A school outing goes awry as Jacky and her classmates are abducted and forced into the hold of the Bloodhound, a ship bound for the slave markets on the Barbary Coast. All of Jacky’s ingenuity, determination, and plain old good luck will be put to the test as she rallies her delicate classmates to fight together and become their own rescuers.
""Another winner . . . Thoroughly delightful.""--VOYA
""The real pleasure comes from watching this cunning, unconventional, warmhearted heroine in action.""--Booklist
""This exciting high seas adventure blows by at gale force.""--The Horn Book Guide