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Marrin, Albert.

Summary: Discusses Drake, Morgan, Blackbeard, and other pirates and privateers, both men and women, who have roamed the sea since 1500.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 1984

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 364.164 MAR

Olson, Elsie

Summary: Pirates were the outlaws of the seas! Discover the origin of pirates, their historical development, famous pirates, key skills and traits, and details about weapons, training, and raids. Fast facts, maps, infographics, a glossary, timeline, index, and historical and color photos supplement easy-to-read text.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: 972.9 OLS

Lethbridge, Lucy.

Summary: A collection of stories about pirates, their hardships and brutality, including pirate captains and those determined to capture them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 364.164 Lethbridge

Stewart, Alex

Summary: "Provides young readers with exciting details, facts, and statistics about historical pirates"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcturus Publishing 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 910.45 STE

Becker, Helaine

Summary: "The most powerful pirate in history was a woman who was born into poverty in Guangzhou, China, in the early 1800s. When pirates attacked her town and the captain took a liking to her, she saw a way out. Zheng Yi Sao agreed to marry him only if she got an equal share of his business. When her husband died six years later, she took command of the fleet. Over the next decade, the pirate queen...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BEC

Vonne, Mira

Summary: "Describes the disgusting details of the daily life on pirate ships during the Golden Age of piracy"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capston imprint 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 910.4 VON

Yomtov, Nelson

Summary: For thousands of years, criminals called pirates have taken to the sea to hijack boats, steal valuable goods, and take hostages. Todays pirates are more advanced than ever before, able to quickly overtake huge ships using powerful weapons and high-tech communication devices. Readers will find out what effect piracy has on the world today and what government and law enforcement agencies around...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 364 YOM

Shirley, Rebekah Joy.

Contents: A pirate's life is hard -- A well-worn waistcoat -- A brilliant bandana -- Hats off to pirates -- Eye, eye captain! -- By hook or by crook -- A pirate's feathered friend -- Land ahoy! -- Beware the cutlass -- X marks the spot -- Glossary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Windmill Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 745.592 Shirley 2012

Meltzer, Milton

Summary: Surveys the history of pirates, why and how they became thieves and killers, the lives they led on sea and on land, the harm they did, and the fates they suffered.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2001

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 910.4 Meltzer

Maynard, Christopher.

Summary: Describes the lives and activities of pirates.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 1998

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR Blue 910.4 Maynard 1998

Platt, Richard.

Summary: A survey of the history of piracy and lives of pirates covers such specifics as the invention of the Jolly Roger, discipline aboard pirate ships, and pirate ruses.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 910.4 PLA

Faye, Thomas.

Summary: Texts and illustrations are presented in what purports to be the files of the East India Trading Company investigating the pirate, Jack Sparrow, and his crew. Includes flaps and various small pieces as enclosures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2007

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Pirates 2007

Nickles, Greg

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 910.45 NIC

Thompson, Julie.

Summary: Describes life aboard a pirate ship and provides information about famous pirates in history and literature.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 1996

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 910.452 Thompson

Robins, Deri.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kingfisher 1995

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: J 790.1 Robins

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 790.192 Robins

Malam, John

Summary: This title takes the reader back in time as they envision themselves applying for the job of a Pirate. The book describes what life was like for a person in this occupation while also describing the society and culture of the civilivation. This book is an informative and fun guide to the diverse skills you will need to live another life in another time. An interview at the end of the book will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Rabbit Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 910.4 MAL

Duncombe, Laura Sook

Summary: Pirates are an enduring popular subject, depicted often in songs, stories, and Halloween costumes. Yet the truth about pirate women--who they were, why they went to sea, and what their lives were really like--is seldom a part of the conversation. In this Seven Seas history of the world's female buccaneers, A Pirate's Life for She tells the story of 16 women who through the ages sailed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press Incorporated 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 DUN

Hamilton, John

Summary: Examines the history of pirating and details daily life aboard a pirate ship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Pub. 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 910.45 HAM

Jones, Rob Lloyd.

Summary: This swashbuckling puzzle book is packed with things to find and count. Search pirate ports, stormy seas, and sunken ships to see if you can spot all the hidden treasure. Just look out for the sea monsters!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC 2007

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Gibbons, Gail.

Summary: Describes, in simple text and illustrations, the lives of pirates, the ships they sailed, and the type of treasure they stole.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1993

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 910.45 GIB

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J 910.45 GIB

Niehaus, Alisha.

Summary: Covers the pirate world of the past, featuring high-sea rogues, their vessels, hideouts, cunning adventures, and gnarly ends by combining facts and classic fiction.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 910.45 Nie

Summary: A handbook written by the fictional captain William Lubber describes what life was like for pirates in the 1800s, including the duties of the crew, weapons and tools, kinds of ships, where they sailed, punishments, and famous real pirates.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 910.4 Steer 2006

Clarke, Catriona.

Summary: Illustrations and simple text describe pirates, their way of life, and the ships they sailed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Usborne 2006

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 910.4 Clarke

Davis, Kelly.

Contents: When pirates ruled the waves -- The Spanish main -- Pirate attack! -- Pirate crew -- Life at a pirate haven -- Pirate weapons -- Pirate punishments -- Life at sea -- Capture and tral -- The true story of the Whydah -- Rogue's gallery -- Glossary/Index.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press Kids 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 910.45 Davis