by David Harrison
may have seen movies and heard stories about dancing, laughing, singing,
joking pirates, bold heroes sailing the seven seas. Well, that wasn't
who pirates really were. And it wasn't who pirates are today. Pirates
by David Harrison tells the real story of pirates through poetry and
beautiful full page paintings. It will dispell the pirate myths and
show pirates for whom they were and for whom they are: brutal, evil,
thieves with no compassion.
your team together, and come read the truest swashbuckling pirate
Research Links for Pirates
Pirates, Fact and Legend
Chants de Marins/Sea Shanties
Pirates of Penzance
by Sid Fleischman, Kids Wings Student Guide available in Character
I Became a Pirate by Melinda Long (Unit available in Book
Seadogs: An Epic Ocean Operetta
by Lisa Wheeler
Sailing for Gold
Thunder from the Sea
Pirates of Penzance
Wings 5-Star Rating:
(Symbolizing high moral character in literature)
Special Thanks to Rose's Classical
Pages for the wonderful background music: "Prelude from "L'Arlesienne"
- Suite No. 1" by GEORGES BIZET (1838-1875)
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