In a crew of mean, scurvy sea dogs, Augusta Garrick finds that she is polite and helpful, and only when a terrible storm threatens the ship can Augusta prove that being a nice person can also mean being a good pirate
With the captain bellowing orders at his crew, the pirates know that they have to find all the letters of the alphabet and quick in order to please their leader and keep themselves from having to walk the plank! 25,000 first printing.
Recounting the stories of two legendary women pirates, a ballad about Anne Bonney and Mary Reade describes their desperate 1720 evening battle with the governor's men while the rest of the crew remained below. Children's BOMC.
Putting her poverty-stricken past beyond her, Jacky embarks on a thrilling adventure aboard the HMS Dolphin, where, while learning to become a skilled sailor, she will do anything to keep the crew from finding out that she is a girl, in a gripping novel set in the eighteenth-century. 10,000 first printing.
This exciting collection of poetry reveals the true nature of pirates, who were really a bunch of misfits, thugs, and ne'er-do-wells whose craving for excitement and treasure led to danger--and even death.
Introduces pirates, profiles infamous pirates in history, and details their way of life.
Contents: Ahoy, matey! -- How to spot a pirate -- The pirate code -- Chain of command -- Luck and superstition -- Infamous pirates -- Pirate women -- Grog and gruel -- Dangers of pirate life -- Pirates to arms! -- Pirate ships -- The jolly roger -- Pirate treasure -- Pirate jokes -- What do ye know about pirates?
A "you are there" approach to a real historical figure shows what it was like to be a pirate during the late 1600s, including the job duties once aboard, and concludes with an "interview" to test the reader's job knowledge. Learn about faraway, interesting places, meet new people, eat their food, learn the language, and get rich by becoming a pirate. Are you up for the job?
When Monkey D. Luffy accidentally gains the power to stretch like rubber at the cost of never being able to swim again, he and his crew of pirate wannabes set off in search of the "One Piece," the greatest treasure in the world
Upon her mother's death, fifteen-year-old Catherine puts her courage and strength to the test by disguising herself as a boy to join her father, a pirate captain, on a ship whose crew includes men who are trying to steal a treasure from him
Shipwrecked and separated after their father's death, siblings Connor and Grace must use the skills their father taught them and their own wits to battle their way out of their dangerous situations and reunite once more before more harm befalls them.
"'Catfoot' Crogan is an able-bodied mariner plying his trade for a dastardly 'legitimate' captain with a grudge against Crogan for a slight committed well before he was born. But when his ship is taken by pirates, will Crogan stay loyal to his law-abiding, if despicable, captain or will he find a new life on the high seas living by the 'Pirate's Code'"?--From the publisher
When Munk, sheltered from the world by his parents, meets Jolly, a girl who lives on the high seas, these two fourteen-year-olds, who are gifted with the ability to walk on water, embark on a perilous journey, along with a vast array of unforgettable characters, to stop an evil force known as the Maelstrom.
the tale of a woman, Dona St. Columb, who, bored with the constraints imposed by seventeenth-century marriage and high society, goes searching for adventure. She finds it in a French pirate who happens to be lurking in the nearby English countryside. Escaping with him to a life of liberty, excitement and romance, Dona remains torn between living the life she wants and the one she left behind.
Traces the lives of cooperative privateers Jean and Pierre Laffite against a backdrop of the period between the Louisiana Purchase and the War of 1812, describing their trade in contraband goods, their rivalry with Spanish merchants, their key membership in a corrupt New Orleans syndicate, and their work as paid spies.
English Captain Charles Hunter and his crew of ruffians sail from colonial Jamaica to infiltrate a Spanish-controlled island, commandeering the galleon El Trinidad and its fortune in gold after a bloody battle, but Hunter and his crew have plenty of danger and adventure ahead of them, in this 17th-century swashbuckling tale found among the late author's files after his passing. 1.25 million first printing.
A classic swashbuckling romance retells the tale of a drunken swordsman and a gentle giant who come to the aid of Westley, a handsome farm boy, and Buttercup, a princess in dire need of rescue from the evil schemers surrounding her. Reader's Guide available. Simultaneous.
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