Armada is the fifth book in the My Story series with a male protagonist. It was written by Jim Eldridge, his second for the series. The book was published by Scholastic UK on September 20, 2002.
"April 1587 Now I saw the Spanish ships clearly. Even from this distance I could see the men on board scurrying around the upper decks, and knew they were hurrying to their stations, ready for battle. But we had been too quick for them. "FIRE!!" roared Mr Belson from the centre of the gundeck. Jones thrust his smoking taper into the back of the cannon and sparks flared from out the hole. "Back!" Jones shouted, and we all leapt away – just in time because a loud explosion filled the area around us with smoke, bright sparks and flames..."