Abbie Burgess helps her father care for a lighthouse on a small island off the coast of Maine. Together they tend the lamps, organize supplies, and watch the endless Atlantic waters. When Abbie's mother becomes ill, her father must sail to the mainland to find food and medicine. Seventeen-year-old Abbie will be left alone to care for the lighthouse that guides so many ships to safety. Award-winning author Marcia Vaughan brings poetry and life to this dramtic true story of a yound girl's amazing battle. Exquistiely illustrated with Bill Farnsworth's lumious, vibrant paintings, Abbie Against the Storm will inspire readers to face all storms as bravely.