Adventures on Amelia Island: A Pirate, a Princess, and Buried Treasure

Adventures on Amelia Island: A Pirate, a Princess, and Buried Treasure

by Jane R. Wood

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"Adventures on Amelia Island: A Pirate, A Princess and Buried Treasure" continues the escapades of the Johnson family. Five-year-old Katy meets a pirate--but is he real or imagined? Nine-year-old Bobby and his older brother Joey visit an ancient cemetery and a 19th century fort, as Bobby searches for buried treasure that is rumored to still be hidden on the island. Local legends and tales of ghosts add to a story filled with colorful characters, humorous situations, and a youthful spirit of adventure.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940015784381
Publisher: Florida Kids Press, Inc.
Publication date: 11/25/2012
Series: Jane R. Wood Books , #2
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 132
File size: 412 KB
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Jane R. Wood has been writing since elementary school when her 4th grade teacher encouraged her to write poetry. She later used her writing skills as a high school English teacher, a newspaper reporter and a television producer.

Wood has written four juvenile fiction books. Her first book, "Voices in St. Augustine," is a mystery that takes place in the Nation's Oldest City. "Trouble on the St. Johns River" has an environmental theme featuring manatees and sea turtles. "Ghosts on the Coast: A Visit to Savannah and the Low Country," takes place in Savannah, Charleston and Pawleys Island, South Carolina, southern cities rich in history and ghost stories.

Jane Wood was born in Astoria, Oregon, but moved to Florida when she was ten. She has always loved history and chooses places that have a rich, colorful history for the settings of her books. Many of the people, places and events mentioned in her book are based on historic fact or local legend.

Mrs. Wood and her husband Terry live in Jacksonville, Florida, not far from Amelia Island. You can visit her website at

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