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Author Rubin, Susan Goldman.

Title Jean Laffite : the pirate who saved America / by Susan Goldman Rubin ; illustrated by Troy Howell.

Imprint New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 92 Lafitte,J RUB    Available
Description 47 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary A high-action portrait of the infamous historical pirate who pursued high-seas ambitions as a youth before settling down in New Orleans describes how he became a respected businessman, made pivotal contributions to the War of 1812 and exposed a British invasion plot.
Subject Lafitte, Jean -- Juvenile literature.
Pirates -- Louisiana -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Pirates -- Texas -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815 -- Juvenile literature.
Privateering -- Mexico, Gulf of -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Howell, Troy ill.
ISBN 9780810997332 (alk. paper)
0810997339 (alk. paper)

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