If You Liked Pirates of the Caribbean
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Cadnum, Michael - Raven of the Waves
(200 pages) – On his first Viking raid, seventeen-year-old Lidsmod sails on the ship Raven, joining his comrades as they destroy and plunder villages in medieval England and take an Anglo-Saxon boy captive.
Dowswell, Paul – Powder Monkey
(275 pages) – Thirteen-year-old Sam endures harsh conditions, battles, and a shipwreck after being pressed into service aboard the HMS Miranda during the Napoleonic Wars.
Hart, James – Capt. Hook
(342 pages) – Describes the youthful adventures of Captain Hook, from his days at Eton to his voyages on the high sea.
Hart, Lenore – The Treasure of Savage Island
(275 pages) – After Rafe, a runaway slave, stows away on a ship that wrecks off an island near the Eastern Shore, he is helped by thirteen-year-old Molly, and the two of them share an adventure involving pirates, spies, and a lost treasure.
Lawlor, Laurie – Dead Reckoning
(254 pages) – Emmet, a fifteen-year-old orphan, learns hard lessons about survival when he sails from England in 1577 as a servant aboard the Golden Hind – the ship of his cousin, the explorer and pirate Francis Drake—on its three year circumnavigation of the world.
Lawrence, Iain – Convicts
(198 pages) – His efforts to avenge his father’s unjust imprisonment force thirteen-year-old Tom Tin into the streets of 19th century London, but after he is convicted of murder, Tom is eventually sent to Australia where he has a surprise reunion.
Lee, Tanith – Piratica
(288 pages) – A bump on the head restores Art’s memories of her mother and the exciting life they led, so the sixteen-year-old leaves Angels Academy for Young Maidens, seeks out the pirates who were her family before her mother’s death, and leads them back to adventure on the high seas.
Meyer, Kai – Pirate Curse
(320 pages) - In a place similar to the 1706 Caribbean, two fourteen-year-old "polliwogs"—humans who can walk on water—rely on a mysterious figure known as the Ghost Trader and a band of pirates to help them escape from the evil that is chasing them.
Meyer, L.A. - Bloody Jack
(278 pages) - Reduced to begging and thievery in the streets of London, a thirteen-year-old orphan disguises herself as a boy and connives her way onto a British warship set for high sea adventure in search of pirates. Curse of the Blue Tattoo is the sequel.
Molloy, Michael – Peter Raven under Fire
(502 pages) - Peter Raven is a midshipman in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars and must help Commodore Beaumont, a spy, foil a French plot to take over the Americas.
Moodie, Craig – Sea Singer
(165 pages) – After his father and brothers fail to return from a voyage to the west, Finn, a twelve-year-old Viking, stows away on Leif Ericsson’s ship and sails to North America to search for them.
Oppel, Kenneth – Airborn
(355 pages) – Matt, a young cabin boy aboard an airship, and Kate, a wealthy young girl traveling with her chaperone, team up to search for the existence of mysterious winged creatures reportedly living hundreds of feet above the Earth’s surface.
Rees, Celia – Pirates
(379 pages) - 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.
Reuter, Bjarne – The Ring of the Slave Prince
(372 pages) - Fourteen-year-old Tom O'Connor, a poor, adventurous, charming liar who lives with his mother and half-sister at a tavern on the island of Nevis in 1639, rescues a slave from drowning, learns he is a prince, and brings him home to Cape Verde, hoping for a grand reward.
Stevenson, Robert Louis - Treasure Island
(273 pages) - While going through the possessions of a decreased guest who owed them money, the mistress of the inn and her son find a treasure map that leads them to a pirate's fortune. Housed in the Teen Classic section.
Torrey, Michele - Voyage of Plunder
(200 pages) - Fourteen-year-old Daniel's life is turned upside down when his father's merchant ship is plundered by pirates in 1696 and Daniel is forced to stay aboard the pirate ship as a hostage.