Books tagged: schooner

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Cadet: A Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,930. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Disgraced, he’s off to Pensacola, the “Cradle of Naval Aviation.” There’s a bailout from a burning seaplane. A week later at his new squadron he’s involved in the crash of their Beechcraft. One year later he was being carried by stretcher out of a major crash of a DC-3 in Naples, Italy. A pattern?
Phoenix of the Seas
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 94,420. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Here is the saga of the Ernestina-Morrissey, official State Ship of Massachusetts. It recounts her remarkable history from Gloucester fishing schooner on the Grand Banks, to expedition vessel to the Arctic under famed navigator Captain Bob Bartlett, to packet ship linking Cape Verdean-Americans with their home island, and finally to seagoing educational vessel.
An Irish Nor'easter
Price: Free! Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A divorced man decides to take a risky chance at solving his money problems during a storm in Ireland.
By The Sea, Book Three: Laura
Series: BY THE SEA, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,140. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
While the Great Depression grinds relentlessly on, Laura Andersson, a Midwestern farm girl with an improbable love of the sea, embarks on a bold adventure that promises riches but delivers passion, one that threatens all she holds dear.
14 Fun Facts About Pirates: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Pirates are thieves who roam the seas. They prey on ships to steal their cargoes and valuables. Pirates have been around since the invention of boats! There is even an old tale that Caesar Augustus was captured by pirates and held for ransom! Find out 14 fun facts about pirates in this fun 15-minute book! The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.
The Astonishing Adventure of the Dashing and Valiant Boy Prodigies Maddox and Tristan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,470. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013 by DC Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
From the minds of two eight year olds boys comes an astonishing adventure of high seas swashbuckling, treasure hunts and exotic beasts of all shapes and sizes!
The Second Mate's Cup of Tea
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(SHORT STORY: HISTORICAL) Queen Victoria's seventy-first birthday. An Englishman far from home and homesick. All he wanted was a cup of English tea. Served properly. On clean china. On clean table linen. In the small port of Garibaldi, Oregon, in the dining room of the town's finest hotel what he got was something annoyingly different. Check out Jamie's website at http://www.jamiemcnabb.com.
14 Fun Facts About Pirates
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Pirates are thieves who roam the seas. They prey on ships to steal their cargoes and valuables. Pirates have been around ever since the invention of boats! There is even an old tale that Caesar Augustus was caught by pirates and held for ransom. However, when we think of pirates, we often think of those dashing adventurers that roamed the seas. Read some fun facts about pirates in this fun book.
The Schooner Mildred E
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 14,120. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1898, a two masted schooner, the Mildred E, departed Boston, Massachusetts, bound for Seattle and the gold fields of Alaska. On board were two brothers out to make their fortune by taking cargo from Seattle to Alaska. The crew included a captain who liked the bottle too much, a second mate with two wooden legs, and a cook with an obsession that would threatened the lives of the whole crew.
The Tern Schooner (Privateers & Gentlemen)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,240. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Heir to a privateering tradition, Gideon Markham brings his schooner into the Gulf of Mexico to wage unremitting war on the British who threaten America’s freedom. Gideon must face Jean Laffite’s pirates, a mutiny, an attack by Red Stick Creeks, and a British invasion . . . none of which are as alarming as Maria-Anna de Suarez, an attractive widow with her own way of fighting the war.