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The Resource True stories, edited and with an introduction by Jon Scieszka ; stories by Candace Fleming, Douglas Florian, Nathan Hale, Thanhha Lai, Sy Montgomery, Jim Murphy, T. Edward Nickens, Elizabeth Partridge, Steve Sheinkin, and James Sturm ; with illustrations by Brian Floca

True stories, edited and with an introduction by Jon Scieszka ; stories by Candace Fleming, Douglas Florian, Nathan Hale, Thanhha Lai, Sy Montgomery, Jim Murphy, T. Edward Nickens, Elizabeth Partridge, Steve Sheinkin, and James Sturm ; with illustrations by Brian Floca

Label
True stories
Title
True stories
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Jon Scieszka ; stories by Candace Fleming, Douglas Florian, Nathan Hale, Thanhha Lai, Sy Montgomery, Jim Murphy, T. Edward Nickens, Elizabeth Partridge, Steve Sheinkin, and James Sturm ; with illustrations by Brian Floca
Contributor
Editor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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"--
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Summary
Features ten stories (essays, biographies, travelogues and more) that are 100% amazing, 100% adventurous, 100% unbelievable and 100% true
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10324058
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
818/.609
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS659.2
LC item number
.G89 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
970
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 4
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Scieszka, Jon
  • Floca, Brian
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Guys read
Series volume
5
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American prose literature
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / General
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / General (see also headings under Animals or Technology)
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / General
Target audience
juvenile
Label
True stories, edited and with an introduction by Jon Scieszka ; stories by Candace Fleming, Douglas Florian, Nathan Hale, Thanhha Lai, Sy Montgomery, Jim Murphy, T. Edward Nickens, Elizabeth Partridge, Steve Sheinkin, and James Sturm ; with illustrations by Brian Floca
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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 --About Guys Read and biographical information
Control code
ocn880959938
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 242 pages, [14 pages]
Isbn
9780061963827
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014010024
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)880959938
Label
True stories, edited and with an introduction by Jon Scieszka ; stories by Candace Fleming, Douglas Florian, Nathan Hale, Thanhha Lai, Sy Montgomery, Jim Murphy, T. Edward Nickens, Elizabeth Partridge, Steve Sheinkin, and James Sturm ; with illustrations by Brian Floca
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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 --About Guys Read and biographical information
Control code
ocn880959938
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 242 pages, [14 pages]
Isbn
9780061963827
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014010024
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)880959938

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