Mark Twain, writer
Nov. 30, 1835-Apr. 21, 1910
American Boy: The Adventures of Mark Twain by Don Brown (Houghton Mifflin, 2003)
Brown takes readers on a journey through the childhood and life of the plucky Twain. A fitting introduction to an American legend.
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