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Pirates!

Shiver me timbers! This literary loot can be found in the Picture Book section, under author's last name. Nonfiction pirates lurk in J/Y 910.45. Arrr! Click here for a print-friendly version of this list.
Bardhan-Quallen The Pirate Princess    (Tired of the royal life, Princess Bea boards a pirate ship and sets out for adventure on the high seas but soon finds she is not a good buccaneer.)
Bateman Fluffy, Scourge of the Sea    (When Fluffy, a pampered poodle, is captured by canine pirates, he uses his wiles to convince them that he is in reality the "Scourge of All the Sea.")
Brown Pirateria: The Wonderful Plunderful Pirate Emporium    (Pirateria is a store that provides everything a buccaneer might want in the way of high-quality pirate gear.)
Clickard Victricia Malicia: Book-Loving Buccaneer    (Victricia Malicia Calamity Barrett's preference for dry land and her love of books perplexes her pirate family.)
Cole The Trouble with Uncle    (Uncle, who is a pirate, doesn't fit in with the other members of the yacht club, so he starts his own, buys a treasure map, and marries a mermaid.)
Dorman Pirates of the Sea!    (Cap'n Bones and his crew face sharks, a sea serpent, and more as they follow a map toward a real treasure.)
Duddle The Pirates Next Door: Starring the Jolley-Rogers    (When a pirate family moves to Dull-on-Sea, rumors of their strange behavior start to spread, but Matilda is happy to meet her neighbors.)
Fox Tough Boris    (Although he is a very tough pirate, Boris cries when his parrot dies.)
Funke Pirate Girl    (Ferocious Captian Firebeard and his crew meet their match when they kidnap a girl named Molly.)
Grossmann-Hensel Papa Is a Pirate    (A young boy is dubious about his Papa's claim that he is a pirate.)
Harley Dirty Joe, the Pirate: A True Story    (Dirty Joe and his crew terrorize the seas in their quest for dirty socks but meet their match in Stinky Annie, whose favorite loot is pilfered underwear.)
Helquist Roger, the Jolly Pirate    (While his shipmates face their toughest enemy, Roger has a chance to prove himself in a most unlikely way after being banished below decks.)
Kennedy Pirate Pete's Talk Like a Pirate    (In search of a crew, Pirate Pete and his parrot look for "stanky scallywags" who possess certain conversational skills.)
Kimmel Robin Hook, Pirate Hunter!    (A kind and honest young pirate and his ragamuffin crew thwart evil pirates by rescuing and giving riches to the innocent and the poor.)
Kroll The Pigrates Clean Up    (Pig pirates work hard to get their ship and themselves clean for their captain's wedding.)
Lasky Pirate Bob    (Describes the life of a pirate, named simply Bob, whose job is to cut the steering cables and cripple the ships he and his shipmates will loot.)
Leuck I Love My Pirate Papa    (A pirate's son shares the things he loves about his father, including climbing the mast together and sharing the booty when they find buried treasure.)
Lofgren Alvin the Pirate    (Alvin sails off with a band of pirates who seem to think that he is their captain, and they all engage in a food fight with the crew of another ship.)
Long How 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.)
Mahy The Man Whose Mother Was a Pirate    (A man gives up his office job and runs off to sea with his old mother who used to be a pirate.)
McElligott Backbeard and the Birthday Suit    (A humorous story of a rough, tough, and hairy pirate who gets some new clothes.)
Preller A Pirate's Guide to First Grade    (A young pirate and his crew embark on a grand adventure when they board the bus for the first day of first grade.)
Quattlebaum Pirate vs. Pirate: The Terrific Tale of a Big Blustery Maritime Match    (What happens when two of the fiercest pirates in the world find they can't out-insult, out-swim, out-throw, or out-treasure each other?)
Seaworthy Port Side Pirates    (Sail the deep blue seas with pirates while singing along to a catchy song!)
Thomson Pirates, Ho!    (Pirates Peg-Leg Tom, Angus Black, Dreadful Nell, and One-Eyed Jack chase ships on the high seas and fall asleep counting gold instead of sheep.)
Tucker Do Pirates Take Baths?    (Humorous rhyming answers to eleven questions about the life of pirates.)

Last Updated: 11/12