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Picture Books (JE)


Author Title Call Number
EstesIzzy and Oscar
Octopuses make the best pets! Pretend pirate captain Izzy is looking for a pet when an adventurous little octopus squiggles into town.
JE Estes
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
SandersPirate's Mother Goose
This book includes upbeat rhythms and rhymes of well known nursery rhymes.
JE Sanders
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
WinstanleyThe Pirate's Bed
A ship's bed floats in the water and realizes that something is missing.
JE Winstanley

Early 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
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, a 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
BaileySeven Dead Pirates
Lewis's great-grandfather passes away and leaves his family with his decaying seaside mansion.
J Bailey
Bondor-StoneShivers!: The Pirate Who's Afraid of Everything
Shivers needs to save his parents from the clutches of evil.
J Bondor-Stone
FunkeThe Pirate Pig
On Butterfly Island, sailer Stout Sam and his deckhand Pip must rescue their treasure.
J Funke
MabbittThe Unlikely Adventures of Mabel Jones
Mabel finds herself aboard the Feroshus Maggot, a ship crewed by the strangest bunch of pirates.
J Mabbitt
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
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.
J Rees
ScieszkaThe Not-So-Jolly Roger
Three friends are sent back in time by a magic book. (Time Warp Trio series)
J Scieszka

Nonfiction, Folktales & Poetry


Author Title Call Number
FlorianShiver Me Timbers!: Pirate Poems & 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.
J910.45 ST

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