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Title Guys write for Guys Read / edited by Jon Scieszka.
Pub Info New York : Viking, 2005.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 810.8 Guy     AVAILABLE
 Orleans-Children's Room  J 810.8 GUYS     AVAILABLE
 Barnstable (Sturgis) YA  YA 810.8 GUY     AVAILABLE
 Centerville Young Adult  YA 810.8 GUY     AVAILABLE
 Eastham-Young Adult  YA FICTION SCI     AVAILABLE
 Hyannis Adult Collection  YA 810.8 Guys     AVAILABLE
 Marstons Mills YA  YA SCI     AVAILABLE
 Truro-Young Adult  YA FICTION SCI     AVAILABLE
 West Dennis - YA  YA 810.8 GUY     AVAILABLE
Descript 272 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.2 9 9 87588
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection.
Audience Ages 11 up.
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 -- Gondanaland / 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.
Summary 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.
Subject Men -- Literary collections.
American literature -- Male authors.
Children's literature, American.
Men.
American literature -- Male authors.
Add Author Scieszka, Jon.
ISBN 0670060070 (hardcover) : $16.99
0670060275 (pbk.)
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