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Be the Awesome Man

A Young Man's Guide to Achieving Discipline, Success, and Happiness

by Dennis Gazarek
edition: Paperback
tagged: success, adolescence, self-esteem, happiness

A diagnosis and a prescription for a generation of young men in crisis, Be the Awesome Man is a must-read guide for young men who want to achieve lasting success and personal happiness.

Young men are underachieving in unprecedented numbers. More and more young men are not attaining standard benchmarks of maturity, such as entering and graduating fro …


Can Your Conversations Change the World?

by Erinne Paisley
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: boys & men, civil & human rights, girls & women

Being a feminist can mean different things to different people, but one thing it always includes is the belief in equality and human rights. Whether you are talking with one close friend or hanging out with a group of classmates, it matters what you say and how you say it. Not everyone is going to agree with your opinions, especially when you are t …


Men of Steel

Canadian Paratroopers in Normandy, 1944

by Bernd Horn
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: military & wars, boys & men, canada

Take a trip back in time to the chaos and destruction of the greatest invasion in military history, viewed through the lens of Canadian paratroopers. Men of Steel is the exciting story of some of Canada’s toughest and most daring soldiers in the Second World War.

In the dead of night, on 5/6 June 1944, hundreds of elite Canadian paratroopers hurle …


Sex for Guys

A Groundwork Guide

by Manne Forssberg, series edited by Jane Springer, translated by Maria Lundin
edition: eBook
  • age: 0
  • Grade: p to 17
tagged: dating & sex, boys & men

"[The Groundwork Guides] are excellent books, mandatory for school libraries and the increasing body of young people prepared to take ownership of the situations and problems previous generations have left them." -- Globe and Mail

Hundreds of books deal with young women's sexuality. This book is different in that it is an unabashed and forthright gu …

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