Who Was Blackbeard?

Author: James Buckley

Publisher: Penguin


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

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An introduction to the most famous pirate in history.

Great Books About Things Kids Love

More Than 750 Recommended Books for Children 3 to 14

Author: Kathleen Odean

Publisher: Ballantine Books


Category: Reference

Page: 464

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BOOKS THAT TURN CHILDREN INTO LIFE-LONG READERS! Most children want to read a book because it's about something they love or are curious about--dinosaurs, magic tricks, ballerinas, sports, secret codes, and a host of other topics. Now with this unique book, Kathleen Odean, current chair of the Newberry Award committee and author of Great Books for Girls and Great Books for Boys, makes it easy for parents and teachers to satisfy a child's individual cravings for good reading on any subject. Inside you'll discover ¸ More than 750 books divided into 55 categories, from Airplanes to Zoos ¸ Professional appraisals that are balanced, intelligent, and fun to read ¸ Stimulating book-related activities and helpful tips for parents Whether the format is picture book, poetry, fiction, or nonfiction, here are wonderful selections like Why Does the Cat Do That? and Exploring the Titanic . . . tried and true characters, from the beloved aardvarks Arthur and D.W. to the hilarious Junie B. Jones and the courageous Harry Potter . . . new heroes and heroines to cheer for such as Katherine Paterson's Princess Miranda from The Wide-Awake Princess and the exciting Jack Black from Jack Black and the Ship of Thieves by Carol Hughes. Great Books About Things Kids Love creates a book-rich environment in which the habit of reading can take hold and flourish for a lifetime. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Not-so-jolly Roger

Author: Jon Scieszka

Publisher: Puffin


Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 57

View: 906

Once again, three friends are sent back in time by a magic book and they find themselves prisoners of the evil pirate Blackbeard.

The Republic of Pirates

Being the True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the Man who Brought Them Down

Author: Colin Woodard

Publisher: Mariner Books


Category: History

Page: 383

View: 840

Describes how a group of powerful pirate captains, led by Edward "Blackbeard" Teach and "Black Sam" Bellamy, joined forces to create not only a cadre of thieves but also to establish a distinctive form of democracy in the Bahamas, one that ultimately was destroyed by their arch-nemesis, Captain Woodes Rogers, a merchant fleet owner and former privateer. Reprint.

Children's Catalog


Author: H.W. Wilson Company



Category: Children's literature


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