We just finished Pirate's Passage by William Gilkerson - a history of piracy woven into a fictional story set on the coast of Newfoundland, filled with intrigue, compelling characters and more than a few surprises.
There is considerable drinking of rum and pirate adventuring, so if that's not your cup o' grog, you may not enjoy it as much as we did. But it gets five hearty thumbs up from our clan - ages 12 to 49.
Then along comes this gem from homeschool guru Diane Flynn Keith: Be a Homeschool Pirate
So if you see the Jolly Roger flying around Shasta County -- and there WILL be one at our house -- this is what it's all about.