house.

 

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Patricia J. Ray
What a delightful book! The story leave you with a positive feeling about Lindy (and yourself). Nice to see books designed to make kids value themselves and others in an "I can do it" way. Illustrations get you involved emotionally with this sweet little lighthouse. Good job over all. Should become a favorite

 

Kathy Ellzey
I am a teacher of 2nd through 6 grade gifted students. After reading reviews, I felt like this book would be good to share with my students. I purchased it and read it to my 2nd through 4th graders. They all liked it, but especailly the 2nd and 3rd graders. I always like books that teach values, and this one is full of life lessons about accepting others' differences and forgiveness. The lighthouse theme was appealing to both the boys and girls in my classes. The way that the author personified the lighthouses, and provided foreshadowing kept the students engaged. The students seemed to connect with Lindy and Laramie. Several other teachers in my school borrowed my copy and read it to their classes. Then they purchased a copy for their classrooms or their own children. I recommend this book to any teacher or parent of boys or girls in 1st through 3rd grades.
       
 
 
 
 
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