The adventures of Tom Sawyer
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Published:
New York : Greenwich House : Distributed by Crown Publishers, 1982.
Format:
Book
ISBN:
9780517399910, 0517399911
Physical Desc:
222 pages, [15] pages of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 2.4 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
850L
Status:
Description
Perhaps the best-loved nineteenth-century American novel, Mark Twain's tale of boyhood adventure overflows with comedy, warmth, and slapstick energy. It brings to life and array of irresistible characters-the awesomely self-confident Tom, his best buddy Huck Finn, indulgent Aunt Polly, and the lovely, beguiling Becky-as well as such unforgettable incidents as whitewashing a fence, swearing an oath in blood, and getting lost in a dark and labyrinthine cave. Below Tom Sawyer's sunny surface lurk hints of a darker reality, of youthful innocence and naïveté confronting the cruelty, hypocrisy, and foolishness of the adult world-a theme that would become more pronounced in Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Despite such suggestions, Tom Sawyer remains Twain's joyful ode to the endless possibilities of childhood.
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Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 2.4, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
850

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The adventures of a boy growing up in a nineteenth-century Mississippi River town as he plays hookey on an island, witnesses a crime, hunts for the pirates' treasure, and becomes lost in a cave.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Twain, M., & Williams, T. (1982). The adventures of Tom Sawyer. New York: Greenwich House : Distributed by Crown Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 and True, Williams. 1982. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. New York: Greenwich House : Distributed by Crown Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 and True, Williams, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. New York: Greenwich House : Distributed by Crown Publishers, 1982.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Twain, Mark, and True Williams. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. New York: Greenwich House : Distributed by Crown Publishers, 1982. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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