Penrod Summary
Booth Tarkington

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Penrod Summary

In the tradition of Mark Twain's Tom Sawyer or Huckleberry Finn, Penrod offers an engaging story about a young boy's daydreams, schemes, and desires.

The experiences of twelve-year-old Penrod Schofield present true-to-life challenges that a young person of his time might conceivably face. While not full of the life-threatening adventure of Twain's books, Penrod is a humorous, thoughtful account of growing up in the Midwest early in the twentieth century.

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Penrod Short Guide

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