GUYS' Summer READS

No requirements for this Summer Reading List.
Check out these titles -- all highly recommended by GUYS READ voters.
Look them up online, or at your local bookstore for a description.


YOUNG GUYS

George and Martha books (All 7 of them) by James Marshall
Frog and Toad books (All 4 of them) by Arnold Lobel
Parts by Tedd Arnold
No, David by Dave Shannon
Ted by Tony DiTerlizzi


PICTURE BOOKS

The Stupids Step Out, The Stupids Have A Ball, The Stupids Die all by Henry Allard
The Five Chinese Brothers by Kurt Weise
Kat Kong, Dogzilla by Dav Pilkey
Manneken Pis by Vladimir Radunsky
The Stinky Cheese Man 10th Anniversary Edition by Jon Scieszka


EARLY READERS

My Father’s Dragon, Elmer and the Dragon, The Dragons of Blueland by Ruth Gannett
The Chocolate Touch by Patrick Catling
Harry The Poisonous Centipede by Lynne Reid Banks
Happy Hocky Family by Lane Smith
The Enormous Crocodile by Roald Dahl
Lenny and Mel by Erik P. Kraft


MIDDLE READERS

Summer Reading Is Killing Me by Jon Scieszka
The Wreckers, The Smugglers by Iaian Lawrence
Stormbreaker, Point Blank by Anthony Horowitz
Star Wars Jedi Apprentice books by Jude Watson
Silverwing, Sunwing, Firewing by Kenneth Oppel


OLDER GUYS

Artemis Fowl, Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident by Eoin Colfer
The Tomorrow series by John Marsden
Whale Talk, Staying Fat For Sarah Byrnes by Chris Crutcher
Moves Make the Man by Bruce Brooks
The Contender by Robert Lipstye


WAR BOOKS

The Last Mission by Harry Mazer
A Boy At War (for younger guys) by Harry Mazer
Soldier X by Don Wulffson
All Quiet On the Western Front by Erich Remarque
The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara
Run Silent, Run Deep by Edward L. Beach


ADULT WRITERS

Big Trouble by Dave Barry
Hitchhiker’s Guide books by Douglas Adams
Discworld novels by Terry Pratchett
Timeline by Michael Crichton
Get Shorty by Elmore Leonard
Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut
The Long Walk by Richard Bachman (Steven King)


ILLUSTRATED/GRAPHIC/COMICS

Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson
Tintin books by Herge
The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Returns, The Dark Knight Strikes Again by Frank Miller
Sandman books by Neil Gaiman
Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud


NON FICTION

Newspapers, ESPN magazine, Magazines on any subject you like. . .
History, biographies, Eyewitness books, car manuals. . .
Reading non fiction is reading.


CLASSICS (THAT ARE ACTUALLY READABLE AND GOOD)

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
Count of Monte Cristo by Dumas
Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
Short Stories of Jack London