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This is a story about a young boy named Tom Sawyer who is very mischievous and likesto go on adventures He lives with his Aunt Polly and his half-brother Sid Tom also hadtwo friends named Joe Harper and Huck Finn Becky Thatcher is Toms girlfriend andInjun Joe is the towns thief and murderer This story took place in the mid-1800s in asmall village in Missouri along the Mississippi River The story begins when Aunt Polly has to punish Tom Sawyer for playing hooky fromschool She orders him to white-wash the fence on a Saturday afternoon Tom was a smartkid so when he saw a classmate come along he saw an opportunity to get out of workTom tricked the boy into white-washing the fence for him and in exchange for theopportunity to paint the fence the boy had to pay him an apple Tom tricked other kidstoo They all traded something for the opportunity to white-wash the fence Tom wasrich and the fence was finished in no time So Tom went swimming Aunt Polly wasThat night Tom complained about a tooth that was sore Aunt Polly tied a string to histooth and then tied the string to a bedpost She frightened him with a burning piece ofwood He jumped back and the tooth was pulled out The next day Tom saw his friendHuck Finn Huck was the son of the town drunk Huck had a tick which everyone liked alot Tom asked if he would swap it for his tooth and Huck said yes At school they playedgames with the tick instead of working so they got the switch There was a new girl in town named Becky Thatcher The first time Tom saw her he fellin love and promised himself that he would win her heart It only took a couple of minutesbefore they where going out Then Tom said something he should not have which madeBecky mad So Tom gave her his treasure a
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