Wednesday, January 2, 2013

BOOK REVIEW: GUYS READ: THRILLER



GUYS READ: THRILLER
Edited by Jon Scieszka
Scholastic
2011

Available: Hardcopy, paperback, Kindle

    Like the pulp fiction of the 1920s, 30s & 40s, GUYS READ is a collection of mystery/thriller stories written by ten of today's best selling authors. The stories are fast paced and fun to read. All of the main characters are boys. One story is a mini graphic mystery. A couple tales involve ghosts. One story takes place in Somalia with modern day pirates. And what about snakes? Thieves? Thugs? And stolen valuable coins?
     Boys especially will love these high action short stories. They are well crafted and sure to delight even the most reluctant reader.




Target audience: Grades 6-8
Mystery/suspense: edge of your seat
Kid appeal: definite



Post a Comment