MARK TWAIN (1835–1910), considered one of the greatest writers in American literature, was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens in Florida, Missouri. As a young child, he moved with his family to Hannibal, Missouri, on the banks of the Mississippi River, a setting that inspired his two best-known novels, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Twain and his wife, Olivia Langdon Clemens, had four children—a son, Langdon, who died as an infant, and three daughters, Susy, Clara, and Jean.

PHILIP STEAD is the author of the Caldecott Medal–winning book A Sick Day for Amos McGee. With his wife, illustrator Erin Stead, he also created the acclaimed Bear Has a Story to Tell and Lenny & Lucy. Philip has also written and illustrated his own books, including Hello, My Name Is Ruby; Jonathan and the Big Blue Boat; and A Home for Bird. Philip and Erin live in northern Michigan. Visit Philip online at philipstead.com.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn Series

Book 1

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The Adventures of Huckleberry...

Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn Series

Book 2

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Roughing It

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A Horse's Tale

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Tom Sawyer, Detective

Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn Series

Book 4

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The American Claimant

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Tom Sawyer Abroad

Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn Series

Book 3

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Christian Science

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Sketches New and Old

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