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, (electronic 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, (electronic resource)

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
  • The anthology series continues with ten new nonfiction stories by Candace Fleming, Douglas Florian, Nathan Hale, Thanhha Lai, Sy Montgomery, Jim Murphy, T. Edward Nickens, Elizabeth Partridge, and more. Book #5
  • A latest anthology for tween boys collects ten true stories, biographies, essays, and other engaging short entries by leading nonfiction writers and journalists
  • "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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
Dewey number
818/.609
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
MG
LC call number
PS659.2
LC item number
.G89 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Reading level
6.4
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1976-
  • 1947-
  • 1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Scieszka, Jon
  • Floca, Brian
  • Sheinkin, Steve
  • Montgomery, Sy
  • Hale, Nathan
  • Fleming, Candace
  • Florian, Douglas
  • Murphy, Jim
  • Lai, Thanhha
  • Partridge, Elizabeth
  • Sturm, James
  • Nickens, T. Edward
  • Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Series statement
Guys read
Series volume
5
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
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, (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- The river's run
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unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 242 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062316523
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0014254132
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unknown
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unknown
Specific material designation
remote
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, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- The river's run
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 242 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062316523
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0014254132
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote

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