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Terrifying Tales

Terrifying Tales( )
Author: Scieszka, Jon
Barnhill, Kelly
Brown, Lisa
Buckley, Michael
Gidwitz, Adam
Griffin, Adele
Legrand, Claire
Loftin, Nikki
Older, Daniel José
Pilkey, Dav
Stine, R. L.
Editor: Scieszka, Jon
Read by: Adam, Vikas
Barillas, Christian
Boehmer, Paul
Eiden, Andrew
Frow, Matthew
Heller, Johnny
Powell, Arnell
Contribution by: Barnhill, Kelly
Brown, Lisa
Buckley, Michael
Gidwitz, Adam
Griffin, Adele
Legrand, Claire
Loftin, Nikki
Older, Daniel José
Pilkey, Dav
Stine, R. L.
Williams-Garcia, Rita
Series title:The Guys Read Library of Great Reading Ser.
ISBN:978-1-5046-4851-6
Publication Date:Sep 2015
Publisher:HarperCollins Canada, Limited
Book Format:CD-Audio
List Price:USD $49.99
Book Description:

Be afraid, be very afraid of Terrifying Tales, the sixth volume in the Guys Read Library of Great Reading.

Eleven masters of suspense--Kelly Barnhill, Michael Buckley, Adam Gidwitz, Adele Griffin and Lisa Brown, Claire Legrand, Nikki Loftin, Daniel José Older, Dav Pilkey, R.L. Stine, and Rita Williams-Garcia--have come together to bring you a bone-chilling collection of original ghost stories with illustrations by Gris Grimly, perfect for sharing around the campfire, reading...
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Author Biography
Scieszka, Jon (Author)
Jon Scieszka was born September 8, 1954 in Flint , Michigan. After he graduated from Culver Military Academy where he was a Lieutenant, he studied to be a doctor at Albion College. He changed career directions and attended Columbia University where he received a Master of Fine Arts degree in 1980. Before he became a full time writer, Scieszka was a lifeguard, painted factories, houses, and apartments and also wrote for magazines. He taught elementary school in New York for ten years as a 1st grade assistant, a 2nd grade homeroom teacher, and a computer, math, science and history teacher in 3rd - 8th grade.

He decided to take off a year from teaching in order to work with Lane Smith, an illustrator, to develop ideas for children's books. His book, The Stinky Cheese Man received the 1994 Rhode Island Children's Book Award. Scieszka's Math Curse, illustrated by Lane Smith, was an American Library Association Notable Book in 1996; a Blue Ribbon Book from the Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books in 1995; and a Publisher's Weekly Best Children's Book in 1995. The Stinky Cheese Man received Georgia's 1997 Children's Choice Award and Wisconsin's The Golden Archer Award. Math Curse received Maine's Student Book Award, The Texas Bluebonnet Award and New Hampshire's The Great Stone Face Book Award in 1997. He was appointed the first National Ambassador for Young People's Literature by the Library of Congress in 2008. In 2014 his title, Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor made The New York Times Best Seller List. Frank Einstein and the Electro-Finger made the list in 2015.

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