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Book Review: The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy)

14 Mar

I’ve been having a great deal of fun reading all sorts of biographies lately.  This picture book biography of Mark Twain is told through the eyes of his 13-year-old daughter, Susy.  Susy details a lively and entertaining view of her papa.  If you know me, you might know about my obsession with miniature things.  I easily fell in love with the little mini book excerpts entitled “Journal” placed throughout the book. These little books contain the actual written words from Mark Twain’s daughter.  The end notes include information about Mark Twain, including a selected time line of his life, a detailed bibliography, some information about his daughter Susy and a great teaching guide for writing your own biography.

Title:  The extraordinary Mark Twain (according to Susy)

Author:  Barbara Kerley

Illustrator:  Edwin Fotheringham

Publisher:  Scholastic Press

ISBN:  978-0-545-12508-6

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