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Author Lethbridge, Lucy.
Title True stories of pirates / Lucy Lethbridge.
Pub Info Tulsa, Okla. : EDC, 2005, c2004.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Hyannis Children's Room  J FICTION Lethbridge     AVAILABLE
 Orleans-Children's Room  PIRATE J BIO 920 LETH     AVAILABLE
Descript 142 p. : ill., maps ; 20 cm.
Note Originally published : London : Usborne, 2004.
"Usborne paperbacks."
Summary A collection of stories about pirates, their hardships and brutality, including pirate captains and those determined to capture them.
Contents The golden age of piracy -- The capture of the Bird Galley -- Long Ben, the Arch-Pirate -- The count of Ericeira's Diamonds -- Into the pirates' lair -- The pirate who drank tea -- Captain Kidd: the reluctant pirate -- Two hell-cats -- Marooned -- A novelist escapes the Corsairs -- The conquest of the Quakers -- The saint who survived slavery -- Mrs. Ching, the terror of the South China Seas -- The Black Joke -- Sir Henry Morgan, the King's pirate.
Subject Pirates -- Juvenile literature.
Pirates -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Pirates.
Pirates -- History.
Alt Title Pirates
ISBN 0794508758 (pbk.)
Stndrd # 9780794508753 (pbk.)
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