Mark Twain

Mark Twain was born on November 30, 1835.  Check out one of these books or DVD's to celebrate his birthday.

Mark Twain / by Geoffrey C. Ward and Dayton Duncan

Mark Twain / by Geoffrey C. Ward and Dayton Duncan

Bio Twa 

Integrating material from his literary works, diaries, and letters with 150 photographs, this illustrated portrait of one of America's greatest writers follows Mark Twain from his Hannibal, Missouri, childhood, through his travels throughout the world, to his career as a journalist and author, accompanied by essays on Twain by contemporary scholars and authors.

The adventures of Tom Sawyer / Mark Twain

The adventures of Tom Sawyer / Mark Twain

Y PB Twain, M. 

Tom Sawyer has an eye for adventure and is always getting into scrapes with his friends and partners in crime, Huck Finn and Joe Harper. His escapades often lead him into dangerous and desperate situations, but he always turns these to his advantage.

 

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [DVD-videorecording] / by Mark Twain

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [DVD-videorecording] / by Mark Twain

DVD 813.4 Twa 

A feisty young boy fakes his own death to escape his abusive father and heads off down the Mississippi River with his newfound friend Jim, a runaway slave.

Mark Twain

Mark Twain. Graphic Novel

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Presents a collection of tales from Mark Twain in an illustrated format by prominent artists working in the fields of comics, book illustration, and fine arts.

The prince and the pauper [DVD-videorecording]

The prince and the pauper  [DVD-videorecording]

DVD JF Prince  

Based on the Mark Twain story, a normal kid secretly changes places for the day with a child actor, but soon the change is in danger of becoming permanent.

 

Mark Twain / by Sarah Tieck

Mark Twain / by Sarah Tieck

J Bio Twain, M.

Easy-to-read, compelling text paired with color photos introduces young readers to the remarkable life of Mark Twain.

Life on the Mississippi

Life on the Mississippi / Mark Twain 

YF Twain, M.

Before his literary career took off and he emerged as one of America's foremost men of letters, Mark Twain worked as a steamboat pilot in the antebellum South and Midwest. This fascinating account offers a brief history of commercial boating in the period and a probing, insightful, and eminently entertaining look at Twain's own experiences.

Mark Twain : a life / Ron Powers

Mark Twain : a life / Ron Powers

Bio Twa 

Draws on tens of thousands of letters and journal entries to present a narrative portrait of Samuel Clemens's life behind his literary persona.

The best short stories of Mark Twain

The best short stories of Mark Twain / Mark Twain

F Twain, M. 

Collects several of Mark Twain's short stories, including "Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog," "Political Economy," and "Extracts from Adam's Diary."  These selections illuminate the depth of Twain’s artistry, humor, irony, and narrative genius.
 

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court [CD-sound recording] / Mark Twain

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court [CD-sound recording] / Mark Twain

CD Audio Books F Twain, M.

Hank Morgan, a nineteenth-century American-a Connecticut Yankee-by a stroke of fate is sent back into time to sixth-century England and ends up in Camelot and King Arthur's Court.  This is one of Mark Twain's finest comic novels.

 

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