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The following books are referenced in our site or are otherwise relevant. They are available for purchase through or

Storm Child This book, written by Ruth Carmen, is a fictionalized account of Georgia Norwood's life. Georgia was a child born at Boston Light. This book is Out of Print but available from

First Light This book, written by Willie Emerson, Georgia Norwood's son, is a factual account of her life. This book is also Out of Print. I couldn't find it on Abebooks, so this link is to where you can place a request for them to seek the book out for you.

Kindly Lights: A History of the Lighthouses of Southern New England by Sarah Gleason

Boston Light: A Historical Perspective This book, written by Sally Snowman and James Thomson in the 1990s, also appears to be Out of Print. The above link is to This book is also available from Sally and James were auxiliary Coast Guardsmen who served at Boston Light and were married there in 1994.

Lighthouse Family by Harold B. Jennings

All About the Boston Harbor Islands by Emily & David Kales

Lighthouse Handbook for Massachusetts and New Hampshire by J.A. Kruza

Exploring Boston Harbor by Alan Mikal

Guardians of the Lights: The Men and Women of the U.S. Lighthouse Service by Elinor De Wire

The Lighthouses of New England, by Edward Rowe Snow
Updated Edition 2002

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