Young Ned Jones is enthralled by pirate stories, and when an opportunity arises for him to join a group of real pirates, he sets off with high anticipation. Follow along with Ned as he lives his dream. This story, along with 11 others, will interest young and old alike with a mixture of humor, tenderness, and suspense. Will Nana's spring house cleaning cause a neighbor to call the police? What surprise is Uncle Scott bringing, and who is stealing the flags from the police memorial?