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The ghost in the noonday sun
Par Sid Fleischman. 2007
A pirate story unfolds when a 12-year-old boy is shanghaied and made to search for buried treasure - all because…the villainous captain thinks that a boy born at the stroke of midnight ought to have the power to see a ghost. Grades 5-8. Some descriptions of violence, some strong language. 2007, c1965.
The flag captain (Richard Bolitho novels. #13.)
Par Alexander Kent. 1971
Returning home after 18 months at sea, Flag Captain Richard Bolitho finds himself at the centre of the Great Mutiny.…Set in 1795 as France continues to battle for supremacy of the seas. Sequel to "Enemy in sight!" (DC05590). Followed by "Signal -- close action!" (DC32994). 1971. (Richard Bolitho novels ; 13)
The final unfinished voyage of Jack Aubrey (Aubrey-maturin Ser.)
Par Patrick O'Brian. 2005
An incomplete, final installment of the Aubrey/Maturin seafaring adventure series features three printed chapters and a facsimile of the manuscript,…which includes details about Jack Aubrey's post-promotion mission to the South Africa station and a duel between Stephen Maturin and an impertinent officer. Some strong language. 2005.
The far side of the world (Jack Aubrey ; #10)
Par Patrick O'Brian. 1997
It is the war of 1812 and Jack Aubrey and his tetchy, sardonic friend Stephen Maturin set sail across the…South Atlantic to intercept a powerful American frigate outward bound from Boston to play havoc with the British whaling trade. It is a commission after Jack's own heart, and best of all he's given his much-loved ship "Surprise" - reprieved from the breaker's yard because of her exceptional sailing qualities. Sequel to "Treason's harbour" (DC31586). Followed by "The reverse of the medal" (DC31583). 1997. (Jack Aubrey ; 10)
The great wide sea
Par M. H Herlong. 2008
Still mourning the death of their mother, three brothers go with their father on an extended sailing trip off the…Florida Keys and have a harrowing adventure at sea. Some strong language. Grades 5-8. 2008.
The cruise of a deathtime
Par Marian Babson. 1984
Murder stalks the crew and passengers aboard a cruise ship bound for the Caribbean ports. Middle-aged Mrs. Anson-Pryce, with the…help of the ship's good-natured drunk, pieces together the clues that lead to the killer. 1984.
The corvette (Nathaniel Drinkwater Ser. #Bk. 5)
Par Richard Woodman. 1985
Commander Drinkwater is dispatched in haste to replace the captain of HMS "Melusine", who has been shot in a duel.…"Melusine" sails as escort to the whaling fleet from Hull on its annual expedition to the Greenland Sea. During the whale hunt the loss of one of the vessels sets off a train of misfortune, disaster, death and treachery in this remote sea. Sequel to "The bomb vessel" (DC29184). 1985.
The convicts (Curse of the Jolly Stone trilogy. #1.)
Par Iain Lawrence. 2005
After his father is hauled off to prison, Tom Tin has to survive on the mean streets of 19th century…London. He finds, and loses, a diamond; joins a street gang; and helps a grave robber steal a corpse. When he is sentenced to seven years on a prison ship for boys, Tom decides to plan his escape. Grades 5-8. Some descriptions of violence. Followed by "The cannibals". 2005.
The dark frigate
Par Charles Boardman Hawes. 1971
The English frigate on which Philip Marsham is training rescues 12 men from a sinking ship. Within three days, the…rescued men have murdered the captain, seized the ship and sailed for the Caribbean in hopes of plunder and booty. Some violence. 1924 Newbery Award winner. Grades 5-8. 1971.
The Commodore: a novel of the sea
Par Jan De Hartog. 1986
The castaways (Curse of the Jolly Stone trilogy. #3.)
Par Iain Lawrence. 2007
Bad luck continues to follow Tom Tin and his mates as they find themselves aboard a formerly abandoned ship, are…taught to be sailors by two black-hearted castaways they rescue, and sail to a Caribbean island where they make important new friends and enemies. Grades 5-8. Sequel to "The cannibals". 2007.
The cannibals (Curse of the Jolly Stone trilogy. #2.)
Par Iain Lawrence. 2006
Tom Tin and his friend Midgely - with assorted juvenile criminals - escape the ship taking them to serve their…terms in Australia and head for a Pacific island, forgetting Tom's father's warnings about headhunters and cannibals. Grades 5-8. Sequel to "The convicts", followed by "The castaways". 2006.
The captain's vengeance: an Alan Lewrie naval adventure (Alan Lewrie ; #12)
Par Dewey Lambdin. 2004
British captain Alan Lewrie is sent to 1799 New Orleans in pursuit of pirates. New Orleans seems dominated by seductive…women, especially the pirate ringleader Charité, who is plotting an insurrection against Louisiana's slothful Spanish rulers that will reunite it with Republican France, and forestall a takeover by the uncouth but energetic Americans. Some strong language. Descriptions of violence. Explicit descriptions of sex. c2004. (Alan Lewrie ; 12)
The buccaneers (High seas trilogy. #3.)
Par Iain Lawrence. 2002
In the eighteenth century sixteen-year-old John Spencer sails from England in his schooner, the Dragon, to the Caribbean, where he…and the crew encounter pirates, fierce storms, fever, and a strange man who some fear may be cursed. Grades 5-8. Sequel to "The smugglers". 2002.
The bomb vessel (Nathaniel Drinkwater Ser. #Bk. 4)
Par Richard Woodman. 1984
Drinkwater is determined to turn the "Virago" back into a fighting ship and, despite falling foul of Lord Nelson and…nearly losing his ship, succeeds in playing a crucial role in the Battle of Copenhagen. Nathaniel Drinkwater is given command of the old 'Virago', a stores tender in the Baltic expedition of 1801. 1984.
The boat (Sven Hassel War Classics)
Par Lothar Günther Buchheim. 1999
This is the story of a German U-boat, her commander and crew, as they embark upon yet another hazardous patrol…in the Battle of the Atlantic. Explicit descriptions of sex. Strong language. 1999. Uniform title: Das Boot.
The black pearl
Par Scott O'Dell. 1995
The black cockade: Paul Gallant's Louisbourg command
Par Victor Suthren. 1977
Sur les pas de la mer: contes et nouvelles
Par Christiane St-Pierre. 1986
Ces contes et nouvelles, au nombre de dix, sont venus à marée basse alors que la mer se retire pour…exposer sa greve parfois timide. Puis, comme le pli et le repli des vagues, voila que l'histoire prend forme pour raconter les femmes. 1986.
The Baltic gambit: an Alan Lewrie naval adventure (Alan Lewrie naval adventure series ; #15)
Par Dewey Lambdin. 2009
1801. Captain Alan Lewrie, newly acquitted of slave stealing, takes command of the frigate Thermopylae and heads for the Baltic.…Lewrie hosts a Russian peace delegation and joins the Battle of Copenhagen. Sequel to "Troubled Waters". Some violence, some strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2009.