Fifteen men on the Dead Man's Chest — / Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum!
Lines from a pirates' song in Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON THESE WORDS FROM BROWN GIRL DREAMING!
Visualize yourself passing this quiz on words from Jacqueline Woodson’s exquisite verse novel “Brown Girl Dreaming,” and then take the quiz to prove you can do it! (Because you can.)
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What does “barren” mean?
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