Buccaneers and Pirates of Our Coasts

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Echo Library, Oct 1, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 148 pages
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Portraits of a number of renowned pirates, male and female, including Columbus and Peter the Great

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A non-fiction book on pirates for kids, the main drive of which is to tell children that pirates were not colourful adventurers but rather brutal robbers. So Stockton gives a series of cautionary ... Read full review

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Frank R. Stockton (1834-1902) published his first book, "Ting-a-Ling", a collection of fairy tales, in 1870. From 1873 to 1881, he was assistant editor of "St. Nicholas" magazine, working with Mary Mapes Dodge. His writing career flourished in the last two decades of the nineteenth century, when he produced story collections, novels, and works of history for young readers, as well as nonfiction and fiction for adults, notably his story "The Lady or the Tiger?

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