Lone Star Heroines Marooned on the Pirate Coast by Melinda Rice, Alan McCuller
  

Synopsis

Lone Star Heroines Marooned on the Pirate Coast by Melinda Rice, Alan McCuller

In the early 1820s, eleven-year-old Georgina is excited to be moving to the wild Texas frontier with her family. But those dreams are dashed when their ship sinks during a storm. Georgie finds herself marooned alone, scared, and soaking wet on the Texas coast inhabited only by Karankawa natives. She doesnit think things can get any worse, but then sheis rescuedoby pirates led by Jean Laffite! This book in the Lone Star Heroines series brings to life real Texas history with a background chapter on the Karankawa natives, the founding of Galveston and the hurricanes that regularly threaten it, and biographies of Laffite and some famous Texans who met him. Look for other stories of Lone Star Heroines and Lone Star Heroes for boys, too.

About the Author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
123 pages

Author

Melinda Rice, Alan McCuller
More books by Melinda Rice, Alan McCuller

Publisher

Republic of Texas Press,U.S.

Publication date

1st July 2002

ISBN

9781556229350


It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family

A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools