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    The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

    The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

    by Avi

    Treason and treachery on the high seas!

    Thirteen-year-old Charlotte Doyle is excited to return home from her school in England to her family in Rhode Island in the summer of 1832.

    But when the two families she was supposed to travel with mysteriously cancel their trips, Charlotte finds herself the lone passenger on a long sea voyage with a cruel captain and a mutinous crew. Worse yet, soon after stepping aboard the ship, she becomes enmeshed in a conflict between them! What begins as an eagerly anticipated ocean crossing turns into a harrowing journey, where Charlotte gains a villainous enemy...and is put on trial for murder!

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    Avi'swork spans nearly every genre and has received nearly every major prize, including the Newbery Medal for CRISPIN: THE CROSS OF LEAD and Newbery Honors for NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH and THE TRUE CONFESSIONS OF CHARLOTTE DOYLE. Avi lives in Denver, Colorado. You can visit him online at www.avi-writer.com.

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    On board the Seahawk, Charlotte Doyle changes from a prim and proper girl to a swashbuckling mate of a mutinous crew and tells the riveting truth. Mature Content

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The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

A Spellbinding Tale of Intrigue and Murder on the High Seas

Author: Avi

Interest Level:
3-7

Lexile Framework:
740L

Grade Level Equivalent:
5

Guided Reading Level:
V

Age:
8-12

Genre:
Adventure, Historical Fiction

Subject:
Equality, Fairness, Justice, Travel and Vacations, Boats and Underwater Craft

About This Book

Thirteen-year-old Charlotte Doyle is excited to return home from her school in England to her family in Rhode Island in the summer of 1832. But when the two families she was supposed to travel with mysteriously cancel their trips, Charlotte finds herself the lone passenger on a long sea voyage with a cruel captain and a mutinous crew.

Worse yet, soon after stepping aboard the ship, she becomes enmeshed in a conflict between them! What begins as an eagerly anticipated ocean crossing turns into a harrowing journey, where Charlotte gains a villainous enemy and is put on trial for murder!

Sample text:

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.


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