Guys Read: The Sports Pages

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HarperCollins, Jul 10, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 272 pages
19 Reviews

Ten stories guaranteed to put you in the ring, under the basket, and right behind home plate, from the following perennial all-stars:

Dustin Brown
James Brown
Joseph Bruchac
Chris Crutcher
Tim Green
Dan Gutman
Gordon Korman
Chris Rylander
Anne Ursu
Jacqueline Woodson

with illustrations by Dan Santat

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Review: The Sports Pages (Guys Read #3)

User Review  - Carrie Shaurette - Goodreads

This mediocre collection is lacking in play-by-play action. The only standout stories include "How I Won the World Series" by Dan Gutman and "The Trophy" by Gordon Korman. Also, for anyone reading this collection in its entirety, covering the Curse of the Bambino in two stories is overkill. Read full review

Review: The Sports Pages (Guys Read #3)

User Review  - Abby Johnson - Goodreads

Ten short stories about sports. There's a little something for everyone here, whether you're looking for something funny ("I Will Destroy You, Derek Jeter"), adventurous ("The Trophy") or poignant ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

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 Trio series. Jon founded Guys Read to encourage a passion for reading among young boys, with the philosophy that boys love to read most when they are reading things they love. A former elementary school teacher, Jon lives in Brooklyn with his family.

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