The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Author: Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens)
Publisher: Puffin Books; Paperback
Period: 19th century Mississippi River; Fiction
Who could forget the pranks, the adventures, the sheer fun of Tom Sawyer? Join Tom Sawyer and his friends Huck Finn and Joe Harper on their adventures along the shores of the Mississippi River. They run away to live like pirates, are presumed dead, and return just in time for their own funeral! They even witness a murder, and discover treasure beyond their wildest dreams. From Tom's trickery with the whitewashed fence to his and Becky Thatcher's calamities in a bat cave, this classic novel continues to be a favorite with child and the young at heart.