eSpotlight - International Talk Like a Pirate Day

Pirate skull on a fence at Disneyland

Ahoy mateys! September 19 be almost upon us - International Talk Like a Pirate Day. To help ye prepare fer this important day, we've got resources t' help ye learn t' speak like a pirate and even more eResources featurin' pirates.

Learn to Speak Pirate

Lookin' t' speak like a pirate? Mango Languages has th' perfect course fer ye: Pirate! And ye can learn even more about bein' a pirate with one o' our eBooks.

Speak Like a Pirate from Mango Languages

The Pirate Primer by George ChoundasThe Pirate Handbook: A Rogue's Guide to Pillage, Plunder, Chaos & Conquest

History of Piracy

Read about th' history o' piracy with one o' our eBooks fer little sandcrabs:

Pirate Eyewitness BookPirates: Magic Tree House Fact TrackerPiratepediaA History of PiratesWho Was Blackbeard?101 Amazing Facts About Pirates by Jack GoldsteinPirates Illustrated History

Or try an eBook on piracy fer us seadogs:

The Golden Age of Piracy: The Truth Behind Pirate MythsThe Everything Pirates BookLife Under the Jolly Roger: Reflection on Golden Age Piracy by Gabriel KuhnIf a Pirate I Must Be... The True Story of Black Bart, King of the Caribbean PiratesHoward Pyle's Book of PiratesAnne Bonny: The Infamous Female PiratePirate Women: The Princesses, Prostitues, and Privateers Who Ruled the Seven SeasThe History of Piracy by Philip Gosse


Want t' see a movin' picture featurin' pirates? Try an eMovie from Hoopla:

Tresure IslandThe PirateBlackbeard: The Complete MiniseriesNeverland: The Complete Miniseries

Disney Pirates

Does th' mention o' pirates make ye think o' a certain ride in Disneyland that spawned a series o' movies, ye scurvy dog? Check out th' ride soundtrack or a movie soundtrack from Hoopla:

Disney's Pirates of the CaribbeanPirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black PearlPirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's ChestPirates of the Caribbean: At World's EndPirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger TidesPirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Pirate Fiction

Or be ye just lookin' fer a fun pirate story t' read? We have some fer all ages!

Fer little sandcrabs:

Magic Marks the Spot by Caroline CarlsonMagic Tree House: Pirates Past Noon by Mary Pope OsborneP is for Pirate: A Pirate AlphabetThe Pirate Pig by Cornelia FunkePeter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry & Ridley Pearson

Fer young scallywags:

Bloody Jack by L.A. MeyerDaughter of the Pirate King by Tricia LevensellerThe Assassin's Curse by Cassandra Rose ClarkeBlackhearts by Nicole CastromanThe Unbinding of Mary Reade by Miriam McNamara

Fer seadogs:

Treasure Island by Robert Louis StevensonPirates of the Caribbean: The Price of FreedomPirate Latitudes by Michael CrichtonOn Stranger Tides by Tim PowersCaptain Blood by Rafael Sabatini

Ye can find these eResources and more on our eBooks & eMedia page and our eLearnin' page.

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