Guys Read: The Sports Pages by Jon Scieszka audiobook

Guys Read: The Sports Pages

By Jon Scieszka , Gordon Korman , Chris Rylander , Dan Gutman , Anne Ursu , Tim Green , Joseph Bruchac , and Jacqueline Woodson
Edited by Jon Scieszka
Read by Robertson Dean , Christian Rummel , Mike Rylander , Mike Lupica , and JD Jackson

Walden Pond Press
5.42 Hours 1
Format : Digital Download (In Stock)
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The Sports Pages, the third volume in Jon Scieszka's Guys Read Library of Great Reading, features ten short stories guaranteed to put you in the ring, under the basket, and right behind home plate. From fiction to nonfiction, from baseball to mixed martial arts and everything in between, these are a collection of stories about the rush of victory and the crush of defeat on and off the field. Authors include Dustin Brown, James Brown, Joseph Bruchac, Chris Crutcher, Tim Green, Dan Gutman, Gordon Korman, Chris Rylander, Anne Ursu, and Jacqueline Woodson, with illustrations by Dan Santat.

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The Sports Pages, the third volume in Jon Scieszka's Guys Read Library of Great Reading, features ten short stories guaranteed to put you in the ring, under the basket, and right behind home plate.

From fiction to nonfiction, from baseball to mixed martial arts and everything in between, these are a collection of stories about the rush of victory and the crush of defeat on and off the field.

Authors include Dustin Brown, James Brown, Joseph Bruchac, Chris Crutcher, Tim Green, Dan Gutman, Gordon Korman, Chris Rylander, Anne Ursu, and Jacqueline Woodson, with illustrations by Dan Santat.

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Author Bio: Jon Scieszka

Author Bio: Jon Scieszka

Jon Scieszka is best known for his bestselling picture books, including The True Story of the Three Little Pigs! and The Stinky Cheese Man. He is also the founder of guysread.com and a champion force behind guyslisten.com, and was the first National Ambassador of Young People’s Literature.

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Author Bio: Gordon Korman

Author Bio: Gordon Korman

Gordon Korman is the bestselling author of more than eighty books for children and teens, including his popular 39 Clues series. In 1999 the Disney Channel created The Jersey, a television series based on his Monday Night Football Club books. Visit him online at www.gordonkorman.com.

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Author Bio: Chris Rylander

Author Bio: Chris Rylander

Chris Rylander is a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan and lives in Fargo, North Dakota. This is his first book for children.

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Author Bio: Dan Gutman

Author Bio: Dan Gutman

Dan Gutman is the bestselling author of the several series of books for children, including the Genius Files, the Baseball Card Adventures, the My Weird School series, and others. His Honus & Me was adapted into a made-for-television movie called The Winning Season. The Baseball Card Adventure series has sold more than 1.5 million copies around the world, and the My Weird School series has sold more than 12 million copies. Thanks to his many fans who voted in their classrooms, he has received nineteen state book awards and ninety-two state book award nominations.

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Author Bio: Anne Ursu

Author Bio: Anne Ursu

Anne Ursu is the author of several acclaimed novels, including The Real Boy, which was longlisted for the National Book Award and was a Bank Street Children’s Book Committee Best Book of the Year. Breadcrumbs was named one of the best books of 2011 by the Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, Amazon.com, and the Chicago Public Library. She is a recipient of a McKnight Fellowship Award in Children’s Literature and is a member of the faculty at Hamline University’s MFA degree program in writing for children and young adults.

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Author Bio: Tim Green

Author Bio: Tim Green

Tim Green is a Syracuse University alumnus. He is a former NFL player, a practicing lawyer, a New York Times bestselling author, a television personality, and a coach. Since 2007, his books have sold more than a million copies. Green lives with his wife and their five children in Upstate New York.

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Author Bio: Joseph Bruchac

Author Bio: Joseph Bruchac

Joseph Bruchac is a highly acclaimed children’s book author, poet, novelist, and storyteller, as well as a scholar of Native American culture. His work has appeared in hundreds of publications, from Akwesasne Notes and American Poetry Review to National Geographic and Parabola. He has authored many books for adults and children, including Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two, Skeleton Man, and The Heart of a Chief.

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Author Bio: Jacqueline Woodson

Author Bio: Jacqueline Woodson

Jacqueline Woodson, named national Young People’s Poet Laureate, is a multiple-award-winning author of more than two dozen acclaimed books for young adults, middle graders, and children. She won the 2019 Indie Champion Award for advocacy of independent bookstores. Among her many other honors are the National Book Award, the Coretta Scott King Award, the NAACP Image Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award, among others. She is the 2018 winner of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for “substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children.” She was the 2013 United States nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award.

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Author Bio: Mike Lupica

Author Bio: Mike Lupica

Mike Lupica is a New York Times bestselling author and a veteran sports columnist who spent most of his career with the New York Daily News. For three decades, he was a panelist on ESPN’s The Sports Reporters. He is now a member of the National Sports Media Association Hall of Fame.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 5.42
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English