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The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

The works listed will allow your students to further explore the various themes related to The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle:

Kipling, Rudyard . Captains Courageous. 1897. Chicago: Children's, 1959. Washed overboard from an ocean liner, a wealthy young boy is rescued by fishermen, who put him to work on their boat. (challenging)

Kristana, Gregory. The Stowaway. New York: Scholastic, 1995. In 1818, 11-year-old Varlito has his quiet life in Monterey, California, threatened when an Argentinian pirate attacks. (easy)

Maddocks, Melvin. The Atlantic Crossing. Alexandria: Time-Life, 1961. A lushly illustrated book that chronicles trans-Atlantic voyages from the 1600s into the 20th century. (average)

Markham, Lois. Avi. The Learning Works Meet the Author Series. Santa Barbara: Learning Works, 1996. A very personal biography of the author that has been written for young fans and includes interesting background on many of Avi's books. (average)