Best Books for Boys

  • Title:Best Books for Boys: How to Engage Boys in Reading in Ways That Will Change Their Lives
  • Author:Pam Allyn
  • Publication Date:May 2011
  • Grade Level:K-8
  • ISBN:9780545204552
  • Publisher:Scholastic

Get all boys reading with this extraordinary guide—chock-full of a wide range of must-read titles organized by interest, age, and development. With this resource in hand, you'll never again struggle to find the right book for even your most reluctant readers. The carefully chosen book selections are accompanied by brief explanations of each book, and a recurring feature, Talk About It, will help you extend the book through conversation, supporting and enhancing the reading experience. In addition, ready-to-use lessons align with themes and topics of special interest to boys that will motivate and inspire them to read more. Finally, Pam answers your most pressing questions about the challenges for boys as readers and shows you how you can maximize environments, routines, and structures to ensure that boys are reading widely and passionately.  


Author Bio

Pam Allyn is the Executive Director of LitLife, a nationally known literacy development organization which provides innovative, research-based professional development for educators grades K-12. Prior to founding LitLife, Pam was the Director of Funded Projects for The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project. She is also the Founding Director of Books for Boys, a reading initiative for New York's foster care children.

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