Tom Sawyer, Detective

Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn attempts to solve a mysterious murder which takes them onboard a steamboat back to Arkansas, gets them tangled up with diamond thieves and the...

A Connecticut Yankee At The Court Of King Arthur

Hank Morgan, a mechanic at a gun factory, is knocked unconscious and wakes up in England in the year 528. After he is captured and taken to Camelot, he is put before the knights...

The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer [abridged]

Grammy Award Nominee for Best Spoken Word Album!With his uniquely expressive voice, three-time Academy Award® winner Paul Newman vividly brings to life the exciting tale of...

The Prince and the Pauper

One of Mark Twain’s most famous books for young people. As children, his daughters loved to act out the story in their library. It’s a carefully researched and written story,...

The Alphabet and Simplified Spelling

Mark Twain gave this speech at an event honoring Andrew Carnegie, who helped found the Simplified Spelling Board. Twain mentions how uncomfortable it is to only receive...

Morals and Memory

In this speech, Mark Twain muses on the capricious nature of man’s memory, particularly regarding how he views his past. To illustrate, he tells a tale from this youth about the...

Cigars and Tobacco

As humans, we often wonder about our heroes’ (and, perhaps, our enemies’) opinions on the most assorted of topics. Mark Twain’s speech “Cigars and Tobacco” serves to...

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The fictional character’s name may have been derived from a jolly and flamboyant fireman named Tom Sawyer with whom Twain was acquainted in San Francisco, California, while...

A Tramp Abroad

In A Tramp Abroad, the ever adventurous Mark Twain brings his wit and creativity to his travels in Europe. Twain takes fictional liberty, turning his travels into an entertaining...

Sketches New and Old

Sketches New and Old is a compilation of fictional stories written by Mark Twain. Among them is "A Ghost Story". In each story, one can catch a great sense of Twain's humor and...

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