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20 March 2009

Bloody Jack (Bloody Jack #1)

Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy by L.A. Meyer is a story of adventure on the high seas.

When Mary's parents died she ended up on the streets of London. To survive she joined a group of other kids who helped each other from day to day. But when one of the boys in her gang died she took his clothes and decided to become a boy.

After dressing like a boy for about a week, Mary - now Jack - sees a ship that is choosing a few boys to join the crew. She quickly convinces them to pick her.

Now she is on a ship with hundreds of Royal Navy men and little place to hide. She did not think about the logistics of being female among men in such a confined space. Of course it is easier to hide when no one knows to look.

Jacky is a ship's boy on the HMS Dolphin in this first adventure in the Bloody Jack series.

Meyer, L.A. (2002). Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy. New York: Harcourt, Inc.

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