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'Raft of Stars' review: A modern-day 'Huckleberry Finn'

Newsday 14 Apr 2021
RAFT OF STARS by Andrew J. Graff (Ecco, 304 pp., $26.99). Andrew J. Graff's "Raft of Stars" comes on like an updated Huck Finn tale. Fischer Branson and Dale Breadwin, both 10, head to the river from the hamlet of Claypot after Fischer shoots Dale's abusive, alcoholic father ... And Dale is eager to ditch his own history ... nature story ... ....
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Greta Van Fleet on critics: ‘They’re pissed off that we’re doing something’

The Guardian 12 Apr 2021
... singer of the band Greta Van Fleet, about his time growing up in a small town in the American midwest and you’d think he was describing the life of Huckleberry Finn.
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Invention Has A Sound: The story of Mark Twain, a Martin acoustic and the world’s ...

Guitar.com 09 Apr 2021
This time out I’d like to introduce you to another fellow whose name might not be instantly familiar to you – Samuel Clemens. READ MORE ... The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, The Prince and the Pauper, and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Yup. Samuel Clemens became Mark Twain, the father of American literature ... .
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I’m A Black Mother And Educator. Here’s Why I Let My Kids Read Racist Books

Huffington Post 06 Apr 2021
Later on, I didn’t bat an eyelash while reading about Huckleberry Finn sliding down the Mississippi River with his dehumanised Black companion Jim ... Huckleberry Finn, a staple in our 11th grade English curriculum, has been on the banned book list for many years, but I contend that this is an important text to teach.
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Charter school funding fallout: Sand Springs, Lawton, Yukon among first districts to consider additional legal ...

The Purcell Register 06 Apr 2021
Such a settlement would reallocate revenue that currently flows only to traditional public schools ... “I fear this action knowingly violated Oklahoma statute and the Oklahoma Constitution.” ... Named for Mark Twain (1835-1910), a humorist, writer and journeyman printer known for his work “Huckleberry Finn.” His real name was Samuel Langhorne Clemens ... .
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Climbing from trauma to transformation

The Recorder 04 Apr 2021
Defining “good” and “evil” will require a national debate ... Let’s all read Mark Twain’s “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” and “Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave.” To form a “new nation, conceived in dignity ...” we need to be brave ... .
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RAMBLIN ROUND: Roger that: Oklahoma's Grammy 'King of the Road'

McAlester News-Capital 04 Apr 2021
Miller was born in Forth Worth, Texas, but by the age of 3 he was living in Erick, Oklahoma ... Donald who? ... 1 in 1978 ... Eventually though, the hits stopped coming, but the muse hadn't left Roger Miller, He accepted an offer to write the score for a Broadway play, "Big River," based on the Mark Twain novel, "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." ... .
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Roger that: Oklahoma's Grammy 'King of the Road'

McAlester News-Capital 02 Apr 2021
Miller was born in Forth Worth, Texas, but by the age of 3 he was living in Erick, Oklahoma ... Donald who? ... 1 in 1978 ... Eventually though, the hits stopped coming, but the muse hadn't left Roger Miller, He accepted an offer to write the score for a Broadway play, "Big River," based on the Mark Twain novel, "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." ... .
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Comment on How do they not get caught and arrested on Moonshiners? by Bod Down

m&c 01 Apr 2021
You Twitter twits disgust me ... Am I the only person who would pay a$100 to Listen to Mark Rogers read a few chapters of “Huckleberry Finn” just to hear that man talk? Give that man a Bowie knife, a chainsaw, a hammer, a battery powered drill, a box of screws and nails, and he could build absolutely ANYTHING in tje woods ... .
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Dennis Anderson: Like spring, Mississippi River rush arrives early

Colorado Springs Gazette 31 Mar 2021
ON THE MISS­ISSIPPI RIVER — For Huck Finn and his pal Jim, this river meant freedom in the memorable novel "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." But in time, as they drifted downstream, the towns and people who inhabited the Mississippi's ....
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Students don’t need ‘protection’ from great American classics about the human condition

Cleveland 31 Mar 2021
These concepts are at the forefront of the books, “To Kill a Mockingbird,” “Of Mice and Men,” and “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” respectively, all works which I used when I taught high school English ... Bob Sheridan, ... .
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Santa Rosa Beach author awarded silver medal at NYC Book Awards, announces giveaway

NWF Daily News 31 Mar 2021
To enter the giveaway, email Semeradsandy@gmail.com or contact Semerad via her website. www.sandysemerad.com ... When I first read Harper Lee’s 'To Kill a Mockingbird' and Mark Twain’s 'Huckleberry Finn,' I thought I’d struck gold, though I must admit my taste has grown more eclectic since then." ... Facebook. Twitter. Email.
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Wheel life with the ladies in the van

The Observer 28 Mar 2021
Sarah Gabriel found her life’s meaning in a small town in Kansas on a cold autumn morning in 2020 ... the cowboy, the covered-wagon migrants, Huckleberry Finn on his raft, Thelma and Louise, and the Beats ... “All I wanted was to go somewheres; all I wanted was a change, I warn’t particular,” says Huckleberry Finn in the opening chapter of his adventures.
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Why are progressives allowing cancel culture free rein? Ted Diadiun

Cleveland 28 Mar 2021
They might not agree, but at least they generally knew why they didn’t agree ... Examples are everywhere. ... In Burbank, California, middle and high school English teachers were warned not to use “To Kill a Mockingbird,” “Of Mice and Men,” “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” and other classic novels because of concerns over racist passages in the books ... .
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