Treasure Island Book Report for 7th Graders

Jim Hawkins must use a treasure map he found from a old pirate and use it to find treasure while avoiding marauding pirates.

Treasure Island is an adventure story about young Jim Hawkins. He, Squire Trelawney, and Dr. Livesey journey to a remote island to search for a treasure. However, their adventure becomes a survival of the fittest between them and the ruthless pirate, Captain Long John Silver. Jim must learn who to trust, and who not to trust in order to make it through this adventure alive.

The story begins when a pirate happens to come to Jim’s house. There he is treated and receives medical treatment from the doctor. The doctor warns him not to drink rum, but the pirate refuses and drinks it anyway. The pirate dies awhile after he had received the black spot. The dead pirate’s fellow pirates, who gave him the black spot, storm into Jim’s house in order to get the chest. Jim escapes with the chest before the pirates could get to it.

Jim discovers that inside the chest was a map to buried treasure. He decides that he wants to go on a search for the buried treasure. So Squire Trelawney, he, and Doctor Livesey go in search a boat and a crew. They find their crew and start their journey to find the treasure. However, they accidentally recruit the pirates that were after the chest. During their voyage, Jim hears the cook, Long John Silver, talking to the pirates and then Jim finds out that there are pirates.

When they reach the island the pirates break of from the loyal seamen and go in search for the treasure. The seamen lose their ship and are forced to go on land. They have battles with the pirates and many men die. Jim kills two pirates in order to take back the ship. Then when Jim goes back on land he is captured by the pirates. Jim and the pirates go on a search for the treasure. When they get to the treasure they get ambushed by the loyal seamen, who have already dug the treasure and set a trap.

Then the loyal seamen travel to the boat and return to the mainland and live their lives.

Jim Hawkins is the main character in this story. He must learn who to trust and who not to trust. Captain Long John Silver is very deceiving and that leads to trouble for Jim. Jim likes Captain John Silver because he “made himself the most interesting companion” when Jim first meets him. Also, when he first meets John he believed the “innocence of Long John Silver.”

Jim realizes his mistake when he hides in the apple barrel. He hears Long John Silver talking about mutiny. Long John is “using the same words of flattery as he had used on me (Jim)” on the mutineers. However, Jim makes another mistake when he trusts Long John again.

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27 Comments
  1. Marco
    Posted May 14, 2008 at 11:47 am

    Thank you

  2. Saad Shahid
    Posted October 4, 2008 at 11:56 pm

    This book “Treasure Island” is an adventurous classic;I personally advocate reading the book to fully enjoy the environment created through the striking language.

  3. moa
    Posted March 3, 2009 at 6:41 am

    Very good! Thx!

  4. Glen
    Posted March 12, 2009 at 8:25 pm

    Screw reading the book when you have this

  5. alfonso
    Posted March 23, 2009 at 7:14 pm

    thx man pimp i got a a+ thnx

  6. Alex
    Posted May 18, 2009 at 6:34 am

    Ty man! gonna use this as a inspiration 4 meh project…

  7. DJ
    Posted May 25, 2009 at 7:24 pm

    Hey thnx for this man i really appreciate it!

  8. Miss Deol
    Posted May 26, 2009 at 6:43 pm

    thnks yoo this helpd meh so much :D

  9. Vishal Singh
    Posted July 5, 2009 at 6:22 am

    ummmmmm…… i don’t think that the ending is correct so plz check it once more

  10. Jay Nark
    Posted August 20, 2009 at 9:57 pm

    Hmm, your ending is wrong dude could anyone email me Jim’s character and what does the author wish to tell us and a short summary. Thank you need it soon ASAP please thank you soooooo much.

    Email me at

    jay.nark7@gmail.com

    Thank you

  11. Eton
    Posted August 30, 2009 at 7:37 am

    im from taiwan thanks

  12. mo one
    Posted January 11, 2010 at 6:59 am

    this book is terrible and i raed is just beacuse I have to….

  13. Tyler
    Posted May 12, 2010 at 12:50 am

    Best thing ever

  14. Posted October 11, 2010 at 1:26 pm

    Thnx dogg , u really made my day …………..keep making more
    P.S U da man

  15. shirley
    Posted December 11, 2010 at 8:01 am

    Thx!Very good words.but is this all?

  16. Posted February 15, 2011 at 7:25 pm

    this is grate I loved it!!!!!!!!!:)

  17. Posted February 15, 2011 at 7:27 pm

    Good Book And Rilly SCREW READING when you have this!!!!!!!!!!!! :) :) :)

  18. Posted February 25, 2011 at 4:50 am

    Boring!!

  19. SECRET
    Posted February 25, 2011 at 4:52 am

    I Hate That Book!!

  20. PARENT & TEACHER
    Posted April 1, 2011 at 7:09 pm

    This is so wrong! People shouldn’t be allowed to post this online. Reading the book is SO much better :)

  21. Posted June 6, 2011 at 7:55 pm

    Using the for an author study prject. im doing robert louis stevenson. :D

  22. Posted July 28, 2011 at 9:37 am

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  23. Muskan
    Posted June 8, 2012 at 12:38 pm

    Im using this book report for my literature project can you please describe the characters?how do they look like?and what are they like?

  24. Muskan
    Posted June 8, 2012 at 12:42 pm

    Hey my email is muskanmangrio89@gmail.com

  25. joshua
    Posted August 13, 2012 at 1:48 pm

    the ending is WAY off srry dude but u mite have to redo this report

  26. Posted August 17, 2012 at 5:21 pm

    time to copy this motherfuckin report!

  27. reggy
    Posted September 19, 2012 at 5:42 am

    i want a book report on railway children please help thx

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