|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)