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    • Guys Read: Funny Business

    • By: Jon Scieszka, Mac Barnett, Eoin Colfer, and others
    • Narrated by: Michael Boatman, Kate DiCamillo, John Keating, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
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    Funny Business is based around the theme of - what else? - humor, and if you’re familiar with Jon and the Guys Read Library, you already know what you’re in store for: 10 hilarious stories from some of the funniest writers around. Before you’re through, you’ll meet a teenage mummy; a kid desperate to take a dip in the world’s largest pool of chocolate milk; a homicidal turkey; parents who hand over their son’s room to a biker; and more.

    Non-member price: $31.78

    • The Stinky Cheese Man

    • And Other Fairly Stupid Tales
    • By: Jon Scieszka, Lane Smith - contributor
    • Narrated by: Mike Ferrerir
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It's been years since Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith introduced the world to the Cinderumpelstiltskin, Little Red Running Shorts, Chicken Licken, and the rest of the hilarious cast of characters in The Stinky Cheese Man. In this audio edition, listen to some really off-the-wall fairy tales, including "The Princess and the Bowling Ball", "The Really Ugly Duckling", and "Jack's Bean Problem".

    Non-member price: $16.40

    • Guys Read: Heroes & Villains

    • By: Jon Scieszka - editor
    • Narrated by: Michael Curran-Dorsano, David DeSantos, Lucien Dodge, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
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    Heroes & 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 10 all-new, original stories that run the gamut from fantasy to contemporary adventure to nonfiction, and featuring 11 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.

    Non-member price: $26.46

    • Who Done It?

    • By: Jon Scieszka
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Gibel
    • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
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    When the world's most horrible editor turns up dead, investigator Jon Scieszka has his work cut out for him. The suspect list is long. Very long. Think eighty-three-famous-YA-authors long, including Libba Bray, David Levithan, John Green, Lemony Snicket, Lauren Myracle - you get the picture. They've all got alibis, collected in this very anthology. But the question is ... Who done it? A 2013 AudioFile Editors' Pick. 

    Non-member price: $16.54

    • Guys Write for Guys Read

    • Boys' Favorite Authors Write About Being Boys
    • By: Jon Scieszka
    • Narrated by: Greg Abbey
    • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
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    This fast-paced, high-energy collection of short works features today's most popular writers and illustrators on what it means to be a guy. Contributors include Chris Crutcher, Stephen King, Matt Groening, Daniel Pinkwater, Neil Gaiman, and many more.

    Non-member price: $35.11

    • Oh Say, I Can't See

    • Time Warp Trio, Book 15
    • By: Jon Scieszka
    • Narrated by: Joshua Swanson
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
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    "I cannot tell a lie," said General George Washington. "The Time Warp Trio helped me cross the Delaware River and surprise the enemy troops." So how did Christmas Eve in the 21st century turn into Christmas Day in 1776? Well, it was sort of an accident. And for once, it wasn't Joe, Sam, and Fred's fault! Can American history survive the Time Warp Trio? You'll just have to ask Sam's time-warping great-granddaughter Samantha... and her leaky cat.

    Non-member price: $15.60

    • Cowboy and Octopus

    • By: Jon Scieszka, Lane Smith
    • Narrated by: Mike Ferreri
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Peanut butter and jelly. George and Martha. Frog and Toad. Cowboy and... Octopus? Yes, that's right. Meet Cowboy and Octopus - the next great pair to become a household name. Cowboy likes beans'n'bacon and bacon'n'beans. Octopus eats raw seafood. Octopus prefers knock-knock jokes, but Cowboy doesn't get them. How will these two ever be friends?   

    Non-member price: $9.75

    • Summer Reading Is Killing Me! #7

    • By: Jon Scieszka
    • Narrated by: Joshua Swanson
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
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    Joe, Sam, and Fred just want a relaxing summer. But when Fred accidentally places their summer reading list inside The Book, the guys find themselves trapped in Hoboken while villains from children's classics run amok! The intrepic trio must find The Book before the Headless Horesman, Long John Silver, and a dastardly Mr. (Teddy) Bear do away with the heroes of their stories.

    Non-member price: $15.60

    • Frank Einstein and the Space-Time Zipper

    • By: Jon Scieszka
    • Narrated by: Jon Scieszka, Brian Biggs
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
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    Frank Einstein (kid-genius, scientist, and inventor) and his best friend, Watson, along with Klink (a self-assembled artificial-intelligence entity) and Klank (a mostly self-assembled and artificial almost-intelligence entity), once again find themselves in competition with T. Edison, their classmate and arch-rival, this time studying the science and mysteries of the universe!

    Non-member price: $29.26

    • The Knights of the Kitchen Table

    • Time Warp Trio, Book 1
    • By: Jon Scieszka
    • Narrated by: Joshua Swanson
    • Length: 54 mins
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    How did Joe, Fred, and Sam end up in King Arthur's court? It all started with The Book, a present from Joe's magician uncle. One minute they were looking at pictures of knights in The Book - and the next minute they are knights, battling fire-breathing dragons and gross-smelling giants! Can the Time Warp Trio escape death and destruction - and make it back to the twentieth century in time for lunch?

