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    The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy)

    The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy)

    by Barbara Kerley and Edwin Fotheringham

    Based on an actual diary kept by Twain's 13-year-old daughter, Susy Twain provides a first person account packed with wonderful details about life with her famous father. "Delightful."—SLJ

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    The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According To Susy)

    The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According To Susy)

    by Barbara Kerley and Dewin Fotheringham

    Susy Clemens thought the world was wrong about her papa. They saw Mark Twain as "a humorist joking at everything." But he was so much more, and Susy was determined to set the record straight. In a journal she kept under her pillow, Susy documented her world-famous father-from his habits (good and bad!) to his writing routine to their family's colorful home life. Her frank, funny, tender biography (which came to be one of Twain's most prized possessions) gives rare insight and an unforgettable perspective on an American icon. Inserts with excerpts from Susy's actual journal give added appeal.

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Mark Twain

America's Humorist, Dreamer, Prophet

Author: Clinton Cox

Series: Scholastic Biography

Interest Level:
6-8

Lexile Framework:
1250L

Grade Level Equivalent:
6.7

Guided Reading Level:
W

Age:
8-14

Genre:
Biography

Subject:
Writing, Individuality, Cleverness, Creativity and Imagination

About This Book

Riverboat pilot, newspaper reporter, adventurer, satirist, and writer, Mark Twain was and is a towering figure in American literature. This is a definitive biography offering a fresh viewpoint on his controversial and colorful life. ?The writing style is straightforward, fast-paced, and anecdotal. A good choice for students of Twain or seekers of a stimulating biography.?-SLJ


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