Tag Archives: Boys & Men

Cloaked

Author: Alex Flinn Publisher: Harper Collins, Inc. Product Description I’m not your average hero. I actually wasn’t your average anything. Just a poor guy working an after-school job at a South Beach shoe repair shop to help his mom make ends meet. But a little magic changed it all. It all started with a curse. […]

The Maze Runner

Author: James Dashner Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Product Description When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his first name. His memory is blank. But he’s not alone. When the lift’s doors open, Thomas finds himself surrounded by kids who welcome him to the Glade—a large, open […]

Crescendo

Author: Becca Fitzpatrick Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Product Description The sequel to the New York Times Best selling phenomenon, Hush, Hush!  Nora should have know her life was far from perfect. Despite starting a relationship with her guardian angel, Patch (who, title aside, can be described anything but angelic), and surviving an attempt […]

Where the Red Fern Grows

Author: Wilson Rawls Publisher: Laurel Leaf Product Description A loving threesome, they ranged the dark hills and river bottoms of Cherokee country. Old Dan had the brawn. Little Ann had the brains, and Billy had the will to make them into the finest hunting team in the valley. Glory and victory were coming to them, […]

Beastly

Author: Alex Flinn Publisher: Harper Collins, Inc. Product Description I am a beast. A beast. Not quite wolf or bear, gorilla or dog but a horrible new creature who walks upright—a creature with fangs and claws and hair springing from every pore. I am a monster. You think I’m talking fairy tales? No way. The […]

Gone

Author: Michael Grant Publisher: HarperCollins e-books Product Description In the blink of an eye. Everyone disappears. GONE. Except for the young. Teens. Middle schoolers. Toddlers. But not one single adult. No teachers, no cops, no doctors, no parents. Just as suddenly, there are no phones, no internet, no television. No way to get help. And […]

Pretty Little Liars

Author: Sara Shepard Publisher: HarperCollins e-books Product Description Gossip thrives amid the Mercedes-Benzes, mega mansions, and perfectly manicured hedges in the exclusive town of Rosewood, Pennsylvania. Behind their big Gucci sunglasses, beneath their perfectly pressed Polos, everyone has something to hide, especially high school juniors Spencer, Aria, Emily, and Hanna. Spencer covets her sister’s gorgeous […]

B Is for Bulldozer: A Construction ABC

Author: June Sobel Publisher: Sandpiper Product Description Get ready for a ride through the alphabet at a busy construction site. There’s a big yellow Bulldozer, a tall shiny Crane, a rusty red Dump truck–and the construction crew is hard at work. But what are they building?

Pretty Little Liars #6: Killer

Author: Sara Shepard Publisher: HarperCollins e-books Product Description In picture-perfect Rosewood, Pennsylvania, ash-blond highlights gleam in the winter sun and frozen lakes sparkle like Swarovski crystals. But pictures often lie—and so do Rosewood’s four prettiest girls. Hanna, Aria, Spencer, and Emily have been lying ever since they became friends with beautiful Alison DiLaurentis. Ali made […]

Arousing Love

Author: M. H. Strom Publisher: Marstro Press Product Description Zach knows Joanna is too young for him, but he has never felt like this about anybody before. She’s so sweet and passionate and flirty and free, and the most beautiful girl Zach has ever known. Joanna is swept away by her feelings for Zach as […]

The Chocolate War (Readers Circle)

Rating: (387 reviews) Author: Robert Cormier Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Product Description IN 1974, AFTER SUFFERING rejections from seven major publishers, The Chocolate War made its debut. An uncompromising portrait of conformity and corruption, it quickly became a bestselling—and provocative—classic for young adults. “Masterfully structured and rich in theme; the action is well […]

The Hunchback Assignments

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Arthur Slade Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books Product Description A gripping new series combines Steampunk, spying, and a fantastic Victorian London. The mysterious Mr. Socrates rescues Modo, a child in a traveling freak show. Modo is a hunchback with an amazing ability to transform his appearance, and Mr. Socrates raises him in […]

Transformers Mix & Match

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: David Roe Publisher: Reader’s Digest Product Description Inspired by the Transformers movie, Prime Directive, this colorful book lets kids create countless character combinations by simply flipping the die-cut panels on each page. Imagine a Transformer that has Optimus Prime’s head, Bumblebee’s body, and Jazz’s legs. That’s just one of more than […]

Potty Book for Boys, The

Rating: (73 reviews) Author: Alyssa Satin Capucilli Publisher: Barron’s Educational Series Product Description A toddler’s graduation from diapers to the potty is always a very important moment–and one to make parents and toddlers proud! In this book, Henry needs to have his diaper changed so he can go out and play. Then Mom and Dad […]

My Body, My Self for Boys, Revised Third Edition (What’s Happening to My Body?)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Lynda Madaras Publisher: Newmarket Product Description The bestselling guides for preteens and teens updated with a brand-new look. The Madaras growing-up guides are acknowledged by parents, educators, librarians, and doctors for their unique, nonthreatening style, excellent organization, and thorough coverage of both the physical and emotional issues surrounding puberty and adolescence. […]

Woods Runner

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Gary Paulsen Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books Product Description Samuel, 13, spends his days in the forest, hunting for food for his family. He has grown up on the frontier of a British colony, America. Far from any town, or news of the war against the King that American patriots have begun […]

Let’s Do Nothing!

