Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Penguin Classics)
The Penguin Classics edition of the classic Mark Twain tale includes a forward by Azar Nafisi and an introduction from Twain scholar R. Kent Rasmussen. Parents will want to note that the text is unabridged and unchanged. Due to the culture in which the story is written and Twain's goals for writing, there is a frequent use of "the N word in reference to slaves or African Americans. The inclusion of this word is explained in the introduction and might be something you choose to discuss with your student. 345 softcover pages with an appendix of notes for further study. Laura
These novels played a unique and lasting role in the development of American literature, and each one remains a beloved and widely read work of fiction. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finnarguably a great American novel. Ethan Fromean enduring rural tragedy. And Moby-Dick or, The Whalea profound inquiry into character, faith, and the nature of perception. Now, Penguin Classics is proud to present these three novels in gorgeous graphic packages featuring cover art by some of the most talented illustrators working today.
Fleeing from an abusive father, Huckleberry Finn joins up with a runaway slave. Together the two fugitives float down the Mississippi River, encountering trouble at every turn.