Pirates

Pirates: Band of Misfits

The Pirates! Band of Misfits will be coming to neighborhood theaters on April 27th.  Click on the website to watch the trailer and create your own wanted poster.

If you love pirates (and who doesn't), check out these books and movies at the Glenside library.

The Pirates!, band of misfits : an adventure with scientists & an adventure with Ahab : two novels / by Gideon Defoe

The Pirates!, band of misfits : an adventure with scientists & an adventure with Ahab : two novels / by Gideon Defoe

After the Pirate Captain joins forces with a young Charles Darwin to save his brother from the evil Bishop of Oxford, he sets sail in a new ship on a quest to capture the Dastardly White Whale, hoping to gain the reward promised by Captain Ahab.

Read the book before you see the movie.

A distant magic

A distant magic / Mary Jo Putney

On a visit to Marseille to attend a Guardian wedding, Jean Macrae is kidnapped by Captain Nikolai Gregorio, a handsome stranger who claims that her family owes him a blood debt and who threatens to sell her into slavery on the Barbary Coast.

Treasure Island [CD-sound recording] / Robert Louis Stevenson

Treasure Island [CD-sound recording] / Robert Louis Stevenson

While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, an innkeeper and her son find a treasure map that leads to a pirate fortune as well as great danger.

Alfred Molina's narration makes these characters come alive for adults and children.

Pirates of the Caribbean [DVD-videorecording] : the curse of the Black Pearl

Pirates of the Caribbean [DVD-videorecording] : the curse of the Black Pearl

A pirate and a proper lady team up to stop a dangerous band of pirates who are trying to break an ancient curse that keeps them trapped between life and death.

Archie and the pirates

Archie and the pirates / Marc Rosentha

Kids love this Robinson Crusoe-inspired adventure about Archie, a very clever, spunky monkey who finds himself shipwrecked on a tropical island where he meets fierce animals, makes island friends, and tangles with a band of rough, smelly, and no-good pirates.

Pirates : swashbuckling stories from the seven seas / edited by Jennifer Schwamm Willis

Pirates : swashbuckling stories from the seven seas / edited by Jennifer Schwamm Willis

fun-loving survey of the world's great pirate literature dips into Patrick O'Brian, L. Frank Baum, Alexandre Dumas, Rafael Sabatini, and many others for tales of pirates and buccaneers at their best and worst.

The pirate captain's daughter / written by Eve Bunting

The pirate captain's daughter / Eve Bunting

Upon her mother's death, fifteen-year-old Catherine puts her courage and strength to the test by disguising herself as a boy to join her father, a pirate captain, on a ship whose crew includes men who are trying to steal a treasure from him.

Running dark / Jamie Freveletti

Running dark / Jamie Freveletti

Runner and chemist Emma Caldridge and her friend Edward Banner from the security company Darkview investigate a Somali pirate ship that may be carrying a new weapon of unknown origin.

The crude, unpleasant age of pirates : the disgusting details about the life of pirates / by Christopher Forest

The crude, unpleasant age of pirates : the disgusting details about the life of pirates / by Christopher Forest

Describes disgusting details about daily life on pirate ships, including housing, food, and sanitation.

The pirates of Penzance [DVD-videorecording]

The pirates of PenzanceT [DVD-videorecording]

Screen version of the classic Gilbert and Sullivan story of mistaken identity in the era of pirates. A group of pirates who can't seem to make piracy pay, fall in love with the ten daughters of a major general.

 

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