Everything you need to understand or teach Under the Jolly Roger by L.A. Meyer.
As the story opens, Jacky Faber is coming ashore after having been on the crew of the Pequod. She'd been aboard the Dolphin prior to that and had met a young man, Jaimy Fletcher. She is now in London and planning to meet up with Jaimy, but when she arrives at his house his mother is furious. She talks about Jacky's outrageous behavior and makes it clear she isn't welcome. A maid tells Jacky that Jaimy will be a racetrack the following day and Jacky plans to meet him there. She goes to her old neighborhood and finds a group of orphans living on the streets where she'd lived as a youngster. She learns where one of her friends is working and rescues the girl from a life of backbreaking labor.
The following day, Jacky dresses as a jockey and goes to the racetrack. There she sees Jaimy with... View more of the Under the Jolly Roger: Being an Account of the Further Nautical Adventures of Jacky Faber Summary