September 19: Talk Like a Pirate Day
Celebrate this fun holiday with some seriously fun audiobooks from Lit2Go.
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Read like a Pirate
Here are two of our favorite audiobooks with pirates. Read (or listen!) to them to improve your pirate vocabulary. Arrrrrrr!
Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie
Listen to Peter Pan, the story of a mischievous little boy who can fly, and his adventures on the island of Neverland with Wendy Darling and her brothers, the fairy Tinker Bell, the Lost Boys, the Indian princess Tiger Lily, and the pirate Captain Hook. Available from the free Lit2Go audiobook collection. Reading level: 7.5. Word count: 50,959.
Dress like a Pirate
Here are some pirate illustrations if you want to dress like a pirate, too. Building your own pirate ship is optional.
Prince Rupert of the Rhine
Rupert, commonly called Prince Rupert of the Rhine. He was appointed commander of the Royalist cavalry during the English Civil War. He surrendered after the Battle of Naseby and was banished from the British Isles. He then became a buccaneer in the Caribbean. Illustration from the ClipArt ETC website.