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Peppe the Lamplighter

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Peppe the Lamplighter 
by Elisa Bartone;  illustrated by Ted Lewin

This Caldecott Honor book gives children a glimpse into American history and the immigrant experience. It's the story of Peppe, who becomes a lamplighter to help his very poor immigrant family in New York City. It's not the job his father wanted for him, but when it helps save his sister, he earns his family's respect.

Interest Level:
   2nd grade     3rd grade     4th grade     5th grade

Book Type:    read aloud / picture book

Related Lists:   Caldecott winners

This book is used but it is in good condition.  Occasionally there's the previous owner's name or inscription on the inside front cover.  Overall though, we are very proud of the quality of our books!