Peppe the Lamplighter

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Peppe the Lamplighter

By Elisa Bartone; Ted Lewin (Illustrator)

HarperCollins, Hardcover, 9780688102685, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 26, 1993


Peppe becomes a lamplighter to help support his immigrant family in turn-of-the-century New York City, despite his papa's disapproval. But when Peppe's job helps save his little sister, he earns the respect of his entire family.