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Pirates and Shipwrecks : True Stories (Paperback) (Tom McCarthy)

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When Daniel Collins and the crew of the Betsey set sail for Cuba in 1824, they have no idea of the horrors that lie ahead. This is just one of the stories in a collection of five true tales about pirates and shipwrecks that introduces readers to the perils of the high seas.Pirates and Shipwrecks: True Stories is the first book in the Mystery & Mayhem series for 912 year olds, which features true tales that whet kids’ appetites for history by engaging them in genres with proven track recordsmystery and adventure. History is made of near misses, unexplained disappearances, unsolved mysteries, and bizarre events that are almost too weird to be truealmost! The Mystery & Mayhem series delves into the past to provide kids with a jumping-off point into a lifelong habit of appreciating history.Each of the true tales in Pirates and Shipwrecks, including stories about pirate Barbarossa and adventurer John Franklin, is paired with interesting facts about the setting, industry, and time period. A glossary and index provide the opportunity to use essential academic tools. These nonfiction narratives use clear, concise language with compelling plots, drawing in both avid and reluctant readers.
Number of Pages: 124
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Series Title: Mystery & Mayhem
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pgw
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Tom McCarthy
Language: English
Street Date: October 11, 2016
TCIN: 51712510
UPC: 9781619304758
Item Number (DPCI): 248-30-0615
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