Chapter One of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer online
(In each post, we will include the link to the chapter's online text at Project Gutenberg.)
Your mission for Chapter One:
Go to this website. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1850s_in_fashion Find the answer to this question:
In the 1850s, well-dressed young boys often wore two pieces of clothing that we might consider female garments today. Look for the pictures of kids on the website: what are the two garments?
Remember to post your answers here in the Comment Box. When we have 5 correct responses, we'll post the next chapter quest. You'll need to keep track of the correct answer to each chapter's quest to solve the riddle and have a chance to win the Big Read Super Reader Prize!
(Check out our very first post from January 7 to find out more about The Big Read blog and The Picket Fence prize!)