Monday, September 19, 2016

International Talk Like A Pirate Day 2016


International Talk Like A Pirate Day
September 19

Pirate WORD of the day:

Hornpipe - Both a single-reeded musical instrument sailors often had aboard ship, and a spirited dance that sailors do. -per TLAP Day

CELEBRATE with this new release:

The Reader
(Sea of Ink and Gold #1)
by Traci Chee
-Pirates, YA
Amazon | Goodreads

Sefia knows what it means to survive. After her father is brutally murdered, she flees into the wilderness with her aunt Nin, who teaches her to hunt, track, and steal. But when Nin is kidnapped, leaving Sefia completely alone, none of her survival skills can help her discover where Nin’s been taken, or if she’s even alive. The only clue to both her aunt’s disappearance and her father’s murder is the odd rectangular object her father left behind, an object she comes to realize is a book—a marvelous item unheard of in her otherwise illiterate society. With the help of this book, and the aid of a mysterious stranger with dark secrets of his own, Sefia sets out to rescue her aunt and find out what really happened the day her father was killed—and punish the people responsible.

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* image source: Picnik was used for pirate graphic

1 comment:

  1. We have fun with this day and watch the Pirates of the Caribbean and Black Sails shows. This book looks good.

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