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By Julian F Thompson. 2000
Sixteen-year-old Terry stows away on a yacht that was stolen by young Mick and is sailing south. Mick is washed… overboard during a tropical storm. Terry is rescued and held for ransom by an eccentric pirate family that is looking for buried treasure. Senior High. 2000.
By Roderick Haig-Brown. 2000
Seventeen-year-old Don Morgan has bought himself a 32-foot west coast salmon troller. Now he is free to fish the entire… length of the BC coast. With his friend Tubby Miller, he sets off on his adventure, but things don't unfold quite as he had hoped. Don soon realizes that he has a lot to learn, not just about commercial fishing, but about growing up. For senior high readers. 1948. c2000.
By William Golding. 1980
In the cabin of an ancient, stinking warship bound for Australia, a man writes a journal to entertain his godfather… back in England. With wit and disdain he records mounting tensions on board, as an obsequious clergyman attracts the animosity of the tyrannical captain and surly crew. Followed by "Close quarters" (DC31504). Junior and senior high. 1980 Man Booker Prize. 1980. (Sea trilogy ; 1)
By John Boyne. 2009
1789. 14-year-old John Turnstile, arrested as a pickpocket, is offered a choice of jail or ship duty, and becomes Captain… Bligh's servant aboard The Bounty. The infamous Bligh, a shrewd navigator and devoted husband and father, often antagonizes his crew with his moodiness and rigid adherence to duty, loyalty, and honour. After six months on Tahiti, second-in-command Fletcher Christian leads a mutiny, forcing Bligh and 18 loyal crew members into a 23-foot launch with only a compass and meagre rations. For senior high readers. Some strong language, some descriptions of violence, and some descriptions of sex. c2009.
By Jules Verne. 1970
Un roman d'aventures qui a lieu en Afrique du Sud au pays des diamants (d'où le titre) et un roman… historique sur la guerre d'Indépendance grecque (1820-1830). Deux facettes du génie de conteur que fut Jules Verne. Pour les lecteurs d'école secondaire. 1970.
By Ian Cameron. 1975
An expedition searching for legendary golden seals near the most desolate island on earth is trapped in a re-enactment of… an old tragedy. The party faces an Antarctic winter, deadly disasters, and supernatural forces. For high school and older readers. Some strong language. 1975.
By Gary Paulsen. 1989
When 14-year-old David goes out on a sailboat to scatter his uncle's ashes, he is caught in a fierce storm… that carries him 350 miles from home. For junior and senior high readers. 1989.
By Robert Louis Stevenson. 1946
By Jean Lemieux. 2010
Qui n'a pas un jour rêvé de partir à la recherche d'un trésor caché sur une île déserte ? Montez… à bord ! Le Trésor de Brion vous fera découvrir l'univers des îles de la Madeleine avec ses pêcheurs, ses vacanciers de juillet, le musée de Havre-Aubert... et une mystérieuse histoire de pirates ! Un roman prenant qui mêle habilement histoire, amour et aventure. -- 4e de couv.
By Robert Louis Stevenson, Janice Greene. 1999
While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of the inn and her… son find a treasure map that leads to a pirate fortune as well as great danger. Adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's work, published in 1883. For junior and senior high readers. 1999.
By Dewey Lambdin. 2010
It is 1781 and the British-held American port of Yorktown on the Chesapeake Bay is under siege. Pounded by the… American colonists on land and the deadly warships of their French allies at sea, the once proud city is in flames and near ruin. But on the horizon, the King's own fleet of heavily armed frigates heads full sail to blast through France's blockade. Aboard His Majesty's swift flagship DESPERATE, midshipman Alan Lewrie quickly sets his gunners to their lethal work, firing rapid broadsides of twenty-four pound shot at the enemy vessels. Cannon fire lights up the death-filled night as the fate of the King's Colonies hangs on the bravery of one young midshipman leading his ships into the fiery jaws of battle.
By Dewey Lambdin. 2019
The twenty-fifth title in Dewey Lambdin's beloved series of historical naval adventure. Lewrie loses his ship and his command when… he receives news that Vigilance must return to England to be decommissioned and turned over to the dockyards for a complete refit. Lewrie is grounded, put on half-pay, and his crew disperses to look for new positions. It's late Autumn, and being ashore is heavenly, after a time. Lewrie spends time with his wife Jessica, helps his son Hugh find a new ship, and happily marries off Charlotte. Life onshore is quiet until Lewrie finds himself once again in the headlines of the city papers after discovering a dognapping gang and uncovering stolen Bisquits and Rembrants. The headlines should be positive, but soon the tides turn against Lewrie once again. There's never a dull moment for Lewrie. Dewey Lambdin is the reigning master of maritime fiction, celebrated as the heir to Patrick O'Brian and C.S. Forester. For over twenty years, his devoted fans have followed the adventures of Alan Lewrie, Royal Navy, from his days as a midshipmen to captain of his own ship and, though on somewhat dubious grounds, a baronetcy.
By R. M. Robert Michael Ballantyne. 1858
By Patricia Juste Amédée. 2008
Tila est une Métisse de douze ans, fille d'une ancienne esclave africaine et d'un pirate français qu'elle n'a jamais connu.… Elle mène une existence paisible dans un petit village d'Indiens kalinagos, sur l'île de la Dominique, jusqu'au jour où elle découvre un monde parallèle peuplé d'étranges créatures qui en savent déjà long sur elle. Mais Tila n'est pas au bout de ses surprises! Pour les lecteurs d'école secondaire. c2008. (Tila ; 1)
By John Lunn. 2005
Fifteen-year-old Greta travels with her brilliant father to a laboratory on the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. Her father has… created a man-made black hole, but an accident with it spins her dad, along with all the other scientists, billions of years into the future, trapping in a particle of time. Three other kids live on the habitat, and, calling themselves the Aquanauts, they band together with Greta to travel through time in a frantic attempt to save their parents and themselves from being locked under the sea for eternity. For junior and senior high readers. Some descriptions of violence. 2005.
By Camille Bouchard. 2008
François a perdu la mémoire. Avec un homme qui prétend être son oncle, il est prisonnier à bord du galion… du pirate français Doublon d'or. Le bateau doit accoster sur une île peuplée d'indiens tainos. François retrouve la mémoire, et constate que sa destinée est étroitement liée au peuple de cette île. Descriptions explicites de violence, descriptions explicites de nature sexuelle, et quelques passages où le langage est grossier. Pour les lecteurs d'école secondaire. 2008. (Pirates ; 1)
By Peter Benchley. 1982
A 16-year-old fisherman's daughter, fascinated by the sea and its creatures, discovers an unchartered submerged volcanic peak, and the magic… of a myth comes true. For junior and senior high readers. 1982.
By William Bedford. 2001
Daniel loves being out at sea. He is desperate to go fishing with his dad but for two years his… dad has made excuses to leave him behind. There is only one way to find out why, and it could get him into a lot of trouble. Grades 2-4. 2001.
By L. M Boston. 1967
By Tom Bodett. 1999
In their fisherman father's absence, thirteen-year-old September and her twelve-year-old brother Ivan defy his orders and set out in their… small boat for the Alaskan town across the bay. Underway they are caught in a terrifying storm called a williwaw. Grades 5-8. 1999.