Guys Read: True Stories: True Stories

Paperback | September 16, 2014

byJon Scieszka

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Jon Scieszka's Guys Read anthology series for tweens turns to nonfiction in its fifth volume, True Stories. 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, how-to guides, and more, all proving that the truth is most definitely out there.

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Jon Scieszka's Guys Read anthology series for tweens turns to nonfiction in its fifth volume, True Stories. 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 journalis...

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Ten stories guaranteed to be even bigger, funnier, and stranger than fiction, from the following real-life adventurers:Candace FlemingDouglas FlorianNathan HaleThanhha LaiSy MontgomeryJim MurphyT. Edward NickensElizabeth PartridgeSteve SheinkinJames Sturmwith illustrations by BrianFloca

Jon Scieszka is the National Ambassador for Children's Literature emeritus and the bestselling author of more than twenty-five books for kids, includingThe 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, wit...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 7.75 × 5.5 × 0.76 inPublished:September 16, 2014Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:006196381X

ISBN - 13:9780061963810

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Funny Business sets the bar high. Will have readers laughing as they turn the pages.” —VOYA, about Guys Read: Funny Business

“Packs a dizzying punch.” —Kirkus Reviews, about Guys Read: Thriller

“Readers, boys and girls alike, need look no further.” —ALA Booklist (starred review), about Guys Read: The Sports Pages

“Speculative fiction fans—especially tween guys—will rejoice.” —ALA Booklist, about Guys Read: Other Worlds