The Sea Rovers J364.164
by Albert Marrin
Discusses Drake, Morgan, Blackbeard, and other pirates and privateers, both men and women, who have roamed the sea since 1500.
by Richard Platt
From Avery to Blackbeard, discover pirates, their weapons, their plunders, & their mysteries.
Pirate Ship Adventure Crafts J745.5
by Anna Llimos
Provides step-by-step instructions on how to make eleven simple pirate-themed crafts, such as a ship, pirate crew, treasure chest, and more, and it includes a story for kids to tell with their crafts.
Pirates: Facts, Things to Make, Activities J745.5
by Rachel Wright
Explores the world of historical and contemporary pirates. Includes step-by-step instructions for creating related crafts such as a treasure island or ship figurehead.
Can You See What I See? Treasure Ship J793.73
by Walter Wick
Presents a search-and-find sequence of elaborately illustrated puzzles that takes readers on a journey through time to imagine the travels of a coin from the hull of an 18th-century pirate ship to the shore of a present-day beach.
Shiver Me Timbers: Pirate Poems and Paintings J811.54
by Douglas Florian
An illustrated collection of poems for children about pirates.
Pirates: Poems J811.54
by David L. Harrison
There are famous pirates, and then there are the rest of the pirates. All were a bunch of misfits, thugs, and ne'er-do-wells who spent most of their time bored, waiting for a few moments of excitement and rich booty that could very well get them wounded or killed, or captured and executed. But to most of those who swore the oath of the Brotherhood, it was just a job.
What if You Met a Pirate? J910.45
by Jan Adkins
Describes what piracy was like, concentrating on the period of 1500 to 1750, with a timeline extending from 78 BC to the present day.
by Dina Anastasio
Describes the life of a pirate, the codes by which pirate crews lived and how they operated and mentions famous pirates and their lost treasures.
Pirates: Robbers of the High Seas J910.45
by Gail Gibbons
Describes, in simple text and illustrations, the lives of pirates, the ships they sailed, and the type of treasure they stole.
The Best Book of Pirates J910.45
by Barnaby Harward
An introduction to pirates discusses life aboard a pirate ship, examines the tools of the trade, and portrays famous pirates.
The Pirate’s Handbook J910.45
by Margarette Lincoln
Presents facts about the lives of real pirates and provides ideas for how to become one with instructions for making pirate shoe buckles, a treasure map, pirate flag, and pieces of eight.
Pirates Most Wanted J910.45
by John Matthews
Presents information on the most ruthless pirates, including Henry Morgan, William Kidd, and Blackbeard.
Pirates and Treasure J910.45
by Saviour Pirotta
Examines the history of pirates and their treasures, from the Phoenician sailors that terrorized the Mediterranean as early as 2000 B.C. to the marauding pirates in nineteenth-century Asia.
Sir Francis Drake: Navigator and Pirate J942.055 D761
by Earle Rice, Jr.
A biography of the sixteenth-century English explorer who became a national hero for sailing around the world.
The Book of Pirates: A Guide to Plundering, Pillaging and Other Pursuits J910.45
by Jamaica Rose and Michael MacLeod
Briefly introduces pirates throughout history, and discusses notable individuals, pirate ships and tactics, piracy in the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, and Asia, and pirates as they appear in popular culture.
Daring Pirate Women J910.45
by Anne W. Sharp
Profiles pirates throughout history, especially women pirates of Europe, America, and Asia, such as Princess Alvilda, Ingean Ruadh, Grany Imallye, Elizabeth Killigrew, Anne Bonny, and Lai Cho San.
by Dugald Steer
Aar! Hoist the sails for a lavish new discovery filled with treasures — a magnificent resource for pirate lovers everywhere.
Picture Books are shelved alphabetically by the author's last name.
Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs
by Giles Andreae
When Flinn enters the classroom art closet for supplies, his imagination sends him on a high-seas adventure filled with pirates, dinosaurs, mystery, and swordfights.
Henry and the Crazed Chicken Pirates
by Carolyn Crimi
When the Buccaneer Bunnies receive a note from an unknown enemy, Henry researches and writes a book called "Plan for Impending Danger from the Unknown Enemy Who Wrote the Scary Note," which helps him when the enemy finally arrives.
by Mem Fox
Although he is a very tough pirate, Boris von der Borch cries when his parrots dies.
by Cornelia Funke
Ferocious Captain Firebeard thinks that he and his band of ruthless pirates rule the high seas, but Firebeard's crew meet their match when they kidnap a girl named Molly.
Papa is a Pirate
by Katharina Grossmann-Hensel
Questions what fathers do all day & how they compare to pirates, from having prickly growth on their chins to sometimes smelling like the sea.
Roger the Jolly Pirate
by Brett Helquist
While his shipmates face their toughest enemy, Roger has a chance to prove himself in a most unlikely way after being banished, as usual, below decks during the fighting.
Class Three at Sea
by Julia Jarman
The teacher and students of Class Three are so absorbed by the marine life they see while sailing on the ocean that they do not notice that they are being pursued by pirates.
by Julia Kay
A little boy has grand, swashbuckling adventures at bath time in his clipper ship--the bathtub.
Bubble Bath Pirates!
by Jarrett Krosoczka
When pirate mommy announces bath time, it is yo ho ho and to the bath we go for her little pirates.
Pirates Don’t Change Diapers
by Melinda Long
Braid Beard and his pirate crew return to retrieve the treasure they buried in Jeremy Jacob's backyard, but first they must help calm his baby sister, Bonney Anne, whom they awoke from her nap.
Captain Barnacle’s Aquarium
by Edward Miller
Captain Barnacle tells visitors how he sailed the seas, escaped from ruthless pirates, and eventually used his loot to open an aquarium. Includes facts about ocean animals and a pirate glossary.
Captain Raptor and the Space Pirates
by Kevin O’Malley & Patrick O’Brien
Captain Raptor and the crew of the Megatooth are called back into action to save the planet Jurassica from rogue space pirates.
The Old Pirate of Central Park
by Robert Priest
A retired pirate and a retired queen engage in a thunderous battle to gain control of the Central Park sailboat pond.
The Pirate’s Eye
by Robert Priest
When Captain Black the pirate loses his glass eye, a pauper finds it and creates a book from images of the captain's experiences that he sees within it, resulting in a change in both their lives.
Archie and the Pirates
by Marc Rosenthal
When Archie the monkey finds himself on a strange island, he makes a multitude of new friends who help him defend their home from intruding pirates.
Pirate Nap: A Book of Colors
by Danna Smith
Two brothers use their imaginations to turn their surroundings--from a white bandana and yellow coins to a red blanket and even their baby sister-- into a colorful pirate adventure before naptime.
Shiver Me Letters: A Pirate ABC
by June Sobel
Having decided that R is not enough for them, a bumbling band of pirates sets sail on a quest to capture the rest of the alphabet.
This Little Pirate
by Philemon Sturges
Two bands of pirates fight over a box, but when they raise the white flag and open the box together, they find a treasure to share.
Charlotte Jane Battles Bedtime!
by Myra Wolfe
From the day Charlotte Jane was born on a pirate ship she has had "formidable oomph," but when she succeeds in conquering sleep by staying up all night, her oomph seems to weigh anchor.
The Ballad of the Pirate Queens
by Jane Yolen
Two women who sailed with Calico Jack Rackham and his pirates in the early 1700s do their best to defend their ship while the men on board are busy drinking.