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Pirates

Author: John Matthews
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Simon & Schuster Children's Pub., ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An introduction to the world of pirates, reviewing the history of pirating, looking at ships and flags, life on board, pirate attacks, and treasure, profiling some of the most notorious pirates, and discussing their lives on land, their capture and trials, and punishment. Includes a look at pirate fiction, a time line, and numerous pull-out maps, letters, and other movable parts.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Juvenile works
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Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Matthews
ISBN: 1416927344 9781416927341
OCLC Number: 884849507
Notes: "Atheneum Books for Young Readers."
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Responsibility: John Matthews.

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An introduction to the world of pirates, reviewing the history of pirating, looking at ships and flags, life on board, pirate attacks, and treasure, profiling some of the most notorious pirates, and discussing their lives on land, their capture and trials, and punishment. Includes a look at pirate fiction, a time line, and numerous pull-out maps, letters, and other movable parts.

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