Steel

Steel Cover

Steel

By Carrie Vaughn

Harper Teen, Paperback, 9780061956508, 294pp.

Publication Date: March 13, 2012

Description

A mysterious broken sword transports a modern teen through time to the deck of a pirate ship. Stranded in the past, and surrounded by strangers, she is forced to sign on as crew. But a pirate's life is bloody and brief, and as she learns about the dark magic that brought her there, she forms a desperate scheme to get home one that risks everything in a duel to the death with a villainous pirate captain



About the Author
Carrie Vaughn survived her air force brat childhood and managed to put down roots in Colorado. Her first book, "Kitty and the Midnight Hour", launched a popular series of novels about a werewolf named Kitty who hosts a talk-radio advice show. Ms. Vaughn has also written many short stories and is the author of the young adult novel "Voices of Dragons".


Praise For Steel

“Throughly enjoyable”
-Kirkus

“Vivid period details add to the appeal of this unusual swashbuckler.”
-ALA Booklist

“This unique story should have broad appeal.”
-Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)