Ann and the Island Storm by Elspeth Bragdon

Ann and the Island Storm

By Elspeth Bragdon
Level 5

Ann doesn’t know much about the world outside her island, and that’s just how she likes it. She is the
lighthouse keeper’s daughter, and the cry of seagulls, the wild foaming sea, and the sturdy lighthouse
tower are all she’s ever known. She resents the “summer people” who come to picnic on the island
because they don’t know anything about the sea or her way of life. Ann’s world gets turned upside
down when Betsy comes to the island to stay with her grandmother. Betsy is a timid city girl who
knows much more about apartments and traffic than crabs and boats. Together, Ann and Betsy learn
that the world is much bigger than they thought and that friendship can be found in the most unlikely

(Reviewed by Jenny Phillips)

Genre Fiction
The Good and the Beautiful Library No
  • Gentle Favorite
  • 3 Entertainment Value
  • 4 Moral Value
  • 3 Educational Value
  • 5 Literary Value
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