Student Book Review:

 

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The-classic

by: Mark Twain

Review done by:

Chris Frank
Grade 7
Van Antwerp Middle School
Niskayuna, NY

One of the great classics that I read was, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn written by Mark Twain.
This book is about a boy named Huck Finn. He was always looking for adventures with the other boys in his neighborhood. One day, Huck's Pap comes home and knows that Huck is rich with about six thousand dollars. Huck has given the money to Judge Thatcher. Huck's Pap takes money from the judge a little at a time, and each time he gets drunk. Then, Huck and his Pap are living in a cabin in the woods, and every time Pap leaves, he locks Huck up in the cabin. After a couple times of being locked up, Huck finds a way to escape by sawing his way out of the cabin. He makes a sceen with an ax and throws stuff around in the cabin to make it look like he had been killed. He runs of with all the goods from the cabin. He goes to Jackson Island on the Mississippi where no one ever goes. He meets up with Miss Watson's slave, Jim, and from there on, Huck and Jim, the slave, are running from the people from the town and meet up with many adventures during the book.
The book is very exciting through most of Huck's adventures. But Tom can make it a little frustrating. Tom tries to make the adventures as impossible as he can. One example is when they're trying to free Jim from a cabin that he was locked in. Tom makes Huck and himself dig through the ground with a knife. They were digging for a few days, until Tom finally gave up and let Huck free him the way they did before.
Well I don't want to tell the whole book so if your interested in The Adventures of Huck Finn, I definitely recommend this book to you.

 

Student Book Review:

 

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The-classic

by: Mark Twain

Review done by:

Keira
Grade 7
Van Antwerp Middle School
Niskayuna, NY

The book The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a very exciting book. It has a lot of adventure, as you can tell by just reading the title.
It is about a boy named Huckleberry Finn. He lives with two elderly ladies who have adopted him. One day he sees a foot print that has a cross in the middle of it. He knows this footprint is his father's. The next night he leaves the house and runs away from the town and his father. He does this unsuccessfully, because his father captures him and takes him to a little hut in the woods. After living there for a few weeks Huck devises a plan to escape from his father, who is very mean to him and often beats him. Huck escapes a few days after that and runs away to Jackson Island in the Mississippi river. He stays there with the slave that was owned by the family that adopted him, but had recently run away for fear of being sold. They hid out there until people began looking for them. Then they started down the Mississippi to Cairo, where they would take the Ohio river up north to the free states where Jim, the slave, could get a job and pay to free his wife and kids. During the journey down the Mississippi, Huck and Jim have many unusual adventures.
If you can read this review, you can read this book. The language is very easy to understand, and it is also not too long. If you want to read a good book, you should try The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, I would strongly recommend it.

 

Student Book Review:

 

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The - classic

by: Mark Twain

Review done by:

Alex Rock
Grade 6
Van Antwerp Middle School
Niskayuna, NY

The book I just read was called The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
It is the ending half to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. To understand some parts you need to have read The Adventures of Tom Sawyer but you don't have to. Both books are written by Mark Twain.
This book is written like Huckleberry wrote it. It is about how Huck has ran away from home and meets up with his friend Jim. Jim is a slave and has run away with Huck. They find a raft and decide to go down the river until they come to a free state. The book goes on about the adventures Jim and Huck have going down the river. One experience they had was when they had lost each other on the river. It was foggy and when they tied up their raft and canoe the raft broke loose and went down the river. Huck followed Jim (who was on the raft) until they went on opposite sides of an island. Huck fell asleep and when he woke up he was next to the raft. He went on the raft and woke up Jim. Jim said that he thought that Huck was dead. Huck lied and said Jim had been asleep for the past ten minutes.
This is a good book because the places and the characters are explained pretty good. The book is pretty interesting the whole way through. Once you have started to read it you can't put it down.
If you want a book that won't disappoint you this is the one!

 

Student Book Review:

 

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The - classic

by: Mark Twain
Review done by:

Philip
Grade 7
Van Antwerp Middle School
Niskayuna, NY

My favorite book that I read so far this year was The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. It was written by Mark Twain.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was very interesting. It had a lot of action. It was about a young man that loved adventure. His best friend was Tom Sawyer, and they did a lot together. The characters are great, and some are funny. An example would be when the duke comes (at least he said he was a duke) and acts like the most important man in the world.

The book is about a fourteen year old boy with an uneducated family. He lives with a widow and goes to school. Huck gets mad at his father. So, he thinks of a plan to escape from father. When father goes to town, Huck puts his plan to work. He heads down the Mississippi River toward freedom. He uses a raft and builds a leanto on it. He goes down the great Mississippi. The entire plot is about Huck trying not to be caught and to stay alive in the wild. He runs into obstacles along the way. The book tells how they handle the problems. There are friends, strangers, and people who help Huck along the way.

If you want to read a book that is actually a good book, I have the book for you. You won't regret reading The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn.

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