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True Stories

Guys Read

by Jon Scieszka Author · Jim Murphy Author

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Visiting the dentist—in ancient Egypt

Spending a night in the jungle—with giant tarantulas

Wrestling with a grizzly bear—and living to tell the tale

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, travelogues, and more, all proving that the truth is most definitely out there.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Walden Pond Press
Imprint:
Walden Pond Press
Edition:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
2014
Series:
Guys Read

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 135.5 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 135.5 MB

Jon Scieszka (Author)

Jon Scieszka is the National Ambassador for Children's Literature emeritus and the bestselling author of more than twenty-five books for kids, including The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales, Math Curse, Robot Zot!, and the Time Warp...

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Elizabeth Partridge (Author)

Douglas Florian's books for children include A Pig Is Big, as well as the poetry collections Beast Feast; Lizards, Frogs, and Polliwogs; In the Swim; and Mammalabilia. Mr. Florian lives with his family in New York City.

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Nathan Hale (Author)

Thanhhà Lai is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Inside Out & Back Again, her debut novel in verse, which won both a National Book Award and a Newbery Honor, and the acclaimed Listen, Slowly and Butterfly Yellow, both of which were named...

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Jim Murphy (Author)

Elizabeth Partridge is the author of This Land Was Made for You and Me: The Life and Songs of Woody Guthrie, winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, and other acclaimed works. She and her husband live in the San Francisco Bay area.

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Creators

Author :
Douglas Florian
Narrator :
MacLeod Andrews
Author :
James Sturm
Narrator :
Jim Beaver
Author :
Jon Scieszka
Author :
Sy Montgomery
Author :
Steve Sheinkin
Narrator :
Ethan Sawyer
Author :
Elizabeth Partridge
Narrator :
Hillary Huber
Narrator :
Bruce Thomas
Author :
Nathan Hale
Narrator :
Freda Foh Shen
Narrator :
Greg Itzin
Author :
Jim Murphy
Narrator :
Jack Garrett
Narrator :
George Newbern
Author :
Candace Fleming
Author :
T. Edward Nickens
Narrator :
Thaao Penghlis
Narrator :
Robin Weigert
Narrator :
Adam Conner
Author :
Thanhhà Lai
True Stories
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