Pirates of the Carolinas for Kids

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Pineapple Press Inc, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 71 pages
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From Blackbeard to female pirates Anne Bonny and Mary Read, the stories behind some 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
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.
 

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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)

Award-winning travel writer/photographer Terrance Zepke loves the Carolinas, which is why she lives part-time in each. Terrance has lived in many places, including Hawaii, England, and several U.S. states. She received her master's degree from the University of South Carolina and has traveled all over the world, writing and photographing for such magazines as EcoTraveler, South America Explorer, and Photographer's Forum, as well as newspapers such as Greensboro (NC) News & Record and Knoxville (TN) News Sentinel.Visit the author's website at www.terrancezepke.com

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