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Pirates, Mermaids, & Sailors, Oh My!

Click on the links below to find out if these books are available at your local County Library. If not, place them on hold, and they'll be delivered to your Library where you can pick them up.

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by Ray Marshall
Five pirates try to avoid being eaten by a shark when their ship springs a leak. They try to plug the hole with everything from the captain's coat to his rope, but in the end it's their smelly feet that turn the shark away. Grades Prek-3
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by Stephanie True Peters
Fourteen- year-old Kai Ford knows the power of the sea and how dangerous it can be. But what Kai doesn't seem to respect is the privacy of others. Unfortunately, his prying nature sometimes leads to trouble. Grades 3-7
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by Deb Lund
A high-rhyming, tummy-tickling hilarious tale of hijinks on the high seas when a crew of novice dinosailors set sail for adventure . . . only to find that something even better awaits them back home. Grades K-2
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by Bill Harley
This book has everything to attract kids and tickle their funny bonespirates, smelly socks, and, best of all, undies! Grades PreK-2
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by Cressida Cowell
Follow Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third and his father on their visit to the Isle of Skullions in their search for pirates treasure. Grades 4-6
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by Monika Bang-Campbell
With a little courage and a lot of practice, Little Rat overcomes her fear of sailing. Grades K-3
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by Mark Sperring
As her mother scrubs behind her ears and combs the seashells out of her tangled hair, little beach babe Meriam describes a most extraordinary day: diving for pearls, swimming with dolphins, even frolicking with octopuses. Grades PreK-1
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by Lynn Hazen
Ten year old Mary Margaret accompanies her recently widowed grandmother on a cruise of the Greek Isles. This interesting story is told through the journal entries of a smart and spunky girl. Grades 2-5
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by Melanie Hope Greenburg
A young girl is excited to march in the Coney Island annual Mermaid Parade, which marks the official summer opening of the beaches. Grades PreK-2
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by Wendy Orr
Meet Nima modern-day Robinson Crusoe! She can chop down bananas with a machete, climb tall palm trees, and start a fire with a piece of glass. So shes not afraid when her scientist dad sails off to study plankton for three days. Grades 4+
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by Christopher Morgan
While on a tour of the landlubbers world with a bus load of sea creatures, Pirates ship gets hijacked by monkey-crabs. Pirate enlists the help of Billy and Heidi in recovering the ship. Grades 2-5
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by Frances Minters
Princess Fishtail really enjoys her life living underwater in a crystal palace, until one day her whole life is turned around when she rescues a handsome surfer and falls in love. Grades Prek-2
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by Lisa Papademetriou
Without her wings, Rani, a water-talent fairy, feels out of place with the fairies in Never Land and wonders if she should live with the mermaids instead. Grades 4-7
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by Margaret Wise Brown
Follow a little sailor dog as he spends his days on the high seas. Grades PreK-1
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by Carolyn Keene
While at a pirate-themed birthday party, a treasure chest full of party favors disappears. It is up to Nancy and her friends, George and Bess, to figure out a mysterious treasure map to reclaim the missing loot. Grades 1-4