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Leigh Lewis is a children's writer whose middle-school debut Pirate Queens: Dauntless Women Who Dared to Ruled the High Seas spotlights six fierce real-life female pirates. The book was published by National Geographic.
You're a Poet, Don't Cha Know It? at 11 AM for ages 6-10: Kids will explore verse forms--some from Pirate Queens--and write a two-voice poem, mad-libs style.
Sailing the Seven She's at 1 PM for ages 11-16: Kids will learn about pirates, experience what it would have been like to navigate the seas pre-GPS, and make their own compass.
Uncovering Hidden History at 3 PM for ages 16+: Discover the little known history of female pirates and learn what would have driven a woman of the time to piracy--from love to power to desperation.
Registration is required for all the programs.