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photo credits: Marty Umans

Jon Scieszka

children's writer and reading advocate from the United States

1954   -  

country of citizenship: United States of America
educated at: Albion College, Columbia University School of the Arts
occupation: writer, teacher, children's writer
award received: National Ambassador for Young People's Literature
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Jon Scieszka ( SHESH-kə: which phonetically resembles ścieżka, the Polish word for "path") (born September 8, 1954) is an American children's writer, best known for picture books created with the illustrator Lane Smith. He is also a nationally recognized reading advocate, and the founder of Guys Read – a web-based literacy program for boys whose mission is "to help boys become self-motivated, lifelong readers."Scieszka was the first U.S. National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, appointed by the Librarian of Congress for calendar years 2008 and 2009.His Time Warp Trio series, which teaches kids history, has been adapted into a television show.
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works

22

Squids Will Be Squids

book by Jon Scieszka

author: Jon Scieszka, Lane Smith

1998

Guys Write for Guys Read

book by Jon Scieszka

author: Jon Scieszka

2005

Math Curse

book by Jon Scieszka

author: Jon Scieszka, Lane Smith

1995

Noisy Outlaws

book by Jon Scieszka

author: Jon Scieszka, Neil Gaiman, Nick Hornby

2005

Science Verse

book by Jon Scieszka

author: Jon Scieszka, Lane Smith

2004

The Frog Prince, Continued

book by Jon Scieszka

author: Jon Scieszka

1991

Seen Art?

children's picture book by Jon Scieszka

author: Jon Scieszka

1995

Baloney

book by Jon Scieszka

author: Jon Scieszka, Lane Smith

1991

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