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THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER

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BY MARK TWAIN
THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer takes place in a rural town by the Mississippi River in 1876. It is a story of a group of boys who are best friends.
Setting

The main character is Tom Sawyer. He is an adventerous and curious boy who is always into mischeif. He is also a courageous kind friend. He once took the the blame for a ripped book and was whipped for his friend Becky.
Summary
Tom and his brother Sid live with their Aunt Polly. They are always frightening her with their pranks. Tom is also always leading his friends into adventures of trouble. For example, he once faked his own death so he could sneak to a deserted island to play pirate with Huck and Joe.
Summary
His best friend Huck is always by Tom's side. Tom cares for Huck because he is homeless and does not have a family. Their biggest adventure happens at the end of the book when they walk into a haunted house and find a treasure chest full of gold. Huck's life also changes when he is adopted by widow Douglas and begins to live a happy life.
Summary Conclusion
3 FACTS ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Samuel Clemens was born in Hannibal, Missouri, in 1835.

His pen name was "Mark Twain".

His famous quote was:
"Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did."
To me that means that I should take the opportunities when I have them and be adventurous.
Cristian Boutote
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