Pirates

Pirates of Crocodile Swamp

By Jim Arnoksy

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Kidnapped by their father, two boys escape into the mangrove swamps of Key Largo, Florida, where they learn to live on their own among the wildlife. J Fic Arn
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Peter and the Starcatchers

By Dave Barry

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Don't even think of starting this book unless you're sitting in a comfortable chair and have lots of time. A fast-paced, impossible-to-put-down adventure awaits as the young orphan Peter and his mates are dispatched to an island ruled by the evil King Zarboff. They set sail aboard the Never Land, a ship carrying a precious and mysterious trunk in its cargo hold but the journey quickly becomes fraught with excitement and danger. Discover richly developed characters in the sweet but sophisticated Molly, the scary but familiar Black Stache, and the fearless Peter. Treacherous battles with pirates, foreboding thunderstorms at sea, and evocative writing immerse the reader in a story that slowly and finally reveals the secrets and mysteries of the beloved Peter Pan. J Fic Bar
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Alphaboat

By Michael Chesworth

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Rhyming text full of puns tells the story of the letters of the alphabet sailing off to look for a buried treasure.

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Let the Good Times Roll with Pirate Pete and Pirate Joe

By A.E. Cannon

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Pirate Pete and Pirate Joe visit the Pirate Queen and have fun playing games and going to Disco Dan's House of Pins.

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Sassinak

By Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Moon

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When space pirates captured a little girl named Sassinak and murdered her parents, they had no idea they were sowing the seeds of their own destruction.
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Giant Rat of Sumatra: Or Pirates Galore

By Sid Fleischman

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Twelve-year-old cabin boy Shipwreck only wants to find his way home from San Diego to New England, but first he must face snarling mutineers, barefoot bandits, hairbreadth escapes, duels, cunning barkeeps, simmering revenge, secret identities, scrappy orphans, and more.

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Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy

By L.A. Meyer

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Reduced to begging and thievery in the streets of London, a thirteen-year-old orphan disguises herself as a boy and connives her way onto a British warship set for high sea adventure in search of pirates.

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Piratica: Being a Daring Tale of a Singular Girl's Adventure Upon the High Seas

By Tanith Lee

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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.

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Damsels in Distress--Not!

Trickster's Choice by Tamora Pierce

Her father was the King of Thieves in the capital city of Tortall, now "retired" to lead the Crown's secret service. Her mother is Alanna, the best fighter in the kingdom and the first woman to ever be a knight.