Author(s): Robert Louis Stevenson
Perhaps the most iconic pirate story of all time, Treasure Island was written by Robert Louis Stevenson in 1881. The book follows young Jim Hawkins who finds himself in possession of a treasure map and embarks on a journey to unearth the pirate booty. His adventure takes him through the turbulent waters of morality, and his subsequent coming of age has captivated generations of readers. Rousing and full of adventure, Stevenson's Treasure Island is a classic to be enjoyed by readers of all ages. Now available as part of the Word Cloud Classics series, it makes a chic and affordable addition to any library. Lexile score: 980L
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) was a well-respected Scottish writer who traveled throughout the world during his life and used his experiences in his writing. His two best-known stories are "Treasure Island" and "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde."