Kidnapped: Adapted For Young Readers

Paperback | November 24, 2011

byRobert Louis Stevenson

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In a tale of high adventure and gripping drama, young David Balfour struggles to regain his rightful inheritance after being kidnapped, sent to sea, and shipwrecked. The story of his harrowing experiences and dangerous relationship with a Scottish rebel who has a price on his head has thrilled countless readers. Abridged.

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After being kidnapped by his villainous uncle, sixteen-year-old David Balfour escapes and becomes involved in the struggle of the Scottish highlanders against English rule.

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In a tale of high adventure and gripping drama, young David Balfour struggles to regain his rightful inheritance after being kidnapped, sent to sea, and shipwrecked. The story of his harrowing experiences and dangerous relationship with a Scottish rebel who has a price on his head has thrilled countless readers. Abridged.

Novelist, poet, and essayist Robert Louis Stevenson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. A sickly child, Stevenson was an invalid for part of his childhood and remained in ill health throughout his life. He began studying engineering at Edinburgh University but soon switched to law. His true inclination, however, was for writing. For several years after completing his studies, Stevenson traveled on the Continent, gatheri...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8.25 × 5.19 × 0.25 inPublished:November 24, 2011Publisher:Dover Publications

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0486293548

ISBN - 13:9780486293547

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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