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The Resource Guys read : true stories, edited and with an introduction by Jon Scieszka ; stories by Candace Fleming, Douglas Florian, Nathan Hale, Thanhha Lai, Sy Montgomery, Jim Murphy, T. Edward Nickens, Elizabeth Partridge, Steve Sheinkin, and James Sturm ; with illustrations by Brian Floca

Guys read : true stories, edited and with an introduction by Jon Scieszka ; stories by Candace Fleming, Douglas Florian, Nathan Hale, Thanhha Lai, Sy Montgomery, Jim Murphy, T. Edward Nickens, Elizabeth Partridge, Steve Sheinkin, and James Sturm ; with illustrations by Brian Floca

Label
Guys read : true stories
Title
Guys read
Title remainder
true stories
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Jon Scieszka ; stories by Candace Fleming, Douglas Florian, Nathan Hale, Thanhha Lai, Sy Montgomery, Jim Murphy, T. Edward Nickens, Elizabeth Partridge, Steve Sheinkin, and James Sturm ; with illustrations by Brian Floca
Title variation
True stories
Contributor
Editor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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: TrueStories 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"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
818/.609
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1976-
  • 1947-
  • 1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Scieszka, Jon
  • Sheinkin, Steve
  • Montgomery, Sy
  • Hale, Nathan
  • Fleming, Candace
  • Florian, Douglas
  • Murphy, Jim
  • Lai, Thanhha
  • Partridge, Elizabeth
  • Sturm, James
  • Nickens, T. Edward
  • Floca, Brian
Series statement
Guys read
Series volume
5
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American prose literature
  • American prose literature
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / General
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / General (see also headings under Animals or Technology)
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / General
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Guys read : true stories, edited and with an introduction by Jon Scieszka ; stories by Candace Fleming, Douglas Florian, Nathan Hale, Thanhha Lai, Sy Montgomery, Jim Murphy, T. Edward Nickens, Elizabeth Partridge, Steve Sheinkin, and James Sturm ; with illustrations by Brian Floca
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Sahara shipwreck -- Tarantula heaven -- Hugh Glass: dead man crawling -- A jumbo story -- Uni-verses -- This won't hurt a bit: the painfully true story of dental care -- A pack of brothers -- Mojo, moonshine, and the blues -- A cartoonist's course -- Theriver's run
Control code
BK0014252978
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 242 pages
Isbn
9780061963827
Lccn
2014010024
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Guys read : true stories, edited and with an introduction by Jon Scieszka ; stories by Candace Fleming, Douglas Florian, Nathan Hale, Thanhha Lai, Sy Montgomery, Jim Murphy, T. Edward Nickens, Elizabeth Partridge, Steve Sheinkin, and James Sturm ; with illustrations by Brian Floca
Publication
Contents
Sahara shipwreck -- Tarantula heaven -- Hugh Glass: dead man crawling -- A jumbo story -- Uni-verses -- This won't hurt a bit: the painfully true story of dental care -- A pack of brothers -- Mojo, moonshine, and the blues -- A cartoonist's course -- Theriver's run
Control code
BK0014252978
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 242 pages
Isbn
9780061963827
Lccn
2014010024
Other physical details
illustrations

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