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Who was blackbeard? [electronic resource]. James Jr Buckley.

Buckley, James Jr. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780399539718 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2015.

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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: Text Difficulty 5 - Text Difficulty 6
950 Lexile.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Grosset & Dunlap, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 30891 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Juvenile Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
History.
Genre: Electronic books.

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