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  - Schmerguls - LibraryThing

5450. the True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, by Avi (read 9 Mar 2017) This is juvenile fiction, telling of a 13-year-old girl traveling on a ship in 1832 returning to the United Sates. The ship has ... Read full review

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User Review  - AltheaAnn - LibraryThing

I'd recommend this YA novel for anyone who loved Pirates of the Caribbean - it has similiar air of nautical adventure with a 'not-too-unwholesome' air about it.... 13-year-old Charlotte Doyle, through ... Read full review

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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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