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 and you’re in for all of this and more. From fiction to non-fiction, 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 Jon Scieszka, Guys Read: The Sports Pages is a thrilling collection of brand new short stories from the following perennial all-stars: James Brown, Joseph Bruchac, Chris Crutcher, Tim Green, Dan Gutman, Gordon Korman, Chris Rylander, Anne Ursu, Jacqueline Woodson, and Stanley-Cup winner, Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown. Illustrations by Dan Santat.
Published by Walden Pond Press an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers