Lift Your Light a Little Higher: The Story of Stephen Bishop: Slave-Explorer Heather Henson

Lift Your Light a Little Higher: The Story of Stephen Bishop: Slave-Explorer

Author: Heather Henson
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Book Title
Lift Your Light a Little Higher: The Story of Stephen Bishop: Slave-Explorer
Author
Heather Henson
ISBN
9781481420952
Grab your lantern and follow the remarkable and world-famous Mammoth Cave explorer--and slave--Stephen Bishop as he guides you through the world's largest cave system in this remarkable homage to the resilience of human nature. Welcome to Mammoth Cave. It's 1840 and Stephen Bishop is the perfect guide. By the light of his lantern, the deepest, biggest cave in all of the United States is revealed. Down here, beneath the earth, he's not just an enslaved person. He's a pioneer. He knows the cave's twists and turns. It taught him to not be afraid of the dark. And watching all the visitors write their names on the ceiling? Well, it taught him how to read.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Heather HensonPublisher: Atheneum BooksPublished: 09/06/2016ISBN: 9781481420952Pages: 32Weight: 1.05lbsSize: 11.50h x 9.20w x 0.50dReview Citations: Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2016 pg. 112Booklist 08/01/2016 pg. 55Publishers Weekly 08/15/2016Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2016 pg. 86School Library Journal 09/01/2016 pg. 175Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 11/01/2016Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2017 - Superior,Well Above AverageAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 184172 / Lift Your Light a Little Higher: The Story of Stephen Bishop: Slave-ExplorerReading Level: 3.7 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5
Grab your lantern and follow the remarkable and world-famous Mammoth Cave explorer--and slave--Stephen Bishop as he guides you through the world's largest cave system in this remarkable homage to the resilience of human nature.

Welcome to Mammoth Cave. It's 1840 and Stephen Bishop is the perfect guide.

By the light of his lantern, the deepest, biggest cave in all of the United States is revealed. Down here, beneath the earth, he's not just an enslaved person. He's a pioneer. He knows the cave's twists and turns. It taught him to not be afraid of the dark.

And watching all the visitors write their names on the ceiling? Well, it taught him how to read.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Heather Henson
Publisher: Atheneum Books
Published: 09/06/2016
ISBN: 9781481420952
Pages: 32
Weight: 1.05lbs
Size: 11.50h x 9.20w x 0.50d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2016 pg. 112
Booklist 08/01/2016 pg. 55
Publishers Weekly 08/15/2016
Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2016 pg. 86
School Library Journal 09/01/2016 pg. 175
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 11/01/2016
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2017 - Superior,Well Above Average

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 184172 / Lift Your Light a Little Higher: The Story of Stephen Bishop: Slave-Explorer
Reading Level: 3.7 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5
Grab your lantern and follow the remarkable and world-famous Mammoth Cave explorer--and slave--Stephen Bishop as he guides you through the world's largest cave system in this remarkable homage to the resilience of human nature.

Welcome to Mammoth Cave. It's 1840 and Stephen Bishop is the perfect guide.

By the light of his lantern, the deepest, biggest cave in all of the United States is revealed. Down here, beneath the earth, he's not just an enslaved person. He's a pioneer. He knows the cave's twists and turns. It taught him to not be afraid of the dark.

And watching all the visitors write their names on the ceiling? Well, it taught him how to read.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Heather Henson
Publisher: Atheneum Books
Published: 09/06/2016
ISBN: 9781481420952
Pages: 32
Weight: 1.05lbs
Size: 11.50h x 9.20w x 0.50d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2016 pg. 112
Booklist 08/01/2016 pg. 55
Publishers Weekly 08/15/2016
Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2016 pg. 86
School Library Journal 09/01/2016 pg. 175
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 11/01/2016
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2017 - Superior,Well Above Average

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 184172 / Lift Your Light a Little Higher: The Story of Stephen Bishop: Slave-Explorer
Reading Level: 3.7 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5