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

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

Label
The trouble begins at 8 : a life of Mark Twain in the wild, wild West
Title
The trouble begins at 8
Title remainder
a life of Mark Twain in the wild, wild West
Statement of responsibility
Sid Fleischman
Title variation
Trouble begins at eight
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
A biography of Mark Twain
Writing style
Award
  • Parents' Choice Award for Historical Fiction, 2008.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2009
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2009
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2008.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
251025
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 818.409
  • 920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 9
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a life of Mark Twain in the wild, wild West
Label
The trouble begins at 8 : a life of Mark Twain in the wild, wild West, Sid Fleischman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 200-217) and index
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
Control code
173218652
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 224 p.
Isbn
9780061344329
Lccn
2007037891
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)173218652
Label
The trouble begins at 8 : a life of Mark Twain in the wild, wild West, Sid Fleischman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 200-217) and index
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
Control code
173218652
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 224 p.
Isbn
9780061344329
Lccn
2007037891
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)173218652

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