MILLER POPE'S BOOK OF PIRATES, Pope,
Miller. ~~~ $20.95
120 pgs., fill color illustrations, 2007, Elementary, middle school.
Miller Pope, a resident of Brunswick County, was inspired
by the locale's rich pirate lore to write this book. Also a professional
artist, Pope has suffused the book with nearly 150 original illustrations.
From Captain Kidd to Blackbeard to the pirates of the orient . . .From
bloody battles to walking the plank . . .from blunderbusses to cutlasses.
This world of pirates and piracy is sure to please and inform pirate
fans of all ages.
• Race for Riches: a history of the origins of piracy
• Greed and Gold: a pirate’s life aboard ship and in battle
• Tools of the Trade: weapons, vessels, and pirate culture
• Rogues and Raiders: profiles of pirates through history
• Other Pirates, Other Times: the past and future of piracy
• A Roster of Infamy: a list of pirates and their vessels
Curriculum Applications: 4th & 8th Grade Social Studies
and Language Arts
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