The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle
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Read Avi's story about the writing of The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle.
Want to stage your own production of Charlotte Doyle? Check out an excerpt of Avi's Readers' Theater script (PDF).
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
While no film adaptation of the novel currently exists, one starring Morgan Freeman is rumored to be in production.
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."
A piece of young adult literature referenced in the novel's preface.
Check out this piece of young adult literature from the nineteenth century, which was referenced in the book's preface.
Avi answers questions about his life as a writer.
We imagine this is what a Charlotte Doyle movie would look like if Michael Bay directed it.
Here is a cover Charlotte Doyle. Is this how you visualize Charlotte Doyle?
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?
This one feature before and after images of Charlotte.