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Recommended Reads: Classics

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

by Mark Twain (1884)

Huck Finn, cruelly abused by his drunken father, joins up with Jim, a runaway slave, and heads down the Mississippi River on a raft. Along the way, they encounter a deadly feud, a pair of con artists, and other characters from the pre-Civil War South. All the while, Huck's conscience and basic decency wrestle with his society-bred ideas about race and slavery and right and wrong.

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If you like this book, try:

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain 

Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee