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Post by JayKitty76 » October 17th, 2018, 3:02 pm

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

An adventure story for children, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is a fun-filled book that shows life along the Mississippi River in the 1840s. Written by Mark Twain, the book shows masterfully-done satire, racism, childhood, and the importance of loyalty and courage- no matter the cost. (JayKitty76)
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      Keywords that describe the book: satire, adventure, childhood, racism, courage, missouri 1840s

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Post by JayKitty76 » October 17th, 2018, 3:04 pm

Looking for an MC and an encouraging DPL. Thanks!

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Post by JayKitty76 » October 17th, 2018, 3:06 pm

For prospective DPLs:

This project requires Standard prooflistening, just to let you know. Thank you!
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Post by JayKitty76 » October 17th, 2018, 3:08 pm

Once the MC picks this up and puts the MW in it, can they please move it to Readers Wanted: Books? Thanks.

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Post by philchenevert » October 17th, 2018, 7:21 pm

I will set this up for you.
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Post by lomond » October 17th, 2018, 9:17 pm

Greetings -

DPL reporting for duty if you need one.

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Post by JayKitty76 » October 18th, 2018, 11:07 am

Thank you Lomond and Phil!

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Post by JayKitty76 » October 18th, 2018, 11:10 am

philchenevert wrote:
October 17th, 2018, 7:21 pm
I will set this up for you.
EDIT: OK, the Magic Window is up. I have removed the referenced to ID3 tags since these will be added automatically at cataloging. As BC you should now update the magic window with section names. Since you have been a DPL you should have access to the MW, but here is a short video in case it is new to you. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_cDPSmlTjGM

BTW, I think standard PLing is definitely the best way to go. !

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Haha, thank you so much!

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Post by philchenevert » October 18th, 2018, 11:10 am

Moving this to Readers Wanted: books :thumbs:
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Post by JayKitty76 » October 18th, 2018, 11:11 am

Great, thanks.

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Post by JayKitty76 » October 18th, 2018, 11:23 am

MW filled in and ready to go. I used the chapter titles from my hardcover book, not the Gutenberg edition (since we won't be reading the summaries anyway).
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Post by philchenevert » October 18th, 2018, 1:18 pm

JayKitty76 wrote:
October 18th, 2018, 11:23 am
MW filled in and ready to go. I used the chapter titles from my hardcover book, not the Gutenberg edition (since we won't be reading the summaries anyway).
Thanks!
I don't think that is appropriate. You may omit the chapter headings, but adding text from another book, which may be in copyright and which titles the author did not write, is problematic. If you choose not to have readers record the chapter lead-ins as show in the Contents page, I feel you would need to stick with just Chapter 1, Chapter 2, etc'. My personal preference would be to read the lead ins since this is what Twain wrote and intended to lead off the chapter but you may choose the second option too.
Please let me know if you wish to go forward with one of these options: read the lead-ins or just say Chapter. Thanks.
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Post by JayKitty76 » October 18th, 2018, 2:21 pm

philchenevert wrote:
October 18th, 2018, 1:18 pm
JayKitty76 wrote:
October 18th, 2018, 11:23 am
MW filled in and ready to go. I used the chapter titles from my hardcover book, not the Gutenberg edition (since we won't be reading the summaries anyway).
Thanks!
I don't think that is appropriate. You may omit the chapter headings, but adding text from another book, which may be in copyright and which titles the author did not write, is problematic. If you choose not to have readers record the chapter lead-ins as show in the Contents page, I feel you would need to stick with just Chapter 1, Chapter 2, etc'. My personal preference would be to read the lead ins since this is what Twain wrote and intended to lead off the chapter but you may choose the second option too.
Please let me know if you wish to go forward with one of these options: read the lead-ins or just say Chapter. Thanks.
Oh. I didn't know that. I'll replace that with Chapter...thank you for telling me.

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Post by JayKitty76 » October 18th, 2018, 2:24 pm

Replaced with 'Chapter...' etc. Thanks.

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Post by JayKitty76 » October 18th, 2018, 2:56 pm

Lomond,
I will get to the Preface as soon as possible...right now I need to sign off. Thanks!

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