Ahoy, me maties! Tomorrow, September 19, is Talk Like a Pirate Day!
Don't let it pass uncelebrated. Here are a few suggestions:
- Change your LibraryThing account from English to "Piratical."
- Use Google in Pirate. (to sign out, "Catch the outgoin' tide")
- Try the English-to-Pirate translator.
- Make some piratey crafts.
- And of course, READ like a pirate, too!
- Foley, Lizzie K. 2012. Remarkable. New York: Dial. (funny and quirky middle-grade fiction)
- Wolfe, Myra. 2011. Charlotte Jane Battles Bedtime. Ill. by Maria Monescillo. New York: Harcourt. (humorous picture book for ornery pirates at bedtime)
- Reinier, Aaron. 2010. The Unsinkable Walker Bean. New York: First Second (:01). (a swashbuckling graphic novel adventure)
- Clifford, Barry. 2008. Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah from Slave Ship to Pirate Ship.Washington, DC: National Geographic. (nonfiction for older readers)
How will you celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day?