Author: Celia Rees
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408810352
Size: 74.96 MB
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When two young women meet under extraordinary circumstances in the eighteenth-century West Indies, they are unified in their desire to escape their oppressive lives. The first is a slave, forced to work in a plantation mansion and subjected to terrible cruelty at the hands of the plantation manager. The second is a spirited and rebellious English girl, sent to the West Indies to marry well and combine the wealth of two respectable families. But fate ensures that one night the two young women have to save each other and run away to a life no less dangerous but certainly a lot more free. As pirates, they roam the seas, fight pitched battles against their foes and become embroiled in many a heart-quickening adventure. Written in brilliant and sparkling first-person narrative, this is a wonderful novel in which Celia Rees has brought the past vividly and intimately to life.


Author: Stewart Ross
Publisher: Copper Beach Books
ISBN: 9781562946197
Size: 41.42 MB
Format: PDF
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Examines the world of pirates, from Blackbeard to Lai Choi San, the "Queen of the Macao Pirates"


Author: Mary Pope Osborne
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0307975169
Size: 43.36 MB
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The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Getting the facts behind the fiction has never looked better. Track the facts with Jack and Annie!! When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #4: Pirates Past Noon, they had lots of questions. Did pirates really make people walk the plank? What was life like on a pirate ship? Is there any buried treasure around today? Argh! How do you talk like a pirate? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts. Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discovered in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures. And teachers can use Fact Trackers alongside their Magic Tree House fiction companions to meet common core text pairing needs. Did you know that there’s a Magic Tree House book for every kid? Magic Tree House: Adventures with Jack and Annie, perfect for readers who are just beginning chapter books Merlin Missions: More challenging adventures for the experienced reader Super Edition: A longer and more dangerous adventure Fact Trackers: Nonfiction companions to your favorite Magic Tree House adventures Have more fun with Jack and Annie at MagicTreeHouse.com!


Author: Greg Nickles
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780865057333
Size: 30.91 MB
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Presents information about pirates in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries including their names, ships, crews, clothing, flags, weapons, and life at sea. Suggests games and activities.


Author: Elaine Alijah
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1420806203
Size: 38.46 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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“Pirates: My Dad's Mystery” is certainly not a biography. Rather, it is a meandering voyage through my divorcee Dad's childhood, through a series of open-ended, inter-twined dramatic short stories (or “tracks”) to adulthood. The treacherous ride continues up and down the corporate ladder and eventually through judicial hell, where like I've said before, Dad made a few very serious mistakes . It's the “vibeztrack” of Dad's life, available in both Standard and Teaching Editions.Perhaps even more intriguing than the stories in the book, is the dramatic epic behind it. Fortunately, for those who need to know, a wealth of behind-the-scenes info and both Elaine Alijah and C.C. Foxx, are very accessible at www.piratesthebook.com.


Author: John Reeve Carpenter
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402763113
Size: 13.11 MB
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Looks at the history of pirates, discussing life aboard ship, battle tactics, weapons, and flags as well as such well-known pirates as Sir Francis Drake, Henry Morgan, and William Kidd.


Author: Angus Konstam
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 9781602390355
Size: 62.43 MB
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Looks at the real life of pirates from ancient times through the present day, discussing why they became pirates, how they lived, life aboard ship, and how they died.


Author: Paul Harrison
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781404242265
Size: 72.40 MB
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Presents a history of piracy from Viking times to the present, discussing their ships, weapons, hideaways, life at sea, and criminal escapades, and describes famous pirates and myths and legends.


Author: Gail Gibbons
ISBN: 9780440833888
Size: 14.24 MB
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Describes, in simple text and illustrations, the lives of pirates, the ships they sailed, and the type of treasure they stole.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Pirates

Author: Gail Selinger
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781592573769
Size: 47.26 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Pirate lore has captured our fancy for centuries. From Treasure Islandto the bestselling novels of Patrick O'Brien and his pirate hunts, to the blockbuster film Pirates of the Caribbean, the appetite for pirates and their colourful history continues to grow. Hundreds of societies in U.S. ports re-enact famous pirate battles, web sites sell all manner of pirate paraphernalia and antiques, and chat rooms draw enthusiasts both young and not so young. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Piratesis the first and only series book that gives readers a comprehensive, authoritative, yet entertaining history of those swashbuckling brigands on the high seas. Complete with illustrations of ships, weapons, and booty, it offers contemporary portraits of such infamous men and women as Captain Edward "Blackbeard" Teach, Captain Anne Bonny, Captain William Kidd, and Jean LaFitte.