Pirates! : : the True and Remarkable Adventures of Minerva Sharpe and Nancy Kington, Female Pirates
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In 1722, after arriving with her brother at the family's Jamaican plantation where she is to be married off, sixteen-year-old Nancy Kington escapes with her slave friend, Minerva Sharpe, and together they become pirates traveling the world in search of treasure.
Great Read submitted by lost.in.austenland on January 16, 2010, 9:53pm A great read. It will alter your view of pirates. Nancy is one of those Robin Hood like heroines that you'd love to have as your best friend.
Awesome submitted by glennauerbach on June 23, 2011, 4:42pm This is one of my favorite books of all time. I read it all the time. I must have read it 12 times. Its so awesome!
A Favorite submitted by adipirro on July 6, 2011, 7:22pm This is one of my favorite books! I recommend it to all my friends. She seems to like writting about Robin Hood like heroines, as one of her other books, "Sovay," has a similar main character.
entangling adventure submitted by jennifer-ricks on August 18, 2011, 3:57pm I really enjoyed reading this book. The story line was entangling and I enjoyed the adventure. Well written. I will be looking for more books by this author.
New York : Bloomsbury USA Children's Books, 2003.
Year Published: 2003
Description: 379 p. ; 22 cm.
1582346658 (pbk.) :
Pirates -- Fiction.
Blacks -- Jamaica -- Fiction.
Slavery -- Fiction.
Jamaica. -- History -- 18th century -- Fiction.