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Guys write for guys read

Author: Jon Scieszka
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There's something for every guy in this collection of stories, mini-memoirs, advice, poems, comics and drawings chosen by readers on the Guys Read web site.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Scieszka
ISBN: 0439864240 9780439864244
OCLC Number: 64584377
Description: 268 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The truth about the world / Lloyd Alexander --
My maturity, in flames / M.T. Anderson --
Daniel Adel --
Stone=throw / Marc Aronson --
Superpatriot / Avi --
The crossing / T.A. Barron --
Reading can be dangerous / Tedd Arnold --
My entire football career / David Bauer --
Only a game / Edward Bloor --
Gondwanaland / Tony DiTerlizzi --
E, A minor, B7 / Bruce Brooks --
My brilliant invention / William G. Brozo --
A real guy / Michael Cart --
My life of crime / Peter Cherches --
Triplets / Timothy Basil Ering --
The legend of Tripod / Eoin Colfer --
"O" foods / Chris Crutcher --
What I'm telling you is the truth / Terry Davis --
The rules / Esquire --
Any questions, class? / Matt Groening --
Guide for guys / Douglas Florian --
Why books are dangerous / Neil Gaiman --
Brett Helquist --
The follower / Jack Gantos --
The red fire engine / David Macaulay --
There must be a mistake / Morris Gleitzman --
Thwacked / David Granger --
My superpowers / Dan Greenburg --
My dad is better than your dad / Andy Griffiths --
Adam McCauley --
Let's go to the videotape / Dan Gutman --
Boys, beer, barf, and bonding / Bruce Hale --
Shooting the breeze / Dave and Liam McKean --
Principals and principles / Daniel Handler --
A great, big, beautiful world / Will Hobbs --
My French teacher tried to kill me / Anthony Horowitz --
Learning how to be a boy / James Howe --
Lightning man / Jarrett J. Krosoczka --
A casualty of war / Brian Jacques --
Wrestling with reading / Patrick Jones --
Dav Pilkey --
from "on writing" / Stephen King --
Pop / David Klass --
Guy things / Gordon Korman --
Role-playing and discovery / Jerry Pinkey --
Busted / Erik P. Kraft --
Copies / David Lubar --
When all bicycles were black / Vladimir Radunsky --
The pellet in the paint can / Chris Lynch --
Unfinished business / John Marsden --
Sergio Ruzzier --
Daydreams / Walter Dean Myers --
Licky Dave / Garth Nix --
Anything can happen / Kenneth Oppel --
No, David! / David Shannon --
Dead body / Jerry Pallotta --
It all began with books / Christopher Paolini --
from "How Angel Peterson got his name" / Gary Paulsen --
The 1928 Packard / Richard Peck --
Lone [star] Ranger / Daniel Pinkwater --
David Sheldon --
A day at the zoo ; Boys are big experts / Jack Prelutsky --
"Funny you should ask" from The life of Reilly / Rick Relly --
Peter Sís --
The death of a writer / David Rice --
Sweet dreams / Steve Rushin --
Maybe yeah, maybe nah / René Saldaña, Jr. --
Bufos / Graham Salisbury --
Lane Smith --
Brothers / Jon Scieszka --
GUYfesto--who we are! / Darren Shan --
The day I threw the Trivia Bowl / Robert Siegel --
Bringing up 'saur subjects / Rick Spears --
Roy G. Biv / Seymour Simon --
The hammer and the bullet / Arthur Slade --
The masque of the red death / William Sleator --
Reading and relating / Michael W. Smith --
The dragon in the big glommy castle / Mark Teague --
Bombs, girls / Jerry Spinelli --
Conduct / Rick Telander --
The fire escape / Ned Vizzini --
My first step to the White House / Chris Van Allsburg --
Give a guy a newspaper / Bill Vlasic --
Eat dirt / Rich Wallace --
Training the bear / Will Weaver --
Pals forever: me Bobby Fisher, and the Hardy Boys / Jeffrey D. Wilhelm --
Aw, nuts! / Mo Willems --
"Puzzle pieces" from The lost garden / Laurence Yep --
Heartbeat / David Yoo --
I was young in the old days / Paul O. Zelinsky.
Responsibility: edited by Jon Scieszka.
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There's something for every guy in this collection of stories, mini-memoirs, advice, poems, comics and drawings chosen by readers on the Guys Read web site.

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