Guys Read: True Stories

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   From researching tarantulas in the Amazon to being scared by the dentist, Guys Read: True Stories by John Scieszka has exciting and adventurous content for boys 12 and under..

   From researching tarantulas in the Amazon to being scared by the dentist, Guys Read: True Stories by John Scieszka has exciting and adventurous content for boys 12 and under.. This novel has a collection of true stories written by many different authors. Some of the genres are personal narratives, stories written by other peoples accounts, and it even has comics. Guys Read: True Stories isn’t the only book of its kind. John Scieszka has written a collection of these stories; this book is the fifth in this collection. Some of the other novels are Guys Read: Funny Business, Thriller, Other Worlds, and The Sports Pages.

   

   With stories of devastating shipwrecks, gigantic tarantulas, and catching huge fish on raging rivers, Guys Read is sure to captivate the attention of young boys.

 

   Here are some examples of the ten stories: After their ship crashes into a reef, a captain and his crew are forced to become slaves on the East coast of Africa and drink their own urine to survive and to find a way back to America. The tarantula story tells a tale of researchers and their dangerous quest in the rainforest to see if a bird-eating tarantula really does eat birds. Speaking of wildlife, on a river two men catch 2 hundred fish and raft down a long river towards unseen danger. Adventurous kids would love this book. It tells many interesting tales in many different genres.