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Wheatle, Alex

Summary: Moa is fourteen. The only life he has ever known is toiling on the Frontier sugarcane plantation for endless hot days, fearing the vicious whips of the overseers. Then one night he learns of an uprising, led by the charismatic Tacky. Moa is to be a cane warrior, and fight for the freedom of all the enslaved people in the nearby plantations. But before they can escape, Moa and his friend...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Sheep 2020

Copies Available at Kalkaska

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION WHEATLE

Sheehan, Sean

Summary: Presents the geography, history, economy, and social life and customs of Jamaica.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 972.92 SHEEHAN

Crichton, Michael

Summary: Published posthumously, Michael Crichton's novel recounts the exploits of a pirate named Charles Hunter who attempts against steep odds to plunder a Spanish treasure ship.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Audio 2009

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1 available in CD, Call number: CD ADULT 735

Dixon, Franklin W.

Summary: On a winter vacation in Jamaica the Hardy boys begin a dangerous adventure when an ancient bronze death mask is discovered near their beach house.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 1975

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION DIXON

Barraclough, John

Summary: Introduces Jamaica through a geographical and historical profile and through case studies of individuals and a representative community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1996

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 972.92 BARRACLOUGH

Crichton, Michael

Summary: The Caribbean, 1665. Pirate captain Charles Hunter, with backing from a powerful ally, assembles a crew of ruffians to take the Spanish galleon, "El Trinidad," guarded by the bloodthirsty Cazalla, a favorite commander of the Spanish king himself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION CRICHTON

Levy, Andrea

Summary: Spans countries and centuries, exploring questions of race and identity with humor and a freshness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION LEVY

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