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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

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4 out of 5
Based on 10,545 Ratings and 688 Reviews

Book Description
When Connecticut mechanic and foreman Hank Morgan is knocked unconscious, he wakes not to the familiar scenes of nineteenth-century America but to the bewildering sights and sounds of sixth-century Camelot. Although confused at first and quickly imprisoned, he soon realises that his knowledge of the future can transform his fate. Correctly predicting a solar eclipse from inside his prison cell, Mo... More
Book Information
PublisherPenguin Young Readers Group
BindingPaperback (271 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages416
ISBN-100140430644
ISBN-13978-0140430646
Publication Date02/28/1972
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About Justin Kaplan (Author, Contributor) : Justin Kaplan is a published author of young adult books. Some of the published credits of Justin Kaplan include Treasure and vengeance. (Rereading).(reading "The Count of Monte Cristo")(Critical Essa... more
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About Mark Twain (Author) : Mark Twain was a published author, creator, editor, illustrator, series editor, and a translator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Mark Twain include The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, ... more
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11/24/2009 Cole Rush

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10/4/2007 Cindy Lovell said: Brilliance! A favorite of mine, and a favorite of gifted students. When you read it, you might think you're watching the Daily Show or the Colbert Report. Twain wrote this one "with a pen warmed up in hell." There are great lesson plans on the Mark Twain Museum website to go with this book.
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