Moss, Marissa The Bravest Woman in America Illustrated by Andrea U’Ren. Tricycle Press, 2011. $16.99. PICTURE BOOK. Content-G. Ida was a young girl who loved the sea, so when her father became the keeper of the lighthouse, she was ecstatic. She went with her father in his rowboat whenever she could and learned through his stories how to handle emergencies and care for the lighthouse. When her father fell ill, she watched the sea for him and helped save four young boys whose ship capsized. As her parents aged, she eventually became the lighthouse keeper and saved many more lives. EL (K-3), EL & MS-ADVISABLE. Reviewer, C. Peterson.