Annotations for Treasure Island


Baker & Taylor
Retells Stevenson's story of the how Jim Hawkins and his innkeeper mother find a treasure map that leads them to a pirate's fortune while going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money.

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Baker & Taylor
The story begins with the death of an old sailor and the discovery of a secret treasure map. Young Jack Hawkins sets out on the biggest adventure of his life. Will he live to tell the tale?

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Barron's Educational Series
Young Jim Hawkins is the son of an innkeeper. When his father dies, Jim joins the crew of a sailing ship bound from the English port of Bristol to a distant island where a fabulous pirate's treasure is buried. In each of Barron's Graphic Classics, an English literary classic is transformed into a dramatic graphic novel with superb, atmospheric color illustrations and a finely-paced narrative. The tale--chosen from among important novels in the literary canon-- ill keep young readers fascinated from first page to last. Graphic Classics make fine introductions for young readers to the riches of English literature. Books are available in both paperback and hardcover editions. In addition to the stories, each title features a brief biography and time line of its author, a list of his important works, a glossary, and an index. As such, these books are suitable for classroom use on junior and senior high school levels.

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