Mary Reed: Female Pirate by Calista Plummer
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies.
Approx. 3,080 words.
Published on June 17, 2013 by
One of the most famous pirates to sail the seas, was Mary Reed, a female pirate! Some people spell her last name Read, but since Mary couldn't read or write, it made no difference to her. Mary was born into a sailing family. Find out about the life of this girl who was raised as a boy, and who grew up to become one of only two women convicted of piracy! A 15-minute biography.