Tall Tales & Almost True Stories About Growing Up Scieszka

by Jon Scieszka


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Discusses how factors such as growing up as one of six brothers, a Catholic education, comic books, summers at the lake with time to kill, babysitting misadventures, TV shows, and jokes told at family dinner all contributed toward making the author a comic writer.

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Jon Scieszka was recently named the Library of Congress' first national ambassador to children's literature. He wrote his new memoir, Knucklehead, with young readers in mind. Marty Umans hide caption

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