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Guys Read: True Stories (Guys Read)

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Visiting the dentist—in ancient Egypt

Spending a night in the jungle—with giant tarantulas

Wrestling with a grizzly bear—and living to tell the tale

The fifth installment in the Guys Read Library of Great Reading features ten stories that are 100% amazing, 100% adventurous, 100% unbelievable—and 100% true. A star-studded group of award-winning nonfiction authors and journalists provides something for every reader, all aligned with the Common Core State Standards. Compiled and edited by real-life literature legend Jon Scieszka, Guys Read: True Stories is a mind-blowing collection of essays, biographies, travelogues, and more, all proving that the truth is most definitely out there.

About the Author

Jon Scieszka is the National Ambassador for Children's Literature emeritus and the bestselling author of more than twenty-five books for kids, including The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales, Math Curse, Robot Zot!, and the Time Warp Trio series. Jon founded Guys Read to encourage a passion for reading among young boys, with the philosophy that boys love to read most when they are reading things they love. A former elementary school teacher, Jon lives in Brooklyn with his family.

Elizabeth Partridge is the author of This Land Was Made for You and Me: The Life and Songs of Woody Guthrie, winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, and other acclaimed works. She and her husband live in the San Francisco Bay area.

Douglas Florian's books for children include A Pig Is Big, as well as the poetry collections Beast Feast; Lizards, Frogs, and Polliwogs; In the Swim; and Mammalabilia. Mr. Florian lives with his family in New York City.

Thanhha Lai was born in Vietnam and moved to Alabama at the end of the war. She lives in Kansas with her family.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061963827
Author:
Scieszka, Jon
Publisher:
Walden Pond Press
Author:
Hale
Author:
Montgomery, Sy
Author:
Murphy, Jim
Author:
Ven
Author:
Partridge, Elizabeth
Author:
Fleming, Candace
Author:
Nickens, T. Edward
Author:
Sheinkin, Steve
Author:
Lai, Thanhha
Author:
Hale, Nathan
Author:
Nathan
Author:
Florian, Douglas
Author:
Sturm, James
Author:
Sheinkin, Ste
Author:
Sheinkin, Steven
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-World History
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Guys Read
Series Volume:
5
Publication Date:
20140931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5.5 x 1.00556 in 22.8 oz
Age Level:
from 8 up to 12

Related Subjects

Children's » History » World History
Children's » Nonfiction » Biographies
Children's » Nonfiction » Science and Nature » General
Children's » Nonfiction » World History » General
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