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Hurricane dancers : the first Caribbean pirate shipwreck

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Henry Holt & Co., Volume 1st, New York, p.145 (2011)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3555 .N4254 H87 2011

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9560880

Keywords:

American, American poetry, Caribbean Area--Juvenile poetry, Children's poetry, Indians of the West Indies--Juvenile poetry, Indians of the West Indies--Poetry, Pirates--Caribbean Area--History--16th century--Juvenile poetry, Pirates--Poetry, Shipwrecks--Caribbean Area--Juvenile poetry, Shipwrecks--Poetry

Abstract:

Contents: Pt. 1. Wild sea -- pt. 2. Brave earth -- pt. 3. Hidden -- pt. 4. The sphere court -- pt. 5. The sky horse -- pt. 6. Far light.; Summary: Quebrado has been a slave on captain Bernadino de Talavera's pirate ship for years, but when a hurricane sinks the ship and kills most of the crew, Quebrado escapes to safety and finds acceptance and refuge in a nearby village.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

Lexile 1170; Book level 6.6; Ages 12-15; Verse novel, Historical fiction