The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

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Orchard Books, 1990 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 215 pages
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Charlotte Doyle is just such a girl and she swears to tell the truth in all its detail. It happened during the summer of 1832 aboard a ship called the "Seahawk." The only passenger on the long Atlantic Ocean crossing, Charlotte found herself caught between the madness of a ruthless captain and the rage of a mutinous crew. This is her terrifying account of that fateful voyage.

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User Review  - kjacks26 - LibraryThing

In my opinion, this is an excellent book. I liked that this book was written in first person point of view. Being written in first person point of view allowed the reader to really get to know the ... Read full review

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User Review  - mollyellison - LibraryThing

Historical Fiction, adventure, pirates, drama, Interest Level: Grade 3, GLE: 5, 2003. Charlotte Doyle is prepared to voyage home to Rhode Island from her school in England, but she is not prepared for ... Read full review

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About the author (1990)

Avi was born in 1937, in the city of New York and raised in Brooklyn. He began his writing career as a playwright, and didn't start writing childrens books until he had kids of his own.

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