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Who was Blackbeard? / by James Buckley Jr. ; illustrated by Joseph J. M. Qiu.

Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author. (Author). Qiu, Joseph J. M., illustrator. (Added Author).
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  • 17 of 18 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Attica Public Library - Attica JB BLACKBEARD (Text) 74231000113203 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Aubbee Library J 921 BLA (Text) 33187003980139 Juvenile Nonfiction - A Available -
Benton County Public Library - Fowler jB BLACKBEARD (Text) 34044000866143 JUVENILE BIOGRAPHY Available -
Eckhart Public Library - Main JB BLA (Text) 840191002236380 Children's Biographies - Lower Level Available -
Fulton Library J 921 BLA (Text) 33187003980121 Juvenile Nonfiction - F Available -
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood JBIO BLACKBEARD (Text) 36626103696738 JUV Biographies Available -
Jefferson County Public Library - Hanover JUV 975.5 BUC (Text) 39391100282175 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Jennings County Public Library - North Vernon JUV BIO TEACH (Text) 30653005567417 Juvenile Biographies Available -
Peabody Public Library - Columbia City J 975.5 BUCKLEY (Text) 30403002128239 Childrens - Non-Fiction Available -
Perry County Public Library - Tell City J 921 Blackbeard (Text) 70621000436367 Juvenile - Non-Fiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780448483085
  • ISBN: 0448483084
  • ISBN: 9781480691988
  • Physical Description: 105 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2015]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-105).
Formatted Contents Note: Who was Blackbeard? -- Mysterious beginnings -- The pirate way -- Captain! -- Queen Anne's Revenge -- The blockade of Charleston -- A short time ashore -- The hunt is on -- The death of Blackbeard -- Blackbeard's legacy -- Timelines.
Summary, etc.: Though much of his early life remains a mystery, Blackbeard most likely began his life as Edward Teach in the sailing port of Bristol, England. He began his career as a hired British sailor during Queen Anne’s War. He eventually settled in the Bahamas under Captain Benjamin Hornigold who taught the young sailor to go "a-pirating." Soon enough, Blackbeard was commanding his own fleet and stealing ships around the Caribbean and up and down the Eastern seaboard. Known for his thick, black beard and fearsome reputation, the legend of Blackbeard has influenced pirate legend and lore for over 300 years.
Target Audience Note: 950 Lexile.
[Age: 8-12]
Subject: Teach, Edward, -1718 > Juvenile literature.
Pirates > North Carolina > Atlantic Coast > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Pirates > Virginia > Atlantic Coast > Biography > Juvenile literature.
North Carolina > History > Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 > Juvenile literature.
Virginia > History > Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 > Juvenile literature.

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