With hearty singing of Psalms, Drake and his crew greeted the Pomo Indians who resided in an area known today as San Francisco. Sir Francis Drake is the first English explorer to circumnavigate the globe and thus sail upon the Pacific Ocean. Ned Hearne and three other boys make up part of Drake’s crew. The boy’s will share in Drake’s adventures on the Spanish Main in the 1580s. The experiences they gain will form a bond between the boys which will last a lifetime. The heroic adventures of Francis Drake and life on the Spanish Main will come alive through the masterful storytelling of G.A. Henty.
Under Drake's Flag
Publisher: PrestonSpeed Publications
Author: G. A. Henty
Age: 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, adult
Grade: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Topic: Literature, Historical Fiction