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September 28, 2011

Read Kiddo Read

Interesting website run by author James Patterson. An interview with Patterson at CNN: Speaking of boys, here's how to get reluctant readers -- er, boys -- reading and loving it. First, try to understand that boys can be a little squirrelly when it comes to reading, and what's squirrelly about th...

September 23, 2011

Boys: Too Important to Fail

An ebook by Tavis Smiley to match his PBS special on the crisis facing black males is out: Too Important to Fail: Saving America's Boys. An article about both the book and TV series. From the Amazon description: Too Important to Fail: Saving America's Boys is the companion volume to TAVIS SMILEY ...

June 14, 2011

Why Didn't I Think Of This Title for My Book?

New book from Dan Abrams: Man Down: Proof Beyond a Reasonable Doubt That Women Are Better Cops, Drivers, Gamblers, Spies, World Leaders, Beer Tasters, Hedge Fund Managers, and Just About Everything Else. From the book PR: Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, everyone is familiar with the tired clich...

April 29, 2011

Book Review: 'Best Books for Boys'

Pam Allyn's Best Book for Boys is written like a guy wrote it, only a guy didn't. It's practical, divided into topics and ages, and offers quick descriptions after each title. Just what any parent needs walking into a bookstore or trolling Amazon. My favorite part is an extensive Q&A written in a...

April 06, 2011

Teaching Struggling Boys

A new book by Kathleen Palmer Cleveland, Teaching Boys, advises teachers on how to turn around the under-achieving boys in their classrooms.



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