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Stinky Spike the pirate dog

"When Spike finds himself adrift at sea he is rescued by a crew of surly pirates, who spend their days hunting for treasure. Spike knows that he was meant to sniff out treasure, but his sense of smell leads him to some unusual treasure"--Provided by publisher.

Stinky Spike and the royal rescue

"Stinky Spike the dog and Captain Fishbeard the pirate are thick as thieves now that Spike has proved his treasure-sniffing ability. When Spike and his crew come across a sign offering a reward for finding the Princess's lost poodle, they can hardly resist. Surely finding a fluffy royal pooch can't be very difficult? When blundering pirates are involved, things never go according to plan"--Provided by publisher.


A golden retriever puppy named Wally looks for adventure and finds it on a pirate ship run by puppy pirates.

How to be a pirate

Told by the neighborhood boys that she cannot be a pirate, Cece seeks reassurance from her grandfather who knows about boats and has tattoos.

The guardians of Island X

A month after twelve-year-old Scarlet brought her crew, The Lost Souls, to mysterious Island X to guard a great treasure, they must face both the King's Men and pirates, unsure if they can defend themselves on land as well as they did at sea.

Sodor's legend of the lost treasure

"Thomas finds a lost ship, buried treasure, and a wily pirate"--Publisher.

Abigail Adams, pirate of the Caribbean

"When Abigail Adams decides there's more to life than doing chores in the White House, she joins a crew of Caribbean pirates!"--Provided by publisher.

Pirate queen

a story of Zheng Yi Sao
"[A fictionalized account of] the most powerful pirate in history was a woman who was born into poverty in Guangzhou, China, in the late eighteenth centure. When pirates attacked Zheng Yi Sao's town and the captain took a liking to her, she saw a way out. She agreed to marry him only if she got an equal share of his business. When her husband died, she took command of the fleet. On land and sea, Zheng Yi Sao's power rivaled the emperor himself. Over the next decade, the pirate queen built a fleet of over 1,800 ships and 70,000 men. Time and again, her ships triumphed over the emperor's ships. When she was ready to retire, the pirate queen surrendered--on her own terms, of course"--Provided by publisher.

Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli pirates

the war that changed American history
"[Presents a young readers adaptation of Brian Kilmeade's 'Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli pirates' when] ... Thomas Jefferson became president in 1801, America faced a crisis. The new nation was deeply in debt and needed its economy to grow quickly, but its merchant ships were under attack. Pirates from North Africa's Barbary coast routinely captured American sailors and held them as slaves,demanding ransom and tribute payments far beyond what the new country could afford. ... President Jefferson decided to move beyond diplomacy. He sent the U.S. Navy's new warships and a detachment of Marines to blockade Tripoli, launching the Barbary Wars and beginning America's journey toward future superpower status .... Few today remember these men and other heroes who inspired the Marine Corps hymn: 'From the Halls of Montezumato the Shores of Tripoli, we fight our country's battles in the air, on land and sea'"--Amazon.

Long Fin Silver

"On a family vacation to Treasure Reef, Harry Hammer and his pesky cousin Harvey go in search of Long Fin Silver's lost treasure, but end up coming fin-to-fin with the spooky spirit of the pirate himself."--Provided by publisher.


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