Category Archives: Boys & Reading

Can Images Create Value?

Cross-posted on realmenreadwithkids.wordpress.com – Oct. 21, 2010 During the past few weeks I’ve been combing through our family photos – both print and digital – looking for images of men reading – my son, my husband, my dad, cousins, friends, … Continue reading

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What Do Boys Want in Books?

and… short books, non-fiction, humor, biographies, extremes. Learn more at Real Men Read with Kids .

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More Martial Arts Books for Kids

I got so much positive response from yesterday’s post listing select martial arts books for kids, that I decided it was worth adding to that list. Here are some newer (mostly) books, both fiction and non-fiction, that should appeal to … Continue reading

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Free YA Audiobooks this summer

Audiobook Communtiy (ABC)  is a beautiful social networking site for fans of audiobooks (including young adult (YA) readers and  listeners), and they are offering two free YA audiobook downloads each week all summer (July 1 – September 1, 2010). Sync: … Continue reading

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Boys and Comics – here’s one high school that gets it

School Library Journal posted this article today (Comics Are Key to Promoting Literacy in Boys, Study Says ) highlighting a report that suggests boys may well benefit from reading comics and graphic novels. The Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) argues … Continue reading

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Marc Aronson: On Young Men and Reading

Marc Aronson is one of my personal heroes. He was the behind-the-scenes mentor and adviser for the Guys Read Club I started at my school a couple years ago. His advice helped us build a program that made a huge … Continue reading

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