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A Light in the Storm the Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin (Dear America)

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Published by Scholastic, Inc. .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7513063M
ISBN 100439445574
ISBN 109780439445573
OCLC/WorldCa54446709


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Part of the popular Dear America series, A Light in the Storm chronicles a year in the life of a year-old girl at the start of the Civil War. Amelia Martin begins her diary in the final days of Amelia is the daughter of a lighthouse keeper on Fenwick Island, Delaware/5(29).

A Light in the Storm (The Civil War) / "A Light in the Storm" is the definitive civil war diary in the series. Young Amelia Martin lives and works in a lighthouse off the coast of the "neutral" state of Delaware, which is neither a slave state nor a free state, yet contains citizens who feel passionately about the issue on both sides/5.

A Light in the Storm: The Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin is the fifteenth book in the Dear America series by Scholastic.

It was written by Karen Hesse and first published in September The book was republished in March with new cover art. Amelia Martin is living on Fenwick Island off of Bayville, Delaware in Her parents have begun to fight more and more frequently about Book in series: A Light in the Storm (The Civil War) / "A Light in the Storm" is the definitive civil war diary in the series.

Young Amelia Martin lives and works in a lighthouse off the coast of the "neutral" state of Delaware, which is neither a slave state nor a free state, yet contains citizens who feel passionately about the issue on both sides/5(10).

A Light in the Storm is one of Hesse's great books. The book is about a girl named Amelia Martin. Amelia's story takes place during the harsh Civil War. Her family lives on Fenwick Island in Delaware.

Her father runs a lighthouse she helps him though. Her bestfriend William gets very sick will he live or die. Read this book to find out/5(5).

A discussion guide to A Light in the Storm: The Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin, Fenwick Island, Delaware, by Karen Hesse in the Dear America historical fiction ser. InAmelia Martin's father is stripped of his post as a ship's captain when he is caught harboring the leader of a slave rebellion.

Now he is an assistant lighthouse keeper on Fenwick Island, off the coast of Delaware—a state wedged between the North and the South, just as Amelia is wedged between her constantly arguing parents. Amelia's mother blames her abolitionist husband for their /5(8). Newbery Medal winner Karen Hesse's Civil War diary, A LIGHT IN THE STORM, is now back in print with a beautiful new cover!InAmelia Martin's father is stripped of his post as a ship's captain when he is caught harboring the leader of a slave rebellion.

A Light in the Storm the Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin book Now he is an assistant lighthouse 4/4(49). Newbery Medal winner Karen Hesse's Civil War diary A LIGHT IN THE STORM is now back in print with a beautiful new cover!InAmelia Martin's father is stripped of his post as a ship's captain when he is caught harboring the leader of a slave rebellion.

Now he is an assistant lighthouse keeper on Fenwick Island, off the coast of Delaware -- a state wedged between the North and the South /5(5). Get this from a library. A light in the storm: the Civil War diary of Amelia Martin. [Karen Hesse] -- In andwhile working in her father's lighthouse on an island off the coast of Delaware, fifteen-year-old Amelia records in her diary how the Civil War is beginning to devastate her divided.

Newbery Medal winner Karen Hesse's Civil War diary, A LIGHT IN THE STORM, is now back in print with a beautiful new cover. InAmelia Martin's father is stripped of his post as a ship's captain when he is caught harboring the leader of a slave : A light in the storm: the Civil War diary of Amelia Martin / by Karen Hesse.

— (Dear America) Summary: In andwhile working in her father’s lighthouse on an island off the coast of Delaware, fifteen-year-old Amelia records in her diary how the Civil War is beginning to devastate her divided state.

Delaware —. Thanks to A LIGHT IN THE STORM, I now know a bit about what that life involved. Amelia Martin tells about life in the lighthouse on Fenwick Island off the coast of Delaware in Her father came to be assistant keeper there after a controversy that ended with his removal as captain of.

‎Newbery Medal winner Karen Hesse's Civil War diary, A LIGHT IN THE STORM, is now back in print. InAmelia Martin's father is stripped of his post as a ship's captain when he is caught harboring the leader of a slave rebellion. Now he is an assistant lighthouse keeper on Fenwick Isla /5(6).

"Amelia Martin is a fictional character, created by the author, and her diary and its epilogue are works of fiction"--Copr. Summary In andwhile working in her father's lighthouse on an island off the coast of Delaware, fifteen-year-old Amelia records in her diary how the Civil War is beginning to devastate her divided state.

A Light in the Storm: The Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin by Karen Hesse Series: Dear America (Civil War/Slavery: Fenwick Island, Delaware, ), Dear America Collections (Dear America: Civil War/Slavery, ), My Story, Dear America - Publication Order (15), Dear America Re-issue - Publication Order (7)/5(11).

Part of the popular Dear America series, A Light in the Storm chronicles a year in the life of a year-old girl at the start of the Civil War.

Amelia Martin begins her diary in the final days of Amelia is the daughter of a lighthouse keeper on Fenwick Island, Delaware.4/5(8). A Light in the Storm: The Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin This book was not only really interesting, but it taught me a lot about the Civil War.

