The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer


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Mark Twain captures a boyhood summer on the Mississippi River, with haunted houses, rogue bandits, hidden treasure and schoolyard crushes based on the young Mark Twain. Written at ability level grades 4-5, interest grade level 5-12, with a Lexile Level of 750 and a Guided Reading Level Q, in three formats, Computer Book, Audio Book and Paperback Book.

Author: Twain, Mark

Language: English

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