This is the total number of incidents in this 207 page book.
*As personal standards vary, please see the breakdown to determine what matters to you.
Author: Inez Haynes Irwin
Key Words: Fiction, Children, Classics
Wealthy businessman Buffalo Westabrook arranges for his daughter Maida and the rest of the Big Eight to stay at a New England lighthouse.
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Children's Bad Words
Mild Obscenities & Substitutions - 3 Incidents
"Jiminy" "jeepers" and "crickey" are used.
Religious Profanity - 3 Incidents
good gracious, goodness, and gee are used throughout the book
Name Calling - 3 Incidents
Name-calling that is not serious/just teasing: "the ignorant coot" "lummox" and "idiot."
Derogatory Terms - 2 Incidents
Negro - descriptive
Religious & Supernatural - None
Violence - None
Romance Related - None
Attitudes/Disobedience - None
Conversation Topics - 1 Incident
A bad guy smokes a cigarette.
This is such a sweet, old fashioned series! Sure to be a favorite with tween girls as the main girl is always setting up the dearest and cutest little shops or houses, or schools etc. It is best to read them in order as they do build upon each other a little.
In this particular book, the Big Eight (eight wonderful friends) rent a lighthouse for the summer and enjoy swimming in the ocean, having clambakes and meeting new friends. Harold makes a startling discovery but after suffering from a concussion, will he remember what his remarkable find was?