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The Resource Guys read, Heroes & villains, edited and with an introduction by Jon Scieszka ; stories by Laurie Halse Anderson, Cathy Camper and Raúl the Third, Sharon Creech, Jack Gantos, Christopher Healy, Deborah Hopkinson, Ingrid Law, Pam Muñoz Ryan, Lemony Snicket, and Eugene Yelchin ; with illustrations by Jeff Stokely

Guys read, Heroes & villains, edited and with an introduction by Jon Scieszka ; stories by Laurie Halse Anderson, Cathy Camper and Raúl the Third, Sharon Creech, Jack Gantos, Christopher Healy, Deborah Hopkinson, Ingrid Law, Pam Muñoz Ryan, Lemony Snicket, and Eugene Yelchin ; with illustrations by Jeff Stokely

Label
Guys read, Heroes & villains
Title
Guys read
Title part
Heroes & villains
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Jon Scieszka ; stories by Laurie Halse Anderson, Cathy Camper and Raúl the Third, Sharon Creech, Jack Gantos, Christopher Healy, Deborah Hopkinson, Ingrid Law, Pam Muñoz Ryan, Lemony Snicket, and Eugene Yelchin ; with illustrations by Jeff Stokely
Title variation
Heroes and villains
Contributor
Editor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Presents a collection of humorous stories featuring an array of characters with and without capes
  • Heroes and Villains, the seventh volume in Jon Scieszka's Guys Read Library of Great Reading, is chock-full of adventure featuring an array of characters--with and without capes. Featuring ten all-new, original stories that run the gamut from fantasy to comics to contemporary adventure to nonfiction, and featuring eleven of the most acclaimed, exciting writers for kids working today, this collection is the perfect book for you, whether you use your powers for good--or evil. Authors include Laurie Halse Anderson, Cathy Camper and Raúl Gonzalez, Sharon Creech, Jack Gantos, Christopher Healy, Deborah Hopkinson, Ingrid Law, Pam Muñoz Ryan, Lemony Snicket, and Eugene Yelchin, with illustrations by Jeff Stokely
Member of
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10554671
Cataloging source
TOH
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
770L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Reading level
5.1
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1988-
  • 1972-
  • 1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Scieszka, Jon
  • Stokely, Jeff
  • Healy, Christopher
  • Ryan, Pam Muñoz
  • Creech, Sharon
  • Hopkinson, Deborah
  • Camper, Cathy
  • Yelchin, Eugene
  • Anderson, Laurie Halse
  • Law, Ingrid
  • Snicket, Lemony
  • Gantos, Jack
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Guys read
Series volume
7
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Superheroes
  • Children's stories, American
  • Humorous stories, American
  • Superheroes
  • Short stories
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Humorous stories
  • Children's stories, American
  • Humorous stories, American
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Guys read, Heroes & villains, edited and with an introduction by Jon Scieszka ; stories by Laurie Halse Anderson, Cathy Camper and Raúl the Third, Sharon Creech, Jack Gantos, Christopher Healy, Deborah Hopkinson, Ingrid Law, Pam Muñoz Ryan, Lemony Snicket, and Eugene Yelchin ; with illustrations by Jeff Stokely
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The wager
  • by Cathy Camper and Raúl the Third
  • Kalash
  • by Eugene Yelchin
  • General Poophead
  • by Laurie Halse Anderson
  • The warrior and the knave
  • by Ingrid Law
  • The hero of the story
  • by Lemony Snicket
  • The villain's guide to being a hero
  • How my mother was arrested for murder
  • by Jack Gantos
  • by Christopher Healy
  • First crossing
  • by Pam Muñoz Ryan
  • Need that dog
  • by Sharon Creech
  • How I became stink Daley
  • by Deborah Hopkinson
Control code
1763227
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 263 pages
Isbn
9780062385611
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780062385611
  • (OCoLC)967553111
Label
Guys read, Heroes & villains, edited and with an introduction by Jon Scieszka ; stories by Laurie Halse Anderson, Cathy Camper and Raúl the Third, Sharon Creech, Jack Gantos, Christopher Healy, Deborah Hopkinson, Ingrid Law, Pam Muñoz Ryan, Lemony Snicket, and Eugene Yelchin ; with illustrations by Jeff Stokely
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The wager
  • by Cathy Camper and Raúl the Third
  • Kalash
  • by Eugene Yelchin
  • General Poophead
  • by Laurie Halse Anderson
  • The warrior and the knave
  • by Ingrid Law
  • The hero of the story
  • by Lemony Snicket
  • The villain's guide to being a hero
  • How my mother was arrested for murder
  • by Jack Gantos
  • by Christopher Healy
  • First crossing
  • by Pam Muñoz Ryan
  • Need that dog
  • by Sharon Creech
  • How I became stink Daley
  • by Deborah Hopkinson
Control code
1763227
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 263 pages
Isbn
9780062385611
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780062385611
  • (OCoLC)967553111

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