THE GIANT RAT OF SUMATRA,
OR, PIRATES GALORE
New York : Greenwillow, 2005.
IL 5-8, RL 5.7
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being shipwrecked Edmund was saved by pirates. Nicknamed Shipwreck
by the captain, he becomes the cabin boy for the pirate ship. The
year is 1846 and Shipwreck is about to return to North America for the
first time in almost two years. Anxious to return home to Boston,
he finds his plans may not go as he hopes. The United States has
declared war with Mexico and San Diego will soon be in the midst of battle.
And Shipwreck is an American. Now he is the enemy. Will his
Mexican captain be willing to protect him?
Pirates -- Fiction.
San Diego (Calif.) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
California -- History -- 1846-1850 -- Fiction.
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Fiction.
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