River boy: the story of Mark Twain

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HarperCollins Publishers,
Pub. Date:
c2003.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
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IL: LG - BL: 4.9 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 880L
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Ste-e-e-eamboat's a-comin'!"

Along the banks of the great Mississippi River, a young boy named Samuel Clemens raced to the docks whenever he heard that familiar cry. He dreamed of exploring the world beyond his river town. Little did he know that one day he would become the famous writer Mark Twain, and write about his boyhood adventures along the bustling river waterfront in the classic stories The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

Sam's exploits take him from the printing presses of the Hannibal Courier to the decks of the steamboats that travel the mighty Mississippi, and even to the Wild West.

Now noted historian William Anderson tells the colorful story of Sam's life as he grows from a mischievous boy into the enterprising author. Dan Andreasen's fresh, vibrant paintings capture the spirit of the storyteller who will live on forever as one of America's literary icons.

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9780060284015
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AD: Adult Directed 880L
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subject_facet Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Mississippi River -- Juvenile literature
Pilots and pilotage -- Mississippi River Region -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
River life -- Mississippi River -- Juvenile literature
Twain, Mark, -- 1835-1910 -- Childhood and youth -- Juvenile literature
title_display River boy : the story of Mark Twain
title_full River boy : the story of Mark Twain / by William Anderson ; illustrated by Dan Andreasen
title_short River boy :
title_sub the story of Mark Twain
topic_facet Authors, American
Childhood and youth
Pilots and pilotage
River life
Twain, Mark