The Question and Answer section for The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Tom didn't convince any "girls" that whitewashing was fine work, but he did convince Aunt Polly.
Tom took his revenge by pelting Sid with clods (lumps of dirt or clay).
Then he skipped out, and saw Sid just starting up the outside stairway that led to the back rooms on the second floor. Clods were handy and the air was full of them in a...
Twain associates the phrase "the juvenile pariah" with Huck.