||The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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||Getting along with others
Cultures of the world
Home and neighbourhood
It was midnight. Tom and his friend Huck
Finn were hiding in a dark graveyard, near the grave
of the wicked Horse Williams. They were waiting to see
if devils would come to take his body away.
It was awfully quiet. Suddenly Tom pulled Huck's arm.
He had heard voices, and through the trees they saw
a light. Someone was coming towards them ...
The three men were not devils, but what Tom and Huck
saw that night filled them with horror, and led to many
These, plus running away from home; camping out as
pirates on an island in the Mississippi; going to their
own funeral; looking for treasure; and getting lost
in a deep, dark cave, are all part of the exciting and
amusing story of Tom Sawyer and his friends.
Mark Twain grew up in Missouri, USA,
by the Mississippi River, over a hundred years ago.
Later he told many stories about the life of young people
there. His stories of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn
have always been great favourites.
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