Series: Guys Read

Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Scieszka's mission to provide quality books for boys succeeds again, though, of course, girls will be just as horrified as the boys. (Anthology. 9-12)"
The sixth volume in the Guys Read "Library of Great Reading" offers 10 stories to freak you out, "so scary you'd pee in your pants." Read full book review >
TRUE STORIES by Jon Scieszka
Released: Sept. 16, 2014

"An unusually strong volume—a smorgasbord for young nonfiction readers (both boys and girls) and a good pick for the classroom. (Short stories. 8-14)"
A stellar lineup of nonfiction writers offers true stories, which, like the previous volumes in the Guys Read series, are written to appeal especially to boys. Read full book review >
OTHER WORLDS by Jon Scieszka
edited by Jon Scieszka, illustrated by Greg Ruth
Released: Sept. 17, 2013

"The perennially tantalizing 'What if…' gets an above-average workout here. (author bios; not seen) (Short stories. 10-13)"
The fourth Guys Read collection presents an all-star lineup with nine new stories and one oldie-but-goody. Read full book review >
THE SPORTS PAGES by Jon Scieszka
Released: Sept. 8, 2012

"The stories here offer action, humor and lessons about life and may well do the trick of connecting boys and books. (Short stories. 9-13)"
Ten writers and athletes contribute sports stories written exclusively for this volume. Read full book review >
THRILLER by Jon Scieszka
Released: Sept. 20, 2011

"This anthology is brimming with choice stuff for guys who appreciate the uncanny, the uncouth and the un-put-down-able. (Short stories. 9-13)"
This second collection in the Guys Read series packs a dizzying punch. Read full book review >
FUNNY BUSINESS by Jon Scieszka
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"In other words, utterly dude worthy. (Short stories. 9-13)"
"Your brain is doing some great work when it's laughing," states evangelist Scieszka in this humorous anthology, the first of a proposed Guys Read series that promises to cover a range of genres. Read full book review >