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Crookston Public Library J 818.609 GUY (Text) 33500011767514 Main Available -
Moorhead Public Library J 818.609 GUY (Text) 33500011767506 Main Available -

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  • ISBN: 006196381X (paperback)
  • ISBN: 9780061963810 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 0061963828 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 9780061963827 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: ix, 242 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
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  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Walden Pond Press, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2014

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: "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"--
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2014 July #1
    *Starred Review* Ten terrifically told true stories demonstrate the wide range of subjects and formats available for young readers of nonfiction. This fifth anthology in the Guys Read series stars some of the best-known names in informational writing today. From Sibert-winning Steve Sheinkin's gripping tale of survival in the Sahara desert to outdoorsman T. Edward Nickens' celebration of extreme canoeing, there are thrills, gore, humor, and pathos enough to satisfy both eager and reluctant readers. Within these pages, you will find high-interest stuff like jungle tarantulas of French Guiana; a pack of brothers in Saigon, Vietnam; Jumbo the elephant; gruesome historical dentistry; and Hugh Glass, mauled by a bear and left for dead in the wilds of what would become South Dakota—and each is explored in either narrative or graphic-novel fashion. But there are also topics not so high-octane: poems about science, a biography of a blues musician, and an autobiography of a cartoonist. Selected, edited, and neatly introduced by Scieszka, National Ambassador for Young People's Literature emeritus, these appetite-whetting accounts are accompanied by occasional illustrations by Floca (not seen). You certainly don't have to be a guy to appreciate these morsels of fact-based storytelling and then beg for more. Copyright 2014 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: American prose literature
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / General
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / General (see also headings under Animals or Technology)
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / General
American prose literature 21st century Juvenile literature
Genre: Juvenile works.
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