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Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Children's Classics) [Hardcover]

By Mark Twain (Author)
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) is Mark Twain's most popular book, and its hero is a national icon, celebrated as a distinctively American figure both at home and abroad. Tom Sawyer's bold spirit, winsome smile, and inventive solutions to the problems of everyday life in fictional St Petersburg - whether getting his friends to whitewash a fence for him, or escaping the demands of his vigilant Aunt Polly - have won him the hearts of generations.

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Children's Classics
Pages   224
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.49" Width: 5.7" Height: 0.61"
Weight:   0.77 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Aug 31, 1999
Publisher   RANDOM HOUSE #22
ISBN  0517205769  
ISBN13  9780517205761  
UPC  045863205766  

Availability  0 units.

More About Mark Twain

Mark Twain Jane Jacobs s books include The Nature of Economies and The Death and Life of Great American Cities, both of which are available in Modern Library clothbound editions. She lives in Toronto."

Mark Twain lived in Hannibal, in the state of Missouri. Mark Twain was born in 1835 and died in 1910.

Mark Twain has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Aladdin Classics
  2. Bantam Classics
  3. Barnes & Noble Classics
  4. Barnes & Noble Classics
  5. Campfire Graphic Novels
  6. Classic Starts
  7. Dover Children's Thrift Classics
  8. Dover Thrift Editions
  9. Dover Thrift Study Edition
  10. Dover Value Editions
  11. English Library
  12. Enriched Classics (Pocket)
  13. Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics
  14. Ignatius Critical Editions
  15. Library of America
  16. Library of America Paperback Classics
  17. Mark Twain Papers
  18. Modern Library Classics (Paperback)
  19. Norton Critical Editions
  20. Novel Journal
  21. Oxford World's Classics (Paperback)
  22. Penguin American Library
  23. Penguin Classics
  24. Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions
  25. Penguin English Library
  26. Puffin Classics
  27. Scholastic Classics
  28. Signet Classics
  29. Stepping Stone Book Classics
  30. Tantor Unabridged Classics

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2Books > Subjects > Children > Literature > Classics by Age > General
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6Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > World Literature > United States > United States > Twain, Mark

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Reviews - What do customers think about Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Children's Classics)?

DVD review  Sep 4, 2007
This is an exciting coverge of something some of us lived through and puzzled over for years. As the movie indicates someone may feel sure that the Zodiac is dead from a heart attack but the rest of us have been left in wonder.
You will LOVE this book!  Jul 16, 2007
Invaluable for teachers and for students who need more than just plain text. The sidebars offer endless historical factoids and pictures that walked my students through the story because they could visualize the characters, household and farming tools, and places during Tom Sawyer's life. For teachers, it empowered me with so much extra and interesting information to heighten the interest of my students. Sadly, I do not think this book is still in print. PLEASE put this book back into print!
Great Twain work  Jul 15, 2007
This a great story about three of the most recognizable characters and one of the best American authors. There maybe a lack of `adventures' but a glimpse into the daily life of Tom is a well written, entertaining work which is necessary for any classical literature list. Great introduction to Twain's prose makes the reader want to immediately start the Huck version.
Twain's Classic Boy Adventure  Jun 29, 2007
"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" was Twain's somewhat serious tale of a boy coming of age on the Mississippi River. It was also a wonderful social commentary of the times in which it takes place. "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," on the other hand, gives us a fun glimpse into the life of one young boy in a fictitious town on the Mississippi River in Missouri. It's definitely the funnier of the two novels, even though it deals with the very real dangers of running off alone, thieves, murderers, and even slacking off on memorizing Sunday school verses. Tom gets into trouble without even thinking about it. He, Huck Finn and a wonderful cast of characters spend their days cutting class, playing pirates, pretending to be Robin Hood, get lost in a cave and even hunt for treasure. It's a grand tale told on a grand scale and I highly recommend it to anyone who enjoys adventure in the Americana vein.

**Potential Spoiler**
One character that I'd like to single out is the murderous Injun Joe. As loving and protective as Jim is in "Huck Finn," Joe is completely the opposite. He strikes fear into Tom and all of his friends and is the primary catalyst for much of the second half of the book. He's one of the best villains around and his fate (as far as children's books are concerned) is one of the most upsetting. It's amazing how Twain could find a perfect fit for such a wicked character in such a fun book.
**End Spoiler**

I'm sure that an intellectual could digest this book in greater style than I and reveal countless points on morality, religion, ethics, etc., but for most readers (young and old), this is simply a great adventure. Whether you're fourteen or forty, you'll love this book. Highly recommended.
Today's Tom Sawyer...  Apr 27, 2007
This is my favorite book.

It reminds me of being younger and experiencing the world in an innocent and carefree way. I think this is the ultimate "boy story." I gave this book to my girlfriend and she said it was too boyish for there ya have it.

I read a version of it when I was younger, maybe Tom's age, and I did everything I could to live like Tom and Huck. Awesome story with great writing...good prelude to Huck Finn's more morally driven story. But thats what I like about this book, there aren't very many obvious morals. It seems to be just an adventure/murder story for the sake of a good book. Awesome.

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