    Non-member price: $16.40

    • Frank Einstein and the Bio-Action Gizmo, Book Five

    • By: Jon Scieszka
    • Narrated by: Jon Scieszka, Brian Biggs
    • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
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    More clever science experiments, funny jokes, and robot hijinks await listeners in book five of the New York Times best-selling Frank Einstein chapter book series from the mad scientist team of Jon Scieszka and Brian Biggs. The perfect combination to engage and entertain listeners, the series features real science facts with adventure and humor, making these books ideal for STEM education. This latest installment examines the science and mysteries of planet Earth!

    Non-member price: $30.76

    • Squids Will Be Squids

    • By: Jon Scieszka
    • Narrated by: Mike Ferrerir
    • Length: 20 mins
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    Sure we'd all love to be able to go around telling stories about all the weird, scary, and just-plain-annoying people that we know. But the truth is, no one likes a gossip. Here, the irrepressible Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith have found a way around that problem - they just make like Aesop and change all the people to animals or food, add a moral to each story, and call the stories fables!

    Non-member price: $10.25

    • Frank Einstein and the EvoBlaster Belt

    • Frank Einstein, Book 4
    • By: Jon Scieszka
    • Narrated by: Jon Scieszka, Brian Biggs
    • Length: 2 hrs and 45 mins
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    In the fourth book in the Frank Einstein series, Frank - along with his best friend, Watson, and Klink and Klank - once again finds himself in competition with his classmate and archrival, T. Edison, and his sign-language-speaking sidekick, Mr. Chimp, over Frank's newest invention: the EvoBlaster Belt, which allows the user to evolve and devolve into other forms of life, blasting from one species to another.

    Non-member price: $30.76

    • Thalia Kids' Book Club: Guys Read Terrifying Tales

    • By: Jon Scieszka, Adam Gidwitz, Daniel José Older, and others
    • Narrated by: Jon Scieszka
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
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    Contributors to the latest book in the Guys Read series present a bone-chilling collection of original ghost stories perfect for sharing around the campfire, listening to under the covers with a flashlight, and scaring your friends' pants off.

    Non-member price: $4.99

    • Guys Read: Terrifying Tales

    • By: Jon Scieszka
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer, Vikas Adam, Andrew Eiden
    • Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
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    Eleven masters of suspense - Kelly Barnhill, Michael Buckley, Adam Gidwitz, Adele Griffin and Lisa Brown, Claire Legrand, Nikki Loftin, Daniel José Older, Dav Pilkey, R. L. Stine, and Rita Williams-Garcia - have come together to bring you a bone-chilling collection of original ghost stories, perfect for sharing around the campfire, listening under the covers with a flashlight, and scaring your friends' pants off.

    Non-member price: $31.74

    • Frank Einstein and the BrainTurbo

    • By: Jon Scieszka
    • Narrated by: Jon Scieszka, Brian Biggs
    • Length: 2 hrs and 43 mins
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    Frank Einstein (kid-genius scientist and inventor) and his best friend Watson, along with Klink (a self-assembled artificial intelligence entity), create the BrainTurbo to power boost the human body and help their baseball-pitching pal, Jane Goodall, make the team. But when Klank (a mostly self-assembled and artificial almost intelligence entity) goes missing, they must first rescue their robot pal and stop T. Edison - Frank's classmate and archrival - from stealing their latest invention and using it against them!

    Non-member price: $30.47

    • Frank Einstein and the Electro-Finger

    • Frank Einstein
    • By: Jon Scieszka
    • Narrated by: Jon Scieszka, Brian Biggs
    • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
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    Frank is working on a revamped version of one of Nikola Tesla's inventions, the "Electro-Finger", a device that can tap into energy anywhere and allow all of Midville to live off the grid, with free wireless and solar energy. But this puts Frank in direct conflict with Edison's quest to control all the power and light in Midville, monopolize its energy resources, and get "rich rich rich".

    Non-member price: $30.47

    • Guys Read: True Stories

    • By: Jon Scieszka, Jim Murphy, Elizabeth Partridge, and others
    • Narrated by: Bruce Thomas, Hillary Huber, Robin Weigert, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 56 mins
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    A star-studded group of award-winning nonfiction authors and journalists provides something for every listener, all aligned with the Common Core State Standards. Compiled and edited by real-life literature legend Jon Scieszka, Guys Read: True Stories is a mind-blowing collection of essays, biographies, travelogues, and more, all proving that the truth is most definitely out there.

    Non-member price: $26.46

    • Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor

    • By: Jon Scieszka
    • Narrated by: Jon Scieszka, Brian Biggs
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
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    Frank Einstein loves figuring out how the world works by creating household contraptions that are part science, part imagination, and definitely unusual. After an uneventful experiment in his garage-lab, a lightning storm and flash of electricity bring Frank's inventions - the robots Klink and Klank - to life! Not exactly the ideal lab partners, the wisecracking Klink and the overly expressive Klank nonetheless help Frank attempt to perfect his Antimatter Motor...until Frank's archnemesis, T. Edison, steals Klink and Klank.

    Non-member price: $30.47

    • Guys Read: Thriller

    • By: Jon Scieszka
    • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Steve West, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
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    The second volume in the Guys Read Library of Great Reading is chock-full of mystery, intrigue, and nefarious activity. Featuring some of the best writers around, and compiled by certified guy Jon Scieszka, Guys Read: Thriller is a pulse-pounding collection of brand-new short stories, each one guaranteed to keep you riveted until the final page.

    Non-member price: $31.44

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