Adventure (fiction), Trade Book, Lexile 990
Seventeen-year-old David Balfour's luck couldn't get much worse. He's lost both his parents, and his duplicitous Uncle Ebenezer arranges to have him kidnapped and pressed into service on the ship Covenant. David gets into and out of a series of scrapes and misadventures, including surviving a mutiny and being accused of assassinating a regent for the king of England. Eventually, David makes his way back home. With the help his friend Alan Breck, he sets a trap to ensnare Uncle Ebenezer and expose his treachery.
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By Robert Louis Stevenson
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