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Sea queens : women pirates around the world

Sea Queens

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Charlesbridge, Watertown, MA, p.103 (2008)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr G535 .Y65 2008

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8380604

Keywords:

Notable Children's Trade Book/Social Studies 2009, Pirates, Women pirates, Women pirates--Biography--Juvenile literature, Women pirates--History--Juvenile literature

Abstract:

Contents: The sea queens -- Artemisia, Admiral-Queen, Persia, 500-480 BC -- Queen Teuta, Illyria, circa 230 BC -- Alfhild, Denmark, ninth century -- Jeanne de Belleville, Brittany, fourteenth century -- Grania O'Malley, Ireland, sixteenth century -- Lady Killigrew, England, late sixteenth century -- Pretty Peg and the Dutch Privateer, Holland, seventeenth century -- Charlotte de Berry, England, mid-seventeenth century -- Anne Bonney and Mary Read, American colonies, early eighteenth century -- Rachel Wall, United States of America, late eighteenth century -- Mary Anne Talbot, England, late eighteenth century -- Madame Ching, China, early nineteenth century.; Summary: Brief biographies of women pirates from around the world.

Notes:

Lexile measure 1040; ages 8-14; book level 7.1