The Eagle

The Eagle

(Book #3 of Lighthouse Family)
Illustrated by: Preston McDaniels
For Ages: 6 - 10
Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant brings the peaceful sounds, sights, and characters of the coast vividly to life in the third book of the Lighthouse Family series, in which the family discovers the beauty of the forest.

A mysterious forest stands near the lighthouse where Lila and her brother Whistler live. When these mouse children become curious about the forest and ask permission to go exploring, they discover enchantment, adventure and, best of all, a new friend.
  • Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | 
  • 64 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780689862434 | 
  • July 2004 | 
  • Grades 1 - 5


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Cynthia Rylant
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Cynthia Rylant

Cynthia Rylant is the author of more than 100 books for young people, including the beloved Henry and Mudge, Annie and Snowball, Brownie & Pearl, and Mr. Putter & Tabby series. Her novel Missing May received the Newbery Medal. She lives in Lake Oswego, Oregon. Visit her at