The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain is a classic story about the adventures of a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River, who helps the slave Jim escape. Published in 1884, the book portrays how life was in antebellum South. The novel is known as one of the first novels to take dialect into account. A free audio version of the book can be found online. As a supplement to a lesson about fugitive slaves, excerpts from the book can be played to give the students a fantastic story with accurate dialect.