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upcoming events

Book Signing with Fellow Children’s Book Authors
Date: Sunday, April 26, 2009
Time: 1 to 3 p.m.
Location: Barnes & Noble NorthPark Mall
Davenport, Iowa
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Speaker on a Panel, “Nonfiction Book Blast: Booktalks for Reluctant Readers”
Date: Sunday, July 12, 2009
Time: 10:30 to 12 Noon
Location: ALA 2009 Annual Conference
Chicago, Illinois
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Lighthouse Fun

Activity 1


what’s the word?
“lighthouse” in other languages

The first documented lighthouse in the world was built on the island of Pharos, which was named by the Greeks. The island is near the ancient city of Alexandria, which is now part of Egypt. The word for lighthouse in several modern languages evolved from the word Pharos:
French: phare
Greek: faros
Italian: faro
Portuguese: farol
Romanian: far
Spanish: faro

Want to see the word for lighthouse in other languages? Learn how to pronounce it? Visit the Logos translation portal entry for lighthouse.

Activity 2


lighthouse word search

Activity 3


lighthouse crossword