The Dagger Quick

ISBN-10: 1442483687
ISBN-13: 9781442483682
Author: Eames, Brian
Interest Level: 3-7
Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Publication Date: November 2013

Copyright: 2011

Page Count: 352

Series: The Dagger Chronicles


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Interest Level

Grades 3-7

Reading Level

Guided Reading:
Lexile:
Accelerated Reader Level: 4.6
Accelerated Reader Points: 11.0
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BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Siblings

JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Values & Virtues

Description
It's the pirate's life for Kitto in this "exciting and richly detailed historical swashbuckler" (Publishers Weekly). Twelve-year-old Christopher, aka Kitto, is seemingly doomed to follow in the footsteps of his father as a barrel-maker in seventeenth-century England, especially because of his clubfoot. Yet Kitto longs for more. And after his father is murdered and his stepmother and brother are kidnapped, he has no choice but to set off on a dangerous seafaring voyage with bounty hunters on his trail and his sole ally an uncle he hardly knows; an uncle who is an infamous pirate and the only man ever crazy enough to steal from the equally infamous Governor of Jamaica... A lively narrative School Library Journal calls "fast-paced, well-developed, and historically accurate...this coming-of-age quest is perfect for landlubbers and pirate aficionados alike."
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