The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

A vicious captain, a mutinous crew -- and a young girl caught in the middle.

Not every thirteen-year-old girl is accused of murder, brought to trial, and found guilty. But I was just such a girl, and my story is worth relating even if it did happen years ago. Be warned, however: If strong ideas and action offend you, read no more. Find another companion to share your idle hours. For my part I intend to tell the truth as I lived it.

"Awash with shipboard activity, intense feelings, and a keen sense of time and place, the story is a throwback to good old-fashioned adventure yarns on the high seas." -- School Library Journal

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Recommended Age 10 and up
Author Avi
ISBN 0380728850
Publication Date Apr 1, 1997
Publisher HarperCollins
Award Winners Newbery Honor
Language English