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A humorist, narrator, and social observer, Mark Twain is unsurpassed in American literature. Best known as the author of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain, not unlike his protagonist, Huck, has a restless spirit. He found adventure prospecting for silver in Nevada, navigating steamboats down the Mississippi, and making people laugh around the world. But Twain also had a serious streak and decried racism and injustice. His fascinating life is captured candidly in this enjoyable biography.
The fascinating life of the humorist, narrator, and social observer best known as the author of
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is captured candidly in an enjoyable biography for kids who are not quite ready for long, in-depth life histories. Simultaneous.
Number of Pages: 105
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Biography + Autobiography / Literary
Series Title: Who Was...?
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: April Jones Prince
Street Date: May 1, 2004
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-5491