Best Books for Boys


Association of Library Service to Children
A division of the American Library Association and sponsor of the Newbery and Caldecott awards. The site gives information on the awards, book lists and more. 

Guys Read
A website connected with an initiative by author Jon Sciezcka, of Stinky Cheese Man fame, to encourage boys to read more.

Kathleen Odean
Author of Great Books for Boys

Smith, Michael W., and Jeffrey D. Wilhelm. Reading Don't Fix No Chevys: Literacy in the Lives of Young Men. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2002.

Raising Cain
Child psychologist Michael Thompson and co-author of the best-selling book Raising Cain: Protetcting the Emotional Lives of Boys hosts this documentary on the emotional development of boys.

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