The Resource Seven dead pirates, a ghost story by Linda Bailey

Seven dead pirates, a ghost story by Linda Bailey

Label
Seven dead pirates
Title
Seven dead pirates
Statement of responsibility
a ghost story by Linda Bailey
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lewis Dearborn is a lonely, anxious, "terminally shy" boy of eleven when his great-grandfather passes away and leaves Lewis's family with his decaying seaside mansion. Lewis is initially delighted with his new bedroom, a secluded tower in a remote part of the house. Then he discovers that it's already occupied-- by the ghosts of seven dead pirates. Worse, the ghosts expect him to help them re-take their ship, now restored and on display in a local museum, so they can make their way to Libertalia, a legendary pirate utopia. The only problem is that this motley crew hasn't left the house in almost two hundred years and is terrified of going outside. As Lewis warily sets out to assist his new roommates-- a raucous, unruly bunch who exhibit a strange delight in thrift-store fashions and a thirst for storybooks-- he begins to open himself to the possibilities of friendship, passion and joie de vivre and finds the courage to speak up
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bailey, Linda
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS8553.A3644
LC item number
S49 2015
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Haunted houses
  • Pirates
  • Agoraphobia
  • Bashfulness
  • Great-grandfathers
  • Moving, Household
  • Inheritance and succession
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Seven dead pirates, a ghost story by Linda Bailey
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9781770498150
Isbn Type
(bound)
Lccn
2014952940
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn893309243
  • (OCoLC)893309243
Label
Seven dead pirates, a ghost story by Linda Bailey
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9781770498150
Isbn Type
(bound)
Lccn
2014952940
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn893309243
  • (OCoLC)893309243

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