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David Balfour goes to his Uncle Ebenezer for help after his dad dies. Although his uncle is strange, he helps David. David goes with his uncle to meet a captain, but finds himself knocked out and kidnapped on board his ship.
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   When David finally comes to the upper deck after being locked in the hold, he meets rebel Alan Breck. They barracade themselves in the cabin of the ship to fight the other crew members. Together the take control of the ship only to be shipwrecked on the reefs. Once on shore again, David and Alan are blamed of murder and hunted across the Scottish moors. Follow their journey through mountain trails, desperete chases, and a few interesting characters.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 10%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   1600-1899 Exploring into the wild    -   Yes Plotlets:    -   shipwreck    -   being chased through wilderness Kid or adult book?    -   Ages 7-14 Terrain    -   Forest

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   a teen


Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Mountains:    -   climbing on trails Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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