When Captain Flint Was Still a Good Man

By Nick Dybek. Riverhead, $26.95 (9781594488092).


This compelling variation on Treasure Island features a boy named Cal, a sensitive and courageous guide to the cruel mysteries of adult life, who finds himself enmeshed in a moral dilemma of epic complexity.




Awards Won

Title Year
Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults
Selected by the Books for Youth editors, the following titles comprise the year’s best personal reading for teenagers among adult books published in 2006. More on each book’s content and suggested audience can be found in the full-length Booklist review.
2012 - Selection(s)