Pirates of the Carolinas for Kids

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Pineapple Press Inc, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 71 pages
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Full of fun facts and colorful art, Pirates of the Carolinas for Kids details the life of a pirate in the Golden Age of Piracy and introduces nine of the most famous pirates to weigh anchor in the Carolinas. From Blackbeard to female pirates Anne Bonny and Mary Read, the stories behind these infamous buccaneers and their way of life are revealed. Learn why they became pirates and how they found their treasure. See what kinds of ships they sailed and how they talked. Then enjoy fun pirate activities and take a quiz to test your knowledge. Before you know it, you’ll be able to answer questions like:

• When was the Golden Age of Piracy? See page 5
• What did pirates eat? See page 6
• Did pirates really have wooden legs? See page 7
• What is a sloop? See page 10
• What is hardtack? See page 15
• Does piracy still exist today? See page 18
• What was the name of Blackbeard’s flagship? See page 24
• How were women able to disguise themselves and become pirates? See page 37
• Which pirate was known as the “Arch Pirate”? See page 41
• What languages did pirate Billy Lewis speak? Page 45
• Who was Woodes Rogers and why was he sent to the Bahamas? See page 51
• Did pirates follow any rules? Page 54
• What famous author wrote a story about Captain Kidd’s buried treasure? See page 59

  

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Contents

Part II
20
Part III
62
Quiz Answers but dont peek
68
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About the author (2009)

Terrance Zepke is a journalist and seasoned world traveler who has studied parapsychology at the acclaimed Rhine Research Center in Durham, North Carolina. She has been featured on many programs on NPR, CNN, Travel with Rick Steves, the Learning Channel, and the Travel Channel. She has been featured in many publications, such as Lowcountry Companion and The Washington Post. She is the author of more than two dozen books, including A Ghost Hunter's Guide to the Most Haunted Places in America and Lowcountry Voodoo: Tales, Spells & Boo Hags.

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