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Guys Write for Guys Read

Author : Jon Scieszka
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Selected by voters at the Guys Read Web site and compiled by Jon Scieszka, this collection shows that guys do read. Authors and illustrators including Stephen King, Matt Groening, T.A. Barron, Avi, and Jerry Spinelli share stories, essays, cartoons, and anecdotes about being boys.

Guys Read Other Worlds

Author : Jon Scieszka
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Other Worlds, the fourth volume in Jon Scieszka’s Guys Read anthology series for tween boys, features ten thrilling new tales of science fiction and fantasy from some of the biggest names in children’s literature. Prepare yourself for ten trips into the unknown, as ten of your favorite writers—Rick Riordan, who has written an all-new and exclusive Percy Jackson tale, Tom Angleberger of Origami Yoda fame, Newbery medalist Rebecca Stead, Shannon Hale, D. J. MacHale, Eric Nylund, Kenneth Oppel, Neal Shusterman, Shaun Tan, and none other than the late Ray Bradbury—spin tales of fantasy and science fiction the likes of which you have never imagined. Compiled by National Ambassador for Children’s Literature (and Secret Ambassador for the Intergalactic Alliance) Jon Scieszka, Guys Read: Other Worlds is sure to boldly take you where no reader has gone before.

Guys Read The Bloody Souvenir

Author : Jack Gantos
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Jack isn’t like the Pagoda brothers. He knows the difference between fun and stupid. Launching yourself across the backyard in a makeshift Roman catapult? Fun. Smoking an entire pack of cigarettes as fast as possible? Stupid. But when it comes to emergency self-surgery…Jack still has something to learn. A short story from the acclaimed collection Guys Read: Funny Business, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Guys Read The Scout

Author : D. J. MacHale
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It was just your typical, run-of-the-mill scout field trip—that is, until Kit spotted an object from space plummeting to Earth. A short story from Guys Read: Other Worlds, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Guy Write

Author : Ralph Fletcher
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It's no secret that many guys dread writing assignments. But writing doesn't have to be "boring nerd-work." Writing is about power; it's about fun; it's about spoofs, humor, sports, blood, farts, superheroes, giant monsters tearing down the city, and serious subjects, too. Ralph Fletcher, a guy writer himself and the author of forty-one books, discusses every tip needed to find the sweet spot in writing: the place where everything except the words stands still. With advice from favorite authors like Jon Scieszka, Jarrett Krosoczka, and Robert Lipsyte, this hands-on book will make a writer out of any guy.

Guys Read Artemis Begins

Author : Eoin Colfer
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Long before Artemis Fowl appeared in Eoin Colfer’s hit series, he was born in the form of Eoin’s younger brother Donal--the “young criminal mastermind” of the family. And on one particular spring day, he concocts his most sinister plot yet. A short story from the acclaimed collection Guys Read: Funny Business, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Guys Read A Day In the Life

Author : Shaun Tan
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An artist takes us through his day, from his own particular perspective. A short story from Guys Read: Other Worlds, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Guys Read Rise of the RoboShoes

Author : Tom Angleberger
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First they were given AutoLaces, then NanoGyroWheels, then FissionSoles and TurboBrains…and then they took over the world. But can they keep it? A short story from Guys Read: Other Worlds, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Guys Read Boys Will Be Boys

Author : James Patterson
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A train ride home from a school field trip turns sinister when two kids spot a body on the tracks. A short story from Guys Read: Thriller, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Guys Read My Parents Give My Bedroom to a Biker

Author : Paul Feig
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This all started when Steve wouldn’t take out the trash. A short story from the acclaimed collection Guys Read: Funny Business, edited by Jon Scieszka.

The Common Core Approach to Building Literacy in Boys

Author : Liz Knowles
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Written with a focus on the English Language Arts Common Core Standards, this book provides a complete plan for developing a literacy program that focuses on boys pre-K through grade 12. • Examines and evaluates the most recent research about boys and nonfiction reading • Addresses the intersections of Common Core Standards and literacy for boys • Provides annotated bibliographies of recommended books as well as lists of apps and other software for boys • Offers educators effective strategies to promote reading with boys and advice for parents in developing a home reading plan for their sons

Guys Read Believing in Brooklyn

Author : Matt de la Pena
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Benny’s friend Ray come up with his craziest invention idea yet: a machine that grants wishes. But when Benny realizes he has some wishes that need granting, he starts to wonder if it might just work. A short story from Guys Read: Thriller, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Guys Read Best of Friends

Author : Mac Barnett
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Ernest is annoying. Ernest is awkward. Ernest is…Ernest. And Dean wants nothing to do with him, until Ernest wins the most spectacular trip in the history of America – and is allowed to bring one friend. A short story from the acclaimed collection Guys Read: Funny Business, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Writing From the Margins

Author : Kristine E. Pytash
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A critical examination of the complex role of writing in court-involved young adults’ lives, the purpose of this book is to provide an in-depth look at how writing might possibly be the best opportunity to give students a voice to express themselves; an opportunity to recognize their strengths; and chance to give them hope.

Guys Read Unaccompanied Minors

Author : Jeff Kinney
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Jeff Kinney is pretty much the nicest guy you can hope to meet. Except when it comes to his brother, Patrick. The two of them have been locked in a battle for supremacy since they were young—a war that continues to this day. A short story from the acclaimed collection Guys Read: Funny Business, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Guys Read The Dirt on Our Shoes

Author : Neal Shusterman
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T-Bin has been traveling through space for years to deposit its passengers on a new planet, to give them a new life. But now, mere days from arrival, Tanner can’t shake the feeling that there’s a more sinister plot at work. A short story from Guys Read: Other Worlds, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Guys Read Thriller

Author : Jon Scieszka
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A body on the tracks A teenage terrorist A mysterious wish-granting machine The world’s worst private detective The second volume in the Guys Read Library of Great Reading is chock-full of mystery, intrigue, and nefarious activity. Featuring some of the best writers around, and compiled by certified guy Jon Scieszka, Guys Read: Thriller is a pulse-pounding collection of brand-new short stories, each one guaranteed to keep you riveted until the final page.

The Read Aloud Handbook

Author : Jim Trelease
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A New York Times and million copy bestseller, the classic handbook on reading aloud to children—revised and updated Recommended by “Dear Abby”, The New York Times and The Washington Post, for three decades, millions of parents and educators have turned to Jim Trelease's beloved classic to help countless children become avid readers through awakening their imaginations and improving their language skills. Now this new edition of The Read-Aloud Handbook imparts the benefits, rewards, and importance of reading aloud to children of a new generation. Supported by delightful anecdotes as well as the latest research, The Read-Aloud Handbook offers proven techniques and strategies—and the reasoning behind them—for helping children discover the pleasures of reading and setting them on the road to becoming lifelong readers.

Guys Read The Old Dead Nuisance

Author : M. T. Anderson
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Two fake psychics, one real haunted house—what could go wrong? A short story from Guys Read: Thriller, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Guys Read Find Your Fire

Author : Tim Green
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Offensive lineman Jake and his best friend, Bobby, were planning on playing for the Immaculate Heart football team together—until an unexpected turn of events finds them competing for one scholarship. This short story from the collection Guys Read: The Sports Pages is a winner.