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Thriller /

by Scieszka, Jon; Anderson, M. T; Helquist, Brett [ill.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Guys read: Publisher: New York : Walden Pond Press, c2011Edition: 1st ed.Description: viii, 272 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780061963766; 0061963763; 9780061963759 (pbk.); 0061963755 (pbk.); 9781451716955 (Paw Prints); 1451716958 (Paw Prints).Other title: Guys read thriller.Subject(s): Children's stories, American | Short stories | Short storiesOnline resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
Contents:
Old, dead nuisance / M.T. Anderson -- Believing in Brooklyn / Matt de la Peña -- Double eagle has landed / Anthony Horowitz -- Pirate / Walter Dean Myers -- Thad, the ghost, and me / Margaret Peterson Haddix -- Pudding / Jarrett J. Krosoczka -- Snake mafia / Gennifer Choldenko -- Nate Macavoy, monster hunter / r Bruce Hale -- Boys will be boys / James Patterson -- Ghost vision glasses / Patrick Carman.
Summary: This volume provides a collection of ghostly and mysterious stories.
List(s) this item appears in: Spooky Books for Kids
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

<p>A body on the tracks</p> <p>A teenage terrorist</p> <p>A mysterious wish-granting machine</p> <p>The world's worst private detective</p> <p>The second volume in the Guys Read Library of Great Reading is chock-full of mystery, intrigue, and nefarious activity. Featuring some of the best writers around, and compiled by certified guy Jon Scieszka, Guys Read: Thriller is a pulse-pounding collection of brand-new short stories, each one guaranteed to keep you riveted until the final page.</p>

This volume provides a collection of ghostly and mysterious stories.

Old, dead nuisance / M.T. Anderson -- Believing in Brooklyn / Matt de la Peña -- Double eagle has landed / Anthony Horowitz -- Pirate / Walter Dean Myers -- Thad, the ghost, and me / Margaret Peterson Haddix -- Pudding / Jarrett J. Krosoczka -- Snake mafia / Gennifer Choldenko -- Nate Macavoy, monster hunter / r Bruce Hale -- Boys will be boys / James Patterson -- Ghost vision glasses / Patrick Carman.

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Horn Book Review

Scieszka collects ten thrilling boy-aimed stories (and one comic) from well-known authors including M. T. Anderson, Walter Dean Myers, Margaret Peterson Haddix, and Anthony Horowitz. Subjects encompass ghosts and criminals, supernatural monsters and Somali pirates. All of the protagonists star in suspenseful narratives that will keep readers turning pages. Copyright 2010 of The Horn Book, Inc. All rights reserved.

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