Elizabeth: To Pirate Island

To Pirate Island“Our Canadian Girl” Penguin, 2004
(Ages 8-12)


In 1762 ten-year-old Elizabeth Brightman has two new friends: Sarah Worth, a fellow Congregationalist settler, and Mathilde LeBlanc, a French Catholic Acadian. Sarah and Mathilde are enemies. Elizabeth decides that the trio will go to nearby Pirate Island where, according to an Acadian verse, ‘Between two rocks stands the bending tree, A Pirate’s treasure there will be.’ HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.”
CM . . . . Volume X Number 17 . . . . April 23, 2004

Thematic Links: Acadians, Friendship, Nova Scotia, Pioneers