Author: Alisa Thomas
Publisher: Progeny Press; loose-leaf format (in clear-front presentation folder)
Grade: Middle School
Progeny Press Study Guides provide teachers, parents, and students with questions and comparisons from the firm, and timeless, foundation of the Bible. Their study guides deal with literature as works of art and philosophy; explain and use literary terms, and deal with plot construction; dig into why the characters act, believe, and feel as they do and examine what the Bible says in similar circumstances. Easy-to-use lessons include vocabulary exercises, comprehension and analysis, critical thinking, questions on related Biblical principles, activities, plus a complete answer key.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Author: Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens)
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.