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Picture Books (JE)


Author Title Call Number
BatemanFluffy, Scourge of the Sea
Fluffy is a pampered poodle whose pleasure cruise is interrupted by a band of scurvy pirate pooches.
JE Bateman
FunkePirate Girl
Captain Firebeard thinks that he and his band of pirates rule the high seas. But everything changes after they kidnap Molly.
JE Funke
HarleyDirty Joe, the Pirate: A True Story
Dirty Joe and his pirate crew terrorize the seven seas in their quest for dirty socks, but they meet their match in Stinky Annie.
JE Harley
HarrisThe Night Pirates
Tom convinces the band of rough, tough, little girl pirates who have come to steal the front of his house to let him join in their adventures.
JE Harris
KramerPajama Pirates
When night falls, pajama-clad pirates set out in search of treasure but soon find themselves surrounded by foes.
JE Kramer
KrosoczkaBubble Bath Pirates!
When pirate mommy announces bath time, it is yo ho ho and to the bath we go for her little pirates.
JE Krosoczka
LongHow I Became a Pirate
Jeremy Jacob joins Braid Beard and his pirate crew and finds out about pirate language, pirate manners, and other aspects of their life.
JE Long
ReynoldsPirates Vs. Cowboys
A scurvy pirate crew, led by Burnt Beard, finds trouble when they try to hide their treasure in Old Cheyenne.
JE Reynolds
SmithPirate Nap: A Book of Colors
Two brothers use their imaginations to turn their surroundings into a colorful pirate adventure before naptime.
JE Smith
SpiresSmall Saul
Will Small Saul be able to prove his worth as a pirate, or will he be thrown overboard?
JE Spires

Easy Readers (JE ER)


Author Title Call Number
CannonOn the Go With Pirate Pete and Pirate Joe
Pirate Pete and Pirate Joe go out for seafood with their cat Studley and their dog Dudley.
JE ER Cannon
FarberOoey Gooey
When Captain Short Bob, the pirate king, cooks up a dish of bubblegum and tuna fish, he loses his gold tooth to a sea beast.
JE ER Farber
HayesThe Mystery of the Pirate Ghost
Otto and his Uncle Tooth track down the pirate ghost terrorizing Boogle Bay.
JE ER Hayes
KesslerPoppy the Pirate Dog
Poppy can't wait to go on vacation with her family. When she finds a skull-and-crossbones scarf, she's sure a pirate's life of adventure on the open seas awaits.
JE ER Kessler
MorganPirates Drive Buses
While conducting a tour of the "landlubbers' world" for a busload of sea creatures, Pirate intercepts school-bound siblings Billy and Heidi.
JE ER Morgan

Children’s Fiction (J)


Author Title Call Number
BabbittJack Plank Tells Tales
Jack Plank started out as a pirate, but he wasn't very good at plundering.
J Babbitt
McDonaldThe Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt
On a trip to "Artichoke" Island, Judy and Stink are involved with Cap'n Weevil, a treasure map, and a hunt for gold. (Judy Moody and Stink series)
J McDonald
MilwayThe Curse of Mousebeard
When Emiline and Scratcher set off on a quest to free Mousebeard from the curse, they end up in the lost land of mice.
J Milway
OsbornePirates Past Noon
The magic tree house whisks Jack and Annie back to the days of deserted islands, secret maps, hidden gold, and nasty pirates. (Magic Tree House series)
J Osborne
ReesUncle Pirate to the Rescue
When Captain receives a plea from his former crew, he heads out to rescue them and is soon followed by his nephew Wilson and others.
J Rees
RootLilly and the Pirates
Ten-year-old Lilly leaves the home of her librarian great-uncle and sets out with an old woman pirate to rescue her parents.
J Root
ScieszkaThe Not-So-Jolly Roger
Three friends are sent back in time by a magic book, and they find themselves prisoners of the evil pirate Blackbeard. (Time Warp Trio series)
J Scieszka

Nonfiction, Folktales & Poetry


Author Title Call Number
FlorianShiver Me Timbers!: Pirate Poems and Paintings
An illustrated collection of poems for children about pirates.
J811 FL
HunterPirate Treasure
Examines the hunt for treasures lost or hidden by pirates to see whether any of the legends of buried treasure could really be true.
J910.45 HU
LubberPirateology: The Sea Journal of Captain William Lubber, Pirate Hunter General, Boston, Massachusetts
Discover the pirate's world through treasure maps, charts, and other interesting resources.
J910.45 ST

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