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Dead Reckoning: A Pirate Voyage with Captain Drake

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  • Find out more about Captain Francis Drake
National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, U.K.  Sir Francis Drake.  Online:  www.nmm.ac.uk/

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Few if any books about Sir Francis Drake have been written about him, for the young adult audience.  However, there are several books which can provide some additional information about Drake and his pirate activities.  These books might be good resources for the adults working with young readers or for able readers who are interested in other voices and perspectives about Drake.

Bawlf, R. Samuel.  (2003) The Secret Voyage of Sir Francis Drake, 1577-1580.  Walker & Company.
Kelsey, Harry.  (2000) Sir Francis Drake: The Queen's Pirate (Yale Nota Bene).  Yale University Press.
Whitfield, Peter.  (2004)  Francis Drake (Historic Lives).  New York University Press.
Gerrard, Roy.  (1989) Sir Francis Drake : His Daring Deeds.  Farrar, Straus and Giroux.  (Picture Book format)
Marrin, Albert.  (1995) The Sea King : Sir Francis Drake and His Times.  Atheneum.  (Young Adult)

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    Text for Curriculum section © 2005 Sharron McElmeel @ McBookwords.
    Portions of this text may have been published in earlier publications by Sharron L. McElmeel and are reprinted here with permission.