The Dark Frigate is a Newbery Medal winner for the year's most distinguished contribution to American literature for children, a swashbuckling tale of adventure and bravery on the high seas.
Philip Marsham's father is lost at sea leaving him alone in the world. An accidental discharge of a gun causes him to flee London and seek his fortunes on the high seas. Philip signs on with the Rose of Devon as a sailor. His hard work and dedication see him promoted quickly. Then disaster strikes and the Rose is captured by pirates and her crew is forced into piracy.
Swashbuckling Adventure Awaits