Synopses & Reviews
Jane Yolen is the award-winning author of nearly three hundred children's books, including BAD GIRLS, L:AST LAUGHS, SNOW,SNOW: WINTER POEMS (Boyds Mills), and THE ROGUES (Philomel). She has been called the Hans Christian Andersen of the Americas. Jane lives in Western Massachusetts and Scotland.
Throughout the ages, women from all the classes and walks of life turned to pirating out of necessity, desperation, or greed. Acclaimed author Jane Yolen examines the contradictions of these bold women's lives and times.