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Ida Lewis, the Heroine of Lime Rock Lighthouse

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 7

Author

Timothy
Tocher

Appeared in

Cricket Magazine Vol 46, Num 7, April 2019

Story Summary

A thrilling recounting of an event that made Ida Lewis, the daughter of a light house keeper, famous. In march of 1869 Ida and her younger brother, Hosea, saved the lives of two soldiers whose sailboat had capsized in stormy waters off the coast of Newport, Rhode Island making Ida a heroine still celebrated today.