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Avi's Official Website

See what the prolific writer of The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle is up to today.

Behind the Book

Read Avi's story about the writing of The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle.

Reader's Script

Want to stage your own production of Charlotte Doyle? Check out an excerpt of Avi's Readers' Theater script (PDF).

Authors Readers Theater

Avi is also a member of a troupe of authors who travel across the country and read their works. Check the schedule to see if he'll be reading in a town near you.

Movie and TV Productions

Charlotte Doyle on the Big Screen: To Be or Not To Be?

While no film adaptation of the novel currently exists, one starring Morgan Freeman is rumored to be in production.

Historical Documents

"The Slave Ship" (1840), J.M.W. Turner

J.M.W. Turner, an abolitionist, painted this famous painting of a slave ship in 1840. For more, see "Character Analysis: Captain Jaggery, Captain Jaggery in History."

Story of a Bad Boy (1869), Thomas Bailey Aldrich

A piece of young adult literature referenced in the novel's preface.

What Katy Did (1872), Susan Coolidge

Check out this piece of young adult literature from the nineteenth century, which was referenced in the book's preface.

Video

An Interview with Avi

Avi answers questions about his life as a writer.

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle: The School Project

We imagine this is what a Charlotte Doyle movie would look like if Michael Bay directed it.

Images

Book Cover 1

Here is a cover Charlotte Doyle. Is this how you visualize Charlotte Doyle?

Book Cover 2

Another possible way to picture Charlotte. Do you think this is supposed to be her at the beginning of her trip, or at the end?

Book Cover 3

This one feature before and after images of Charlotte.

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