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Title: Treasure Island
Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
ISBN: 0 19 597132 9
Genre: Adventure, Classics
Level: 1
Module: Getting along with others
Cultures of the world
Teenage life
Social issues

Jim Hawkins lives at an inn with his mother and father. One day an old sailor is killed there. In his bag, Jim finds a map of an island, with red crosses on it. Jim's friends, Squire Trelawney and Dr Livesey, say it is a treasure map. It shows where pirates have hidden their gold.

Jim goes with his friends to find the gold. The squire finds a ship, but some of the sailors that he chooses are pirates. They want the treasure for themselves. They will kill anyone who tries to stop them. Jim finds out about their plans, but what can a boy do to stop Long John Silver and his evil pirates?

Robert Louis Stevenson was born in Scotland over one hundred years ago. He studied to be a lawyer, but later became a great writer. Treasure Island is his best loved book for children.

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