Mark Twain at Work! (Childhood of Famous Americans) (Paperback)

By Howard Goldsmith, Frank Habbas (Illustrator)

Simon Spotlight, 9780689853999, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2003

List Price: 3.99*
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Level 2: Reading Independently
- More complex stories
- Varied sentence structure
- Paragraphs and short chapters
One day young Sam Clemens, later known as Mark Twain, plays a big prank in school. His mom punishes Sam by asking him to paint the long fence outside. It's a job that would take one boy hours to complete, but clever Sam figures out a way to get the job done without doing any work himself at all.