- CRRL Staff
I hope you have a chance to read the other books in the Bloody Jack series:
Curse of the Blue Tattoo: being an account of the misadventures of Jacky Faber, midshipman and fine lady, by L.A. Meyer.
After being exposed as a girl, Jacky Faber is forced to leave the Dolphin and attend the elite Lawson Peabody School for Girls in Boston. But growing up on the streets of London and fighting pirates never prepared Jacky for her toughest battle yet: learning how to be a lady. But whether she's triumphing over her snobbish classmates, avenging a serving girl's murder, or winning over a stubborn horse that's as fast as the wind, one thing's for sure: Jacky's new life in Boston is just as exciting as her old one on the high seas.
Under the Jolly Roger: being an account of the further nautical adventures of Jacky Faber, by L.A. Meyer.
In 1804, fifteen-year-old Jacky Faber heads back to sea where she gains control of a British warship and eventually becomes a privateer.
Mississippi Jack : being an account of the further waterborne adventures of Jacky Faber, midshipman, fine lady, and the Lily of the West.
In 1806, the exploits of Jacky Faber continue as she heads west to avoid capture by the British and discovers adventure aboard a keelboat on the mighty Mississippi River.
You may also like to try these:
Pirates! / by Celia Rees.
In 1722, after arriving with her brother at the family's Jamaican plantation where she is to be married off, sixteen-year-old Nancy Kington escapes with her slave friend, Minerva Sharpe, and together they become pirates traveling the world in search of treasure
Piratica : being a daring tale of a singular girl's adventure upon the high seas.
by Tanith Lee
A bump on the head restores Art's memories of her mother and the exciting life they led, so the sixteen-year-old leaves Angels Academy for Young Maidens, seeks out the pirates who were her family before her mother's death, and leads them back to adventure on the high seas.
The true confessions of Charlotte Doyle / by Avi.
As the lone "young lady" on a transatlantic voyage in 1832, Charlotte learns that the captain is murderous and the crew rebellious
The Pirate’s Son / Geraldine McCaughrean.
Left penniless in eighteenth century England, fourteen-year-old Nathan Gull and his mousy sister Maud accompany Tamo, the son of a notorious pirate, to his homeland of Madagascar where they are all changed by their encounter with Tamo's dangerous past
Ghost Ship: a novel / by Dietlof Reiche.
An eighteenth-century figurehead, the journal of a ship’s quartermaster, and supernatural occurrences at a seaside resort lead twelve-year-old Vicki and her friend Peter on a quest to lift a curse and set right a horrible deed committed two hundred and thirty years in the past.
If you’d like to try something off the pirate topic but still historical fiction:
The Red Thread: a novel in three incarnations / Roderick Townley.
Prompted by recurrent dreams, sixteen-year-old Dana sees a therapist who hypnotizes her into remembering past lives. She uncovers an ancient crime that has drawn the same souls together through three lifetimes.