Who Was Mark Twain?

Who Was Mark Twain?

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by April Jones Prince, John O'Brien
     
 

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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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780448435374
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Series:
Penguin Group Who Was Series
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
5.84(w) x 7.82(h) x 0.45(d)
Lexile:
910L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

April Prince lives with her husband, David, and their sons in a house full of antiques in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.

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Who Was Mark Twain? 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I thought the the book was very intresting! I would recomend this book to someone who likes or is doing a report on Mark Twain because there are so many facts every page has intresting facts.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
So tell me who is mark twain i did a report on him and it told me all about him.........amazing book
Guest More than 1 year ago
I love that true life story it was great.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Mark Twain is known for his fairy tale "The Prince and the Pauper."
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
;-) :-) :-D :-o