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Guys Read: Heroes and Villains

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ISBN-10: 0062385607

ISBN-13: 9780062385604

Edition: 2016

Authors: Christopher Healy, Sharon Creech, Cathy Camper, Ingrid Law, Deborah Hopkinson

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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 Ra�l Gonzalez, Sharon Creech, Jack Gantos, Christopher Healy, Deborah Hopkinson, Ingrid Law, Pam Mu�oz Ryan, Lemony Snicket, and Eugene Yelchin, with…    
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Book details

List price: $9.99
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 4/4/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English

Christopher Healy is the author of The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom , which the New York Times selected as one of its best books of the year, calling it "charming—a quest that recalls at moments the Musketeers and at others the Marxes"; as well as its sequel, The Hero's Guide to Storming the Castle , which Publishers Weekly hailed as "uproariously funny" in a starred review. He is also a reviewer of children's media. Chris lives with his wife and two children in New Jersey.

Sharon Creech was on born July 29, 1945 in South Euclid, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland. She was in college when she took literature and writing courses and became intrigued by story-telling. Later, she was a teacher (high school English and writing) in England and in Switzerland. Her novel Walk Two Moons received in 1995 Newbery Medal; The Wanderer was a 2001 Newbery Honor book and Ruby Holler received the 2002 Carnegie Medal. In 2007, Heartbeat was a finalist in the Junior Division (4th to 6th grades) of the Young Reader's Choice Awards, sponsored by the Pacific Northwest Library Association. She has written over 15 fiction novels for young readers. She is married to Lyle Rigg, who is the…