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Tony Fucile Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Don’t move! A master of animation explores the elusive art of doing nothing in this comical tale of two very active imaginations. Frankie and Sal have already played every sport and board game invented, baked and eaten batches of cookies, and painted a zillion pictures. […]

The Maze Runner (Maze Runner Trilogy (Hardback))

Rating: (105 reviews) Author: James Dashner Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Product Description When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his first name. His memory is blank. But he’s not alone. When the lift’s doors open, Thomas finds himself surrounded by kids who welcome him to the […]

The Christmas Sweater: A Picture Book

Rating: (42 reviews) Author: Glenn Beck Publisher: Aladdin Product Description Adapted from the original bestselling novel, The Christmas Sweater: A Picture Book is the story of a young boy who finds the true meaning of Christmas in the most unlikely of places. Eddie wants a bicycle for Christmas, but his mother knits him a homemade […]

Eagle Strike (Alex Rider)

Rating: (94 reviews) Author: Anthony Horowitz Publisher: Puffin Product Description Sir Damian Cray is a philanthropist, peace activist, and the world’s most famous pop star. But still it’s not enough. He needs more if he is to save the world. Trouble is, only Alex Rider recognizes that it’s the world that needs saving from Sir […]

The Demonata #7: Death’s Shadow (Demonata)

Author: Darren Shan Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers Product Description As the once-human beasts advance, I try draining magic from the air but there’s virtually nothing to tap into. In my own time, these creatures would have been simple to deal with. Here, it’s going to be difficult. The lead werewolf snaps at the female. […]

What’s Going on Down There?: Answers to Questions Boys Find Hard to Ask

Rating: (44 reviews) Author: Karen Gravelle, Nick Castro, Chava Castro, Robert Leighton, Walker & Co Publisher: Walker Books for Young Readers Product Description Why is my voice making such weird sounds? When will I be able to start shaving? Why do I keep getting pimples? What is a wet dream?   Your body has been behaving […]

Skeleton Key (Alex Rider)

Rating: (96 reviews) Author: Anthony Horowitz Publisher: Puffin Product Description Working as a secret agent for Britain’s most exclusive agency, Alex Rider has seen it all. He’s been shot at by international terrorists, stood face-to-face with pure evil, and saved the world—twice. But fifteen-year-old Alex is about to face something more dangerous than he can […]

Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Joseph Bruchac Publisher: Puffin Book Description The United States is at war, and sixteen-year-old Ned Begay wants to join the cause—especially when he hears that Navajos are being specifically recruited by the Marine Corps. So he claims he’s old enough to enlist, breezes his way through boot camp, and suddenly finds […]

The Demonata #6: Demon Apocalypse (Demonata)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Darren Shan Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers Product Description One boy’s life ripped to shreds before his eyes… One wrathful demon master hell-bent on revenge… An army of grisly Demonata on the rampage… It’s the end of the world as we know it. The sixth novel in the chilling Demonata series […]

What’s Happening to Me?: Boys Edition (What’s Happening to Me?)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Alex Firth Publisher: Usborne Books

American Medical Association Boy’s Guide to Becoming a Teen

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: American Medical Association, Kate Gruenwald Pfeifer Publisher: Jossey-Bass Product Description Becoming a teen is an important milestone in every boy’s life. It’s even more important to get answers and advice to the most common health issues boys face from a trusted source. The American Medical Association Boy’s Guide to Becoming a […]

How I Became a Pirate

Rating: (81 reviews) Author: Melinda Long Publisher: Harcourt, Inc. Amazon.com Young Jeremy Jacob is plucked from obscurity while innocently constructing a sand castle and is thrust into a brand-new life as a pirate. Captain Braid Beard and his crew recognize Jeremy as an exceptionally talented digger and they happen to be in desperate need of […]

The Demonata #5: Blood Beast (Demonata)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Darren Shan Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers Book Description “Locked inside Dervish’s study. Breath coming quickly, raggedly. Trembling wildly. I still feel sick and dizzy, but maybe that’s fear. I force myself to breathe normally, evenly. When I’m in control, I study my reflection, looking for telltale signs. Am I turning […]

Big Book of Boy Stuff, The

Rating: (42 reviews) Author: Bart King, Chris Sabatino Publisher: Gibbs Smith, Publisher Book Description There’s this boy. Let’s say he’s somewhere between nine and thirteen years old or so. You’d like to see this kid get creative. You’d like to see him get some exercise. You’d like to see him get out from in front […]

Point Blank (Alex Rider Adventures)

Rating: (120 reviews) Author: Anthony Horowitz Publisher: Puffin Book Description When an investigation into a series of mysterious deaths leads agents to an elite prep school for rebellious kids, MI6 assigns Alex Rider to the case. Before he knows it, Alex is hanging out with the sons of the rich and powerful, and something feels […]

The Potty Book – For Boys

Rating: (49 reviews) Author: Alyssa Satin Capucilli Publisher: Barron’s Educational Series Book Description Every little boy’s graduation from diapers to the potty is always a very important moment—and one to make both parents and toddlers proud! In The Potty Book, Henry needs to have his diapers changed so he can go out and play. Then […]

Stormbreaker (Alex Rider Adventure)

Rating: (248 reviews) Author: Anthony Horowitz Publisher: Puffin Book Description They told him his uncle died in a car accident. But fourteen-year-old Alex knows that’s a lie, and the bullet holes in his uncle’s windshield confirm his suspicions. But nothing could prepare him for the news that the uncle he always thought he knew was […]