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Boys & Men

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by Bace Flores, illustrated by Aadil Khan, edited by Marie Gaudet
edition: eBook
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: body, boys & men

Written by author Bace Flores at 3 years of age, Gonzonia is a story about an 8 year old boy from New Mexico whose new best friend, for some strange reason, has become a First Aid kit. The story follows Gonzonia and his mom as they search for the root of all his scrapes and bruises. A story to read to your children aged 3 to 6, or to let them read …


Bad Boys of Fashion

by Jennifer Croll & Aneta Pacholska
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 7 to 17
tagged: fashion, boys & men, clothing & dress

A fiercely fabulous look at men’s fashion rule-breakers and icons

Sashay away, ladies: it’s the boys’ turn for the fashion spotlight. From Louis XIV to Kanye West, Jennifer Croll takes us on a tour of daring and different men throughout history who have all used fashion to get what they want. Just as she did in her award-winning Bad Girls of F …


What's Going on Down There?

A Boy's Guide to Growing Up

by Karen Gravelle, illustrated by Robert Leighton
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: boys & men

Celebrating twenty years in print, this essential illustrated guidebook for adolescent boys--part manual, part older brother--is now available as a refreshed edition, with new and updated content.

With 150,000 copies sold, this appealingly illustrated guidebook to puberty--now updated with brand new content relevant to today's kids--is the perfect c …



Deal with it body and soul

by Steve Pitt
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 100
  • Grade: 4 to 6
tagged: boys & men, self-esteem & self-reliance, emotions & feelings

As boys become men, pressure to fit into set images of masculinity can be overwhelming. And stereotypes about what makes a man a man can make the early stages of puberty -- the beginning of physical, emotional, and sexual maturity — all the more confusing. This volume looks at issues relating to gender identity and how boys can deal with the conf …


As a Boy

by Plan International
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: values & virtues, girls & women, boys & men

Boys around the world are treated differently than girls just because of their gender. They are given an education and choices that girls are not, and their needs and success are often put above the needs of the girls and women in their families and communities. But boys are also given special burdens. They are expected to "be a man", to work, to f …


Don't Touch That Toad and Other Strange Things Adults Tell You

by Catherine Rondina, illustrated by Kevin Sylvester
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: curiosities & wonders, boys & men

True or false: “Eating too much sugar will make you hyper.” How about, “If you go outside with wet hair, you'll catch a cold.” Or, “A mother bird will reject her babies if they have been touched by humans.” Each of these “facts” that we've all heard before are actually false, and the real story behind each one is clearly told here i …

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