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					Aaaaaaargh! Pirates
Back to the Beach 2007 Pirates! The True and Remarkable Adventures of Minerva
Sharpe and Nancy Kington, Female Pirates by Celia Rees After her father’s death, Nancy Kington is shipped to Jamaica and caught in a trap layed by her brothers, her father, and the Brazilian they have chosen as her husband. In 1722, men decide and women obey, all except Miss Kington who escapes into the Jamaican mountains with her slave friend, Minerva Sharpe. To avoid capture by the Brazilian, they leave Jamaica and go on the account. Nancy’s great sadness is her loss of William, her true love, who is in the Royal Navy. Nancy’s plight worsens when William’s soldiers pursue, capture and threaten to hang Nancy and her pirate shipmates. Life as a pirate is difficult enough for Nancy and Minerva, but the two young women are also being pursued around the world by the cruel Brazilian, Captain Bartholome, who has resumed his piratical life and gives no quarter.

Bloody Jack Adventures
A series about a feisty English orphan who disguises herself as a boy and connives her way into a life at sea amid pirates and royal war ships. Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary “Jacky” Faber, Ship’s Boy by L. A. Meyer Reduced to begging and thievery in the streets of London, Mary, an orphan, disguises herself as a boy, changes her name to Jack, and enlists as a ship’s boy on a British warship set for high sea adventures in search of pirates. Curse of the Blue Tattoo: Being an Account of the Misadventures of Jacky Faber, Midshipman and Fine Lady. Jacky’s cover as a boy is blown, so she is plunked into a puritanical Boston school by the ship’s captain with riotous and devastating results.

Under the Jolly Roger: Being an Account of the Further Nautical Adventures of Jacky Faber. Jacky’s rousing and rollicking life continues as she is shanghaied and pressed into service on a royal navy ship, pursued by a lecherous captain, ingeniously takes over command herself, and then steals a ship to become a full blown pirate. In the Belly of the Bloodhound: Being an Account of a Particularly Peculiar Adventure in the Life of Jacky Faber. Jacky, the spirited young damsel, gets kidnapped and transported in the hold of a pirate slave ship bound for the slave markets of North Africa. However, the pirates underestimate Jacky’s shrewd and cunning talents in her quest to free herself and the other young women so cruelly imprisoned.

The Wreckers by Iain Lawrence: John Spencer, son of a wealthy London merchant, survives a shipwreck on the Cornwall coast but discovers to his horror that the villagers of Pendennis aren’t rescuers, but pirates who deliberately lured his ship onto the rocks. The ruthless wreckers mercilessly stalk him because the loot can not be claimed if there are any survivors. The Smugglers: The Dragon, a mysterious black scooner, commences a seemingly mundane voyage which turns sinister. A blood thirsty pirate, Captain Crowe, takes over John’s ship and threatens to feed him to the fish. Crow and his unsavory crew of criminals commence a smuggling operation between Britain and France. The Buccaneers: Impending disaster persistently endangers John’s voyage on the Dragon with a cargo for Jamaica. Terrible storms, tropical disease, sharks big enough to shatter small boats and the malicious Captain Bartholomew Grace keep readers enthralled in this riveting tale.

The Pirate’s Son by Geraldine McCaughrean Orphaned and homeless, Nathan Gull and his sister travel with a pirate’s son, Tamo White, for an adventurous and dangerous life with pirates in Madagascar.

Jean Greives Tempe Public Library


				
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