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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

by Monica Kulling

Random House Children's Books | November 21, 1995 | Trade Paperback |

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Join Tom Sawyer''s wild adventures along the banks of the Mississippi River in this exciting addition to the Step into Classics line. Tom and his best friend, Huck Finn, share exciting make-believe escapades as treasure hunters, swashbuckling pirates, and soldiers in battle. They also unwittingly become real-life witnesses to a terrible crime!  

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 112 Pages, 5.12 × 7.48 × 0 in

Published: November 21, 1995

Publisher: Random House Children's Books

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0679880704

ISBN - 13: 9780679880707

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

by Monica Kulling

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 112 Pages, 5.12 × 7.48 × 0 in

Published: November 21, 1995

Publisher: Random House Children's Books

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0679880704

ISBN - 13: 9780679880707

About the Book

The adventures and pranks of a mischievous boy growing up in a 19th-century Mississippi River town as he plays hookey on an island, witnesses a crime, hunts for pirate treasure, and becomes lost in a cave.

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Chapter 1 "Tom!" No answer. "Tom!" No answer. "What''s gone with that boy, I wonder? You TOM!" No answer. The old lady pulled her spectacles down and looked over them, about the room; then she put them up and looked out under them. She seldom or never looked through them for so small a thing as a boy; they were her state pair, the pride of her heart, and were built for "style," not service;-she could have seen through a pair of stove lids just as well. She looked perplexed for a moment, and then said, not fiercely, but still loud enough for the furniture to hear: "Well, I lay if I get hold of you I''ll-" She did not finish, for by this time she was bending down and punching under the bed with the broom-and so she needed breath to punctuate the punches with. She resurrected nothing but the cat. "I never did see the beat of that boy!" She went to the open door and stood in it and looked out among the tomato vines and "jimpson" weeds that constituted the garden. No Tom. So she lifted up her voice, at an angle calculated for distance, and shouted: "Y-o-u-u Tom!" There was a slight noise behind her and she turned just in time to seize a small boy by the slack of his roundabout and arrest his flight. "There! I might ''a'' thought of that closet. What you been doing in there?" "Nothing." "Nothing! Look at your hands. And look at your mouth. What is that truck?" "I don''
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Join Tom Sawyer''s wild adventures along the banks of the Mississippi River in this exciting addition to the Step into Classics line. Tom and his best friend, Huck Finn, share exciting make-believe escapades as treasure hunters, swashbuckling pirates, and soldiers in battle. They also unwittingly become real-life witnesses to a terrible crime!  

From the Jacket

"Twain had a greater effect than any other writer on the evolution of American prose."

About the Author

Frank Conroy (1936-2005) was the author of Stop-Time and Body & Soul, among other books.

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The adventures and pranks of a mischievous boy growing up in a nineteenth-century Mississippi River town as he plays hookey on an island, witnesses a crime, hunts for pirate treasure, and becomes lost in a cave

Editorial Reviews

"Twain had a greater effect than any other writer on the evolution of American prose."

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

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