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Lives of the Pirates: Swashbucklers, Scoundrels (Neighbors Beware!) (Lives of . . .)

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Every kid knows that pirates talk funny, swing a big sword, and seek buried treasureand#8212;donand#8217;t they? What do we really know about Blackbeard, Madame Cheng, Sir Francis Drake, and other men and women of pirate history? What drove them to sail the high seas? What were their bad habits, favorite foods, and silly quirks? And did they actually talk like that?

and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; A lively style, lots of surprises, and solid research have made the Lives of . . . series of collective biographies popular with both kids and adults. Now the series returns, spanning the globe with profiles of the nineteen most notorious pirates in history.

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This installment in the acclaimed LIVES OF series profiles the swashbuckling adventures of history's most famous piratesand#8212;and dispels a few rumors along the way.

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Thisand#160;newand#160;paperback in the popular Lives of series exposes history'sand#160;most notable women

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Kathleen Krull turns her spotlight on twenty powerful women from Cleopatra to RIgoberta Menchand#250; Tum, revealing their feats and flaws for all the world to see. They were queens, warriors, prime ministers, first ladies, revolutionary leaders. But they were all real people with private interests and personalities. What were they really like? Wild or mild, hated or beloved, each of these women dared to stand up and be a leader.

About the Author

Kathleen Krulland#160;has written muchand#160;innovative nonfiction for young people, including all of the books in the Lives of . . . series, and has made a chatty, accessible approach to biography her hallmark. She lives in San Diego, California. Visit her website at #LINK<www.kathleenkrull.com>#.
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Kathryn Hewitt's caricatures of famous figures led kids to dub the Lives of . . . series the "Big Head" books. She has illustrated many books for young readers, some of which she also wrote. She lives in Santa Monica, California. Visit her website at www.kathrynhewitt.com.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780544104952
Author:
Krull, Kathleen
Publisher:
Harcourt Brace and Company
Author:
Hewitt, Kathryn
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Lives Of . . . </B></DIV> <div>&#160;</DIV> <div>* "Living, breathing anecodotes&amp;#8212;the
Publication Date:
20131131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
10 x 7 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 9 up to 12

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This installment in the acclaimed LIVES OF series profiles the swashbuckling adventures of history's most famous piratesand#8212;and dispels a few rumors along the way.
"Synopsis" by ,
Thisand#160;newand#160;paperback in the popular Lives of series exposes history'sand#160;most notable women
"Synopsis" by , Kathleen Krull turns her spotlight on twenty powerful women from Cleopatra to RIgoberta Menchand#250; Tum, revealing their feats and flaws for all the world to see. They were queens, warriors, prime ministers, first ladies, revolutionary leaders. But they were all real people with private interests and personalities. What were they really like? Wild or mild, hated or beloved, each of these women dared to stand up and be a leader.
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