The Prince and the Pauper
The Prince and the Pauper
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The Prince and the Pauper

Written by Mark Twain
Published by Signet Book
Prices as of Aug 7

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Two boys exchange their clothes and their lives in Mark Twain’s classic satiric comedy. They are the same age. They look alike. In fact, there is but one difference between them: Tom Canty is a child of the London slums; Edward Tudor is heir to the throne of England. Just how insubstantial this difference really is becomes clear when a chance encounter leads to an exchange of roles…with the pauper caught up in the pomp and folly of the royal court, and the prince wandering, horror-stricken, through the lower depths of sixteenth-century English society. Out of the theme of switched identities, Mark Twain has fashioned both a scathing attack upon social hypocrisy and injustice and an irresistible comedy imbued with the sense of high-spirited play that belongs to his most creative period. With an Afterword by Everett Emerson

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780451528353
    Publication Date
    May 7, 2002
    Page Count
    240
    Words Per Page
    277
    Audience
    Young Adult
    Reading Age
    11 - 15 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2001057683
    WorldCat Number (OCLC)
    48544072
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    0451528352
    Lexile® Level
    610L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~O
    ATOS® Book Level
    9.5
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    13
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    54437
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    MG+

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