François L'Olonnais

François L'Olonnais

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Yo-ho-ho! Join our terror on the high seas as stories of famous pirates from around the world are retold in this fast-moving series for kids in grades 3 through 6; each book includes an analysis page in each chapter that helps the kids understand what is real and what might have been fictionalized over time; Each book provides a concluding chapter that recounts for the kids whether the pirate is more legend or mostly truth.Meet one of the nastiest and cruelest pirates who sailed in the Caribbean Sea along the Spanish Main. Meet Francois L'Olonnais. He was a great sailor, a great organizer of men and ships, but a very wicked person. Francois L'Olonnais's goal in life was to steal from the Spanish and to become rich. His brief life as a pirate was filled with exciting adventures. Some were big successes. Others were dismal failures. He certainly drove the Spanish crazy, but did he become rich? What happened to him in the end? Want to know more? If you are interested in pirates and love adventure and drama, then join us on our journey as we follow the pirate life of Francois L'Olonnais. These books correlate well to common core standards that ask students to read stories and literature, as well as more complex texts that provide facts and background knowledge in areas such as science and social studies. Students will be challenged and asked questions that push them to refer back to what they've read. This stresses critical-thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skills that are required for success in college, career, and life.
Publisher: Hockessin, Del. :, Mitchell Lane Publishers,, 2016
ISBN: 9781680200799
Branch Call Number: jB L'Olonnais Derovan
Characteristics: 47 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm

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