The Question and Answer section for The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Twain includes a cold blooded murder, racism, and theft in this small town.
Tom pretends to be a pirate, a robber, and Robin Hood.
Injun Joe disguises himself as a deaf-and-dumb Spaniard.
Tom lived in a small town, and thog open ere wasn't much anyone could do when he skipped school except to punish him. Living in a large rural area, there were lots of places to disappear.