A lineman with something to prove
A vendetta against a baseball legend
The rise of a real-life NHL all-star
The luckiest grapefruit in sports history
Open up The Sports Pages, the third volume in the Guys Read Library of Great Reading, and you're in for all of this and more. From fiction to nonfiction, from baseball to mixed martial arts and everything in between, these are ten stories about the rush of victory and the crush of defeat on and off the field. Compiled by kid-lit all-star Jon Scieszka, Guys Read: The Sports Pages is a thrilling collection of brand-new short stories from some of your favorite authors and athletes.
About the Author
Gordon Korman wrote his first book when he was just fourteen years old. Since then, he has written over fifty-five popular young adult and middle grade novels, including the New York Times #1 bestselling THE 39 CLUES: ONE FALSE NOTE, THE JUVIE THREE, SCHOOLED, SON OF THE MOB (an ALA Top Ten Best Book for Young Adults), BORN TO ROCK, and NO MORE DEAD DOGS. Gordon lives with his family on Long Island.
Chris Rylander is the author of the Fourth Stall saga. A fan of half-eaten candy canes, earnest failures, and Yahtzee, he lives in Chicago.
Dan Gutman has always been a baseball fanatic. He played in Little League as a kid, and one of the first magazine articles he ever sold explained the science behind the spitball, the scuffball, and corked bats. When he thought about the T206 Honus Wagner the most valuable baseball card in the world he began to write honus & me, his first Baseball Card Adventure.
Dan is also the author of the New York Times bestselling Genius Files series, as well as the internationally bestselling My Weird School series.