I like that it’s set in Delaware and I hope that I can go see some of the places in the book in real life. Newbery Medal winner Karen Hesse's Civil War diary, A LIGHT IN THE STORM, is now back in print with a beautiful new cover!InAmelia Martin's father is stripped of his post as a ship's captain when he is caught harboring the leader of a slave rebellion.

Now he is an assistant lighthouse keeper. A Light in the Storm The Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin (eBook): Hesse, Karen: In andwhile working in her father's lighthouse on an island off the coast of Delaware, fifteen-year-old Amelia records in her diary how the Civil War is beginning to devastate her divided state.

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Free shipping for many products. A Light in the Storm: The Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin, Fenwick Island, Delaware, by Karen Hesse • Book 15 of the Dear America Series. 6 Total Resources View Text Complexity Submit Text Complexity. Name Pronunciation with Karen Hesse; Grade;   A Light in the Storm The Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin (Book): Hesse, Karen: In andwhile working in her father's lighthouse on an island off the coast of Delaware, fifteen-year-old Amelia records in her diary how the Civil War is beginning to devastate her divided state.

Karen Hesse is a poet and an author of books for children and young adults. She is perhaps best known for writing historical fiction — fiction that requires her to conduct detailed and meticulous research about another time and place, and then create a fictional story based on that research.

Newbery Medal winner Karen Hesse's Civil War diary A LIGHT IN THE STORM is now back in print with a beautiful new cover InAmelia Martin's father is stripped of his post as a ship's captain when he is caught harboring the leader of a slave rebellion. A Light in the Storm The Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin (Book): Hesse, Karen: In andwhile working in her father's lighthouse on an island off the coast of Delaware, fifteen-year-old Amelia records in her diary how the Civil War is beginning to devastate her divided state.

A Light in the Storm: Teacher's Resources: The Story. Schedule & Ticketing The Civil War Diary of Emma Simpson. New York: Scholastic Inc., DeWire, Elinore. The Lighthouse Activity Book. Karen. A Light in the Storm: The Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin. New York: Scholastic Inc., Marrin, Albert.

Commander in Chief: Abraham. Dear America is a series of historical fiction novels for older girls published by Scholastic in The series was cancelled in with its final release, Hear My r, it was relaunched in the fall of Each book is written in the form of a diary of a young woman's life during important events or time periods in American history.

A Light in the Storm The Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin Dear America (Book): Hesse, Karen: In andwhile working in her father's lighthouse on an island off the coast of Delaware, fifteen-year-old Amelia records in her diary how the Civil War is beginning to devastate her divided state.

Newbery Medal winner Karen Hesse's Civil War diary, A LIGHT IN THE STORM, is now back in print with a beautiful new cover. InAmelia Martin's father is stripped of his post as a ship's captain when he is caught harboring the leader of a slave rebellion.

A Light in the Storm the Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin (Dear America) by. Hardcover available at Half Price Books® A Light in the Storm The Diary of Amelia Martin (Book): Hesse, Karen: In andwhile working in her father's lighthouse on an island off the coast of Delaware, fifteen-year-old Amelia records in her diary how the Civil War is beginning to devastate her divided state.

"A Light in the Storm: the Civil War diary of Amelia Martin" reviewed by Alayna on J   A Light in the Storm: The Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin, Fenwick Island, Delaware,by Karen Hesse Part of the “Dear America” series, this middle grade novel from Newbery Medal winner Karen Hesse follows the plight of year-old Amelia Martin, who lives with her parents on Delaware’s Fenwick Island.

Dear America: A Light in the Storm by Karen Hesse (New edition published by Scholastic, March 1, ; originally published in ) Fifteen-year-old Amelia Martin and her parents live at the lighthouse on Fenwick Island, off the coast of Delaware, where her father is the assistant lighthouse keeper, and Amelia often assists him.

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Book 15 in series. The Diary of Lydia Amelia Pierce, Portland, Maine, by Lois Lowry. Book 38 in series. Above are Dear America Series books that are currently on A light in the storm: the Civil War diary of Amelia Martin / by Hesse, Karen Published Loading.

The Dear America book series by multiple authors includes books Across the Wide and Lonesome Prairie: The Oregon Trail Diary of Hattie Campbell, The Winter of Red Snow: The Revolutionary War Diary of Abigail Jane Stewart, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania,A Coal Miner's Bride the Diary of Anetka Saminska, and several more.

Karen Hesse’s A Light in the Storm: The Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin brings readers to Fenwick Island, Delaware in the year Amelia Martin is trying to figure out her place in the war Author: Lydia Mansel. A Light in the Storm: The Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin, Fenwick Island, Delaware by Karen Hesse stars raised to 3 stars.

I'm not sure if this is middle grade or YA.A Light in the Storm: the Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin. By: Karen Hesse. Age Level: In this book by Newbery Medal-winning author Karen Hesse, the highly skilled Juice, who can handle everything from power tools to her Pa's depression, is plagued by an inability to understand letters and reading.