Scourge of the Seas


Author: John Reeve Carpenter

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781402763113

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 205

View: 4176

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.


Truth and Rumors


Author: Sean Stewart Price,Eldon Doty,Sarah Knott

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 1429647469

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 1919

"Labels common stories about pirates as fact or fiction and teaches readers how to tell the difference between truth and rumors"--Provided by publisher.

Indian Pirates

From the Earliest Times to the Present Day


Author: Rajaram Narayan Saletore

Publisher: Concept Publishing Company


Category: India

Page: 200

View: 6317


True Tales of Notorious Buccaneers


Author: Henry Gilbert

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486138070

Category: Transportation

Page: 256

View: 1174

Thrilling, historically accurate tales feature such well-known characters as Barbarossa and his Mediterranean corsairs and the notorious pirates of the Spanish Main: Henry Morgan, Blackbeard, and Captain Kidd.



Author: Joshua B. Feder

Publisher: Smithmark Publishers

ISBN: 9780765194374

Category: History

Page: 64

View: 3380

Explores the fascinating world of swashbuckling, from its roots in the ancient world, through its golden age in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, to today. This book describes what a pirate's life was really like, including the laws, customs, and battle tactics, and presents the stories of some of the most successful, ruthless, and scandal-ridden pirates of all time.

The Atrocities of the Pirates

Being a Faithful Narrative of the Unparalleled Sufferings Endured by the Author During His Captivity Among the Pirates of the Island of Cuba; with an Account of the Excesses and Barbarities of Those Inhuman Freebooters


Author: Aaron Smith

Publisher: N.A


Category: Captivity narratives

Page: 214

View: 7066



Author: Rebecca Rissman

Publisher: Raintree

ISBN: 1406216232

Category: Pirates

Page: 32

View: 5147

This book explains who pirates are, what they do, and how they have become well known. Readers learn about pirates of the past and present.

The Golden Age of Pirates

An Interactive History Adventure


Author: Bob Temple

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 9781429601627

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 5146

YOU are making your living at sea at a time when pirates ruled the oceans. Will you stick to an honest life or risk everything for the riches and adventure of piracy?

Pirates of the Atlantic

Robbery, Murder and Mayhem Off the Canadian East Coast


Author: Dan Conlin

Publisher: Formac Publishing Company Limited

ISBN: 0887807410

Category: History

Page: 96

View: 9959

The reality beyond the myths and stories about pirates operating off the Canadian coast.



Author: Geoffrey Malone

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444909347

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 288

View: 1307

Tom Lee has always dreamed of going to sea, just like his father. So when he's invited to join Captain Lee's crew aboard the Serota Star to sail from Singapore to Penang, it promises to be the trip of a lifetime. But Tom hadn't reckoned on the murderous pirates that follow them down the Malacca Straits. Vicious crews terrorize these waters, using radars and tracking technology to pinpoint and prey on valuable cargo-carriers. And when a Triad gang discovers what the Serota Star is carrying, the order goes out to seize the ship at all costs. Tom is thrust into a terrifying world where the pirate leader, the sinister Dragon Lady, has the power of life and death over him. With his father's life ind anger, and ruthless pirates cracking the whip, Tom will need to rely on his new friends, and his knowledge of the sea, in order to make a brave escape ...