|aThe sports pages / |cedited and with an introduction by Jon Scieszka ; stories by Dustin Brown ... [et al.] ; with illustrations by Dan Santat
|aNew York : |bWalden Pond Press, |cc2012
|aix, 245 p. : |bill. ; |c21 cm.
|aGuys read ; |vv. 3
|aBefore we begin / by Jon Scieszka -- How I won the World Series / by Dan Gutman -- Find your fire / by Tim Green -- Max swings for the fences / by Anne Ursu -- Against all odds / by Dustin Brown -- The distance / by Jacqueline Woodson -- A short story / by Chris Crutcher -- The choice / by James Brown -- Choke / by Joseph Bruchac -- The trophy / by Gordon Korman -- I will destroy you, Derek Jeter / by Chris Rylander
|aA collection of sports stories featuring everything from fighting to friendship, set everywhere from the tennis court to the hockey rink
The Sports Pages, the third volume in Jon Scieszka's Guys Read Library of Great Reading, features ten short stories guaranteed to put you in the ring, under the basket, and right behind home plate.From fiction to nonfiction, from baseball to mixed martial arts and everything in between, these are a collection of stories about the rush of victory and the crush of defeat on and off the field.Authors include Dustin Brown, James Brown, Joseph Bruchac, Chris Crutcher, Tim Green, Dan Gutman, Gordon Korman, Chris Rylander, Anne Ursu, and Jacqueline Woodson, with illustrations by Dan Santat.