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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: 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"--
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Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild Selection.
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
  • MG
  • 6-8
  • MG
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
  • 6.4
  • 7.6
  • 6.4
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Scieszka, Jon
  • Floca, Brian
Series statement
Guys read
Series volume
bk 5
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
  • Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American prose literature
  • American prose literature
  • Prose américaine
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • American prose literature
  • American prose literature
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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sahara shipwreck / Steven Sheinkin -- Tarantula heaven / Sy Montgomery -- Hugh Glass : dead man crawling / Nathan Hale -- A jumbo story / Candace Fleming -- Uni-verses / Douglas Florian -- This won't hurt a bit : the painfully true story of dental care / Jim Murphy -- A pack of brothers / Thanhha Lai -- Mojo, moonshine, and the blues / Elizabeth Partridge -- A cartoonist's course / James Sturm -- The river's run / T. Edward Nickens
Control code
880959938
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 242 pages
Isbn
9781484439388
Lccn
2014010024
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
WorldCat record variable field(s) change: 650, 655
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)880959938
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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sahara shipwreck / Steven Sheinkin -- Tarantula heaven / Sy Montgomery -- Hugh Glass : dead man crawling / Nathan Hale -- A jumbo story / Candace Fleming -- Uni-verses / Douglas Florian -- This won't hurt a bit : the painfully true story of dental care / Jim Murphy -- A pack of brothers / Thanhha Lai -- Mojo, moonshine, and the blues / Elizabeth Partridge -- A cartoonist's course / James Sturm -- The river's run / T. Edward Nickens
Control code
880959938
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 242 pages
Isbn
9781484439388
Lccn
2014010024
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
WorldCat record variable field(s) change: 650, 655
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)880959938

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