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The trouble begins at 8 : a life of Mark Twain in the wild, wild West

Author: Sid Fleischman
Publisher: New York : Greenwillow Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Here, in high style, is the story of a wisecracking adventurer who came of age in the untamed West. A rebel who surprised himself by becoming the most famous American of his time.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sid Fleischman
ISBN: 9780061344312 0061344311 9780061344329 006134432X
OCLC Number: 173218652
Description: xii, 224 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Contents: The man who made frogs famous --
Eggs, three cents a dozen --
The gingerbread kid --
Upside down and backwards --
The riverboat rajah --
The cruel river --
Sam and the fortune teller --
Two weeks as a warrior --
The buffalo that climbed a tree --
Thieves, murderers, and desperados --
Gold, ten cents an acre --
Sam and the petrified man --
The duel at dawn --
Sam in the big city --
The slouching man --
The talking bluejay --
The water boy from Jackass Hill --
Goodbye, Sam; hello, Mark --
The sandwich chronicles --
The trouble begins at 8 --
The great holdup --
Twain attempts to behave --
Golden Gate, so long.
Other Titles: Trouble begins at eight
Responsibility: Sid Fleischman.
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Here, in high style, is the story of a wisecracking adventurer who came of age in the untamed West. A rebel who surprised himself by becoming the most famous American of his time.

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A nice addition to any older kids library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-11-10) Good Permalink

      This biography contains first hand accounts of Mark Twain's life, primary source photographs, and a useful timeline and bibliography, as well as the jumping frog story that made him famous.  The text is easy to read, and the story is compelling.  Sid Fleishman...
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