Treasure Island Book Summary and Study Guide

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When a pirate comes to young Jim Hawkin's home, which is also an inn, with the warning, "Keep your weather-eye open for a seafaring man with one leg," Jim watches out for him. But then the pirate has a stroke and dies and Jim finds the oilskin packet with a treasure map inside. After showing this map to Dr. Livesey and Squire Trelawny, they decide to go to the island in search of the treasure.   They knew the old pirate's ex-comrads would be looking out for it, too, but they had no idea the crew they would recruit for their ship were those same people. Worse yet, that,"seafaring man with one leg," is aboard too, posing as the ship's cook.
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The review of this Book prepared by Danielle

Treasure Island is the ultimate adventure story for a young boy. To leave home and sail the seas as a man in search of treasure is the dream of many a child.
The review of this Book prepared by Bruce A. Humphrey

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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Exploring into the wild    -   Yes kind of story    -   searching for treasure

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a kid    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   6 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   sail boat Island?    -   Yes Island:    -   Pacific Islands    -   Atlantic Ocean Island

Writing Style

Weird Victorian/Shakespearean English?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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