Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Book of Pirates

The Book of Pirates by Jamaica Rose and Captain Michael MacLeod At long last, a non-fiction pirate entry. This is part history book, part guidebook and part do-it-yourself pirate handbook.  Read cover to cover, this can be a bit slow, … Continue reading

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Bloody Jack

Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary “Jacky” Faber, Ship’s Boy by L. A. Meyer Little Mary Faber is an orphan, begging on the streets of London, but she longs for something more.  When things on … Continue reading

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How to Be a Pirate

How to Be a Pirate (Heroic Misadventures of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III) by Cressida Cowell Hiccup Haddock is a Viking.  Evidently, to be a good Viking he needs pirate training.  So off he goes with some other Vikings to train.  … Continue reading

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Talk Like a Pirate!!

It’s here mateys!  I hope you spake your piece today in your very best piratey voices.  Technological difficulties keep me from bringing you your piratey post of the day, but I have many pirate tales to share, so stay tuned!!!

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Pirate Girl

Pirate Girl by Cornelia Funke I’ll admit bias before this review is even started as I am a wild, fawning fan of Cornelia Funke, even without all that lengthy Inkheart stuff. The ship in this book is the Horrible Haddock, not … Continue reading

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Hurricane Dancers

Hurricane Dancers by Margarita Engle This is not a glorified account of pirate life.  It is not full of pirate lingo and cliche.  Rather it’s based on a real story of an early shipwreck, woven together with a legend of … Continue reading

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The Littlest Pirate King

The Littlest Pirate King by David B. This is one of those books I’m just not cool enough to get.  A ship of skeleton pirates sails onward wishing for death.  I know.  They’re already dead, they just want to be … Continue reading

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How I Became a Pirate

How I Became a Pirate by Melinda Long Isn’t everybody just looking for a little recognition?  Jeremy Jacobs has built a lovely sandcastle, but his parents are busy.   No need for despair though, because a passing pirate ship has noticed … Continue reading

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September: Shiver Me Timbers! Thar Be Pirates in These Waters!

In case you’re a bit behind on your important September dates, you should be aware that September 19, 2011 is International Talk Like a Pirate Day.  But pirates cannot be contained, the scurvy dogs!  They’re taking over the whole month … Continue reading

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