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Harris and Me: A Summer Remembered Essay & Project Ideas

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1. Compare Harris and Me to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer in one of the following ways: a) as books that appeal to young and old readers alike; b) how children are in conflict with the world of adults; c) similarities and differences in the relationships of Tom Sawyer with Huck Finn and Harris with Me; and d) childhood as a time of freedom and adventure.

2. Using Harris and Me and Beetles, Lightly Toasted, by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, develop a definition of a comic novel.

3. Compare the animal characters in Harris and Me with the animals characters in Hatchet, another novel by Paulsen.

4. Mark Twain says of Tom Sawyer, "He would be President, yet, if he escaped hanging." Apply Twain's observation to Harris and write a character sketch of him.

5. Collect a dozen metaphors that the narrator uses to describe his reactions to his experiences...

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