Nomination: Miss Colfax’s Light

colfaxBissonette, Aimee. Miss Colfax’s Light. Illus. By Eileen Ryan Ewen. 2016. 32p. Sleeping Bear Press, $16.99. (978-1-58536955-3). Gr. K-3.

In 1861, Harriet Colfax was determined to live an independent life in her beloved Indiana.  Appointed the keeper of the Michigan City lighthouse, she worked tirelessly for 43 years to fulfill the daunting and challenging duties and to live life on her terms. 

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