Tuesday, May 6, 2008


Fearless by Elvira Woodruff
In late seventeenth-century England, eleven-year-old Digory, forced to leave his hometown after his father is lost at sea, becomes an apprentice to the architect Henry Winstanley, who built a lighthouse on the treacherous Eddystone Reef -- the very rocks that sank Digory's grandfather's ship years before.

1 comment:

librarycat said...

This book was inspired by the true story of a real lighthouse from the 1800's and its builder, the eccentric Henry Winstanly. Kind of a "rags to riches" tale, the story was pretty average. I really liked the ending, though, so I'll give it 3 1/2 stars *** 1/2.