Today’s Birthday: Mark Twain

It's November 30, and Samuel Langhorne Clemens was born on this date in 1835.  We know him better as Mark Twain, and if you visit Hannibal, Missouri, you'll get to see many of things that inspired him to create the characters of Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer and write some of history's greatest novels.  We try to include great literature in our high school correspondence courses, online high school courses, middle school correspondence coures and online middle school courses.  We know that great literature is written by people from all backgrounds and includes all genres, so our students will read interesting material and be exposed to new ideas and cultures.  In the process, they'll learn to analyze literature and become better writers.  Who knows?  Maybe one of our students will write a novel that we'll feature in our literature courses many years from now!