Being An Account Of The Curious Adventures Of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's BoyeBook - 2002
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After escaping from life on the streets of London, Little Mary Disguises as a boy, Jacky and prepares herself for life on the waves. She heads aboard the HMS Dolphin, a British Warship as ships boy. Her adventures are just beginning in this first of 12 books as she struggles to maintain her deception and attempts to keep on good terms with her fellow ships boys.
A street urchin disguises herself as a ships boy and recasts her life as Jacky Faber. Rip-roaring adventure on the high seas is only the beginning of this ongoing series about a super strong girl who any one would want to be friends with. There is literally never a dull moment with Jacky around!
Reduced to begging and thievery in the streets of London, a thirteen-year-old orphan disguises herself as a boy and connives her way onto a British warship set for high sea adventure in search of pirates.
A book about a girl who is orphaned and her family taken away from her. She lives with other orphans under a bridge. She wants more, so she gets on a ship called the dolphin. Disguised as a boy she has some trouble hidding that shes a girl. She gets into battle does some fighting and falls for a guy. Funny and interesting, a good read.
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