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The Resource Guys read, Heroes & villains, edited and with an introduction by Jon Scieszka ; stories by Laurie Halse Anderson, Cathy Camper and Raúl the Third, Sharon Creech, Jack Gantos, Christopher Healy, Deborah Hopkinson, Ingrid Law, Pam Muñnoz Ryan, Lemony Snicket, and Eugene Yelchin ; with illustrations by Jeff Stok

Guys read, Heroes & villains, edited and with an introduction by Jon Scieszka ; stories by Laurie Halse Anderson, Cathy Camper and Raúl the Third, Sharon Creech, Jack Gantos, Christopher Healy, Deborah Hopkinson, Ingrid Law, Pam Muñnoz Ryan, Lemony Snicket, and Eugene Yelchin ; with illustrations by Jeff Stok

Label
Guys read, Heroes & villains
Title
Guys read
Title part
Heroes & villains
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Jon Scieszka ; stories by Laurie Halse Anderson, Cathy Camper and Raúl the Third, Sharon Creech, Jack Gantos, Christopher Healy, Deborah Hopkinson, Ingrid Law, Pam Muñnoz Ryan, Lemony Snicket, and Eugene Yelchin ; with illustrations by Jeff Stok
Title variation
Heroes and villains
Contributor
Editor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Presents a collection of humorous stories featuring an array of characters with and without capes
  • Heroes and Villains, the seventh volume in Jon Scieszka's Guys Read Library of Great Reading, is chock-full of adventure featuring an array of characters--with and without capes. Featuring ten all-new, original stories that run the gamut from fantasy to comics to contemporary adventure to nonfiction, and featuring eleven of the most acclaimed, exciting writers for kids working today, this collection is the perfect book for you, whether you use your powers for good--or evil. Authors include Laurie Halse Anderson, Cathy Camper and Raúl Gonzalez, Sharon Creech, Jack Gantos, Christopher Healy, Deborah Hopkinson, Ingrid Law, Pam Muñoz Ryan, Lemony Snicket, and Eugene Yelchin, with illustrations by Jeff Stokely
Member of
Cataloging source
TOH
Dewey number
  • [Fic]
  • 808.831
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages 8-12
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1988-
  • 1972-
  • 1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ryan, Pam Muñoz
  • Scieszka, Jon
  • Stokely, Jeff
  • Healy, Christopher
  • Ryan, Pam Muñoz
  • Creech, Sharon
  • Hopkinson, Deborah
  • Camper, Cathy
  • Yelchin, Eugene
  • Anderson, Laurie Halse
  • Law, Ingrid
  • Snicket, Lemony
  • Gantos, Jack
Series statement
Guys read
Series volume
7
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Superheroes
  • Children's stories, American
  • Humorous stories, American
  • Superheroes
  • Short stories
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Humorous stories
  • Heroes
  • Children's stories, American
  • Children's stories, American
  • Humorous stories, American
  • Superheroes
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Guys read, Heroes & villains, edited and with an introduction by Jon Scieszka ; stories by Laurie Halse Anderson, Cathy Camper and Raúl the Third, Sharon Creech, Jack Gantos, Christopher Healy, Deborah Hopkinson, Ingrid Law, Pam Muñnoz Ryan, Lemony Snicket, and Eugene Yelchin ; with illustrations by Jeff Stok
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • The wager
  • by Cathy Camper and Raúl the Third
  • Kalash
  • by Eugene Yelchin
  • General Poophead
  • by Laurie Halse Anderson
  • The warrior and the knave
  • by Ingrid Law
  • The hero of the story
  • by Lemony Snicket
  • The villain's guide to being a hero
  • How my mother was arrested for murder
  • by Jack Gantos
  • by Christopher Healy
  • First crossing
  • by Pam Muñoz Ryan
  • Need that dog
  • by Sharon Creech
  • How I became stink Daley
  • by Deborah Hopkinson
Control code
ocn967553111
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 263 pages
Isbn
9780062385611
Lccn
2016957939
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)967553111
Label
Guys read, Heroes & villains, edited and with an introduction by Jon Scieszka ; stories by Laurie Halse Anderson, Cathy Camper and Raúl the Third, Sharon Creech, Jack Gantos, Christopher Healy, Deborah Hopkinson, Ingrid Law, Pam Muñnoz Ryan, Lemony Snicket, and Eugene Yelchin ; with illustrations by Jeff Stok
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • The wager
  • by Cathy Camper and Raúl the Third
  • Kalash
  • by Eugene Yelchin
  • General Poophead
  • by Laurie Halse Anderson
  • The warrior and the knave
  • by Ingrid Law
  • The hero of the story
  • by Lemony Snicket
  • The villain's guide to being a hero
  • How my mother was arrested for murder
  • by Jack Gantos
  • by Christopher Healy
  • First crossing
  • by Pam Muñoz Ryan
  • Need that dog
  • by Sharon Creech
  • How I became stink Daley
  • by Deborah Hopkinson
Control code
ocn967553111
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 263 pages
Isbn
9780062385611
Lccn
2016957939
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)967553111

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