The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy)

By Barbara Kerley
Illustrators Illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham Publisher Scholastic Imprint Scholastic ISBN


Awards and Honors 2011 NCTE Orbis Pictus Recommended; 2011 NCTE Notable Children's Books in the Language Arts; CLA Notable Children's Books in the English Language Arts 2011; Children's Book Committee Bank Street College of Education Children's Choices - Best Books of 2011, Historical Fiction, ages 9-12; <i>Kirkus Reviews</i> 2010 Best Children’s Books; <i>Publishers Weekly</i> Best Children’s Books 2010, Picture Books; <School Library Journal</i> Best Books 2010: Picture Books

The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy)

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Susy Clemens thought the world was wrong about her papa. Everyone saw Mark Twain as "a humorist joking at everything." But he was so much more, and Susy was determined to set the record straight. Susy's biography about her father is excerpted here in innovative mini-book inserts. Author's Note. Tips on writing a biography. Time line. Sources. Full-color digital media illustrations.
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