Guys Read True Stories

Guys Read  True Stories Author Jon Scieszka
ISBN-10 9780062316523
Release 2014-09-16
Pages 272
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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. Supports the Common Core State Standards



Guys Read The Choice

Guys Read  The Choice Author James Brown
ISBN-10 9780062243553
Release 2012-08-21
Pages 50
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CBS NFL Today anchor James Brown recounts the true story of how the decision he made as a young college basketball star shaped his life forever. This short story from the collection Guys Read: The Sports Pages is a winner.



Guys Read The Old Dead Nuisance

Guys Read  The Old  Dead Nuisance Author M. T. Anderson
ISBN-10 9780062112071
Release 2011-09-20
Pages 40
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Two fake psychics, one real haunted house—what could go wrong? A short story from Guys Read: Thriller, edited by Jon Scieszka.



Guys Read Artemis Begins

Guys Read  Artemis Begins Author Eoin Colfer
ISBN-10 9780062111494
Release 2011-06-21
Pages 40
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Long before Artemis Fowl appeared in Eoin Colfer’s hit series, he was born in the form of Eoin’s younger brother Donal--the “young criminal mastermind” of the family. And on one particular spring day, he concocts his most sinister plot yet. A short story from the acclaimed collection Guys Read: Funny Business, edited by Jon Scieszka.



The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs

The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs Author Jon Scieszka
ISBN-10 9780451471956
Release 2014-10-02
Pages 32
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The wolf gives his own outlandish version of what really happened when he tangled with the three little pigs.



Guys Read Unaccompanied Minors

Guys Read  Unaccompanied Minors Author Jeff Kinney
ISBN-10 9780062111531
Release 2011-06-07
Pages 40
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Jeff Kinney is pretty much the nicest guy you can hope to meet. Except when it comes to his brother, Patrick. The two of them have been locked in a battle for supremacy since they were young—a war that continues to this day. A short story from the acclaimed collection Guys Read: Funny Business, edited by Jon Scieszka.



Guys Read Your Question for Author Here

Guys Read  Your Question for Author Here Author Kate DiCamillo
ISBN-10 9780062111524
Release 2011-06-14
Pages 40
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Joe’s got a problem. He has to write to an author for a school assignment and get her to answer a bunch of questions. But the author he’s chosen, Maureen O’Toople, just doesn’t want to play along. Jon Scieszka and Kate DiCamillo collaborate on a hilarious and heartfelt short story from the acclaimed collection Guys Read: Funny Business, edited by Jon Scieszka.



Guys Read Will

Guys Read  Will Author Adam Rex
ISBN-10 9780062111562
Release 2011-07-05
Pages 40
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Will’s got it rough. He’s practically the only kid in school who hasn’t found out that he’s a wizard or a vampire or the child of a Norse god. But when a supervillain takes over the school and all the kids with powers are gone, it’s up to Will to try and save the day. A short story from the acclaimed collection Guys Read: Funny Business, edited by Jon Scieszka.



Guys Read The Bloody Souvenir

Guys Read  The Bloody Souvenir Author Jack Gantos
ISBN-10 9780062111579
Release 2011-06-14
Pages 40
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Jack isn’t like the Pagoda brothers. He knows the difference between fun and stupid. Launching yourself across the backyard in a makeshift Roman catapult? Fun. Smoking an entire pack of cigarettes as fast as possible? Stupid. But when it comes to emergency self-surgery…Jack still has something to learn. A short story from the acclaimed collection Guys Read: Funny Business, edited by Jon Scieszka.



Guys Read What You Think You Got It Rough

Guys Read   What  You Think You Got It Rough  Author Christopher Paul Curtis
ISBN-10 9780062111548
Release 2011-07-05
Pages 40
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Kids. They think they got it so rough these days. But nobody has it worse than Papa Red did when he was a kid. And you better listen up when he talks. A short story from the acclaimed collection Guys Read: Funny Business, edited by Jon Scieszka.



Get Those Guys Reading

Get Those Guys Reading Author Kathleen A. Baxter
ISBN-10 9781598848465
Release 2012
Pages 220
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Want to identify fiction books that boys in grades three through nine will find irresistible? This guide reveals dozens of worthwhile recommendations in categories ranging from adventure stories and sports novels to horror, humorous, and science fiction books.



Guys Write for Guys Read

Guys Write for Guys Read Author Jon Scieszka
ISBN-10 0670011444
Release 2008
Pages 272
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Short stories, anecdotes, cartoons, and columns are compiled by such authors as Stephen King and Gordon Korman, who share the comical, sad, and strange memories of their life as boys and the impact those moments had in their later lives.



Guys Read Kid Appeal

Guys Read  Kid Appeal Author David Lubar
ISBN-10 9780062111517
Release 2011-06-28
Pages 40
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The whole school is getting in on the action when a contest is announced: The student who creates the best project on New Cairo’s history will win a trip to the cool new water park in town. Charlie has a plan that can’t lose—as long as he doesn’t lose his life in the process. A short story from the acclaimed collection Guys Read: Funny Business, edited by Jon Scieszka.



Guys Read A Fistful of Feathers

Guys Read  A Fistful of Feathers Author David Yoo
ISBN-10 9780062111487
Release 2011-06-07
Pages 40
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Sam has a problem: his dad doesn’t think he’s “man enough.” So Dad decides he’s going to toughen Sam up by getting a turkey to raise in preparation for Thanksgiving. But no one is prepared for the place Travis the turkey finds in the family, and Sam soon realizes the frightening truth: it’s him, or the turkey. A short story from the acclaimed collection Guys Read: Funny Business, edited by Jon Scieszka.



Guys Read My Parents Give My Bedroom to a Biker

Guys Read  My Parents Give My Bedroom to a Biker Author Paul Feig
ISBN-10 9780062111555
Release 2011-06-28
Pages 40
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This all started when Steve wouldn’t take out the trash. A short story from the acclaimed collection Guys Read: Funny Business, edited by Jon Scieszka.



Bad Guys

Bad Guys Author Andrew Glass
ISBN-10 9781630833220
Release 2014-06-30
Pages 48
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Legendary gunfighters come to life in these vivid, true stories of Wild Bill Hickock, Calamity Jane, Billy the Kid, Jesse James, Belle Starr, Doc Holliday, Black Bart, and Joaquin Murietta --- often a far cry from the glamorous tales they told about themselves to the newspapers. Andrew Glass gives readers an overview of the rough and tumble days following the Civil War that produced these unlikely heroes.



Knucklehead

Knucklehead Author Jon Scieszka
ISBN-10 0670011061
Release 2008
Pages 106
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How did Jon Scieszka get so funny? He grew up as one of six brothers with Catholic school, lots of comic books, lazy summers at the lake with time to kill, babysitting misadventures, TV shows, and jokes told at family dinner.