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Treasure Island

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson; Jonathan Kelley; Hal Taylor; Bill Blauvelt
Publisher: West Berlin, N.J. : Townsend Press, ©2004.
Series: Townsend Library.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When a mysterious stranger with a scar on his cheek dies, young Jim Hawkins ends up with a mysterious map of an island. He imagines that he is off to a wonderful sea adventure that will lead to a huge treasure. But once he sets sail with Dr. Livesey and the one-legged Long John Silver, the dream turns out to include greed, mutiny, and murder. - Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Louis Stevenson; Jonathan Kelley; Hal Taylor; Bill Blauvelt
ISBN: 1591940389 9781591940388
OCLC Number: 58438121
Notes: "Illustrations by Hal Taylor."
"Edited to make [it] more accessible to today's readers"--Publisher's website.
Description: 258 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. The old pirate --
1. The Old Sea Dog at the Admiral Benbow --
2. Black Dog appears and disappears --
3. The black spot --
4. The sea chest --
5. The last of the blind man --
6. The Captain's papers --
pt. 2. The sea cook --
7. I go to Bristol --
8. At the sign of the spyglass --
9. Powder and arms --
10. The voyage --
11. What I heard in the apple barrel --
12. Council of war --
pt. 3. My shore adventure --
13. How my shore adventure began --
14. The first blow --
15. The man of the island --
pt. 4. The stockade --
16. How the ship was abandoned --
17. The Jollyboat's last trip --
18. End of the first day's fighting --
19. The garrison in the stockade --
20. Silver's embassy --
21. The attack --
pt. 5. My sea adventure --
22. How my sea adventure began --
23. The ebb tide runs --
24. The cruise of the Coracle --
25. I stride the Jolly Roger --
26. Israel Hands --
27. "Pieces of eight" --
pt. 6. Captain Silver --
28. In the enemy's camp --
29. The black spot again --
30. The word of honor --
31. The treasure hunt --
Flint's pointer --
32. The treasure hunt --
the voice among the trees --
33. The fall of a chieftain --
34. And last --
Afterword --
About the author --
About the book.
Series Title: Townsend Library.
Responsibility: Robert Louis Stevenson ; edited by Jonathan Kelley, with an afterword by Bill Blauvelt.

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When a mysterious stranger with a scar on his cheek dies, young Jim Hawkins ends up with a mysterious map of an island. He imagines that he is off to a wonderful sea adventure that will lead to a huge treasure. But once he sets sail with Dr. Livesey and the one-legged Long John Silver, the dream turns out to include greed, mutiny, and murder. - Back cover.

To help students experience the joys and benefits of reading, Townsend Press presents the Townsend Library - a collection of high-interest classics. Each Townsend Library book has been carefully edited to maintain the original story while updating language and style for today's readers - Publisher.

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