Boys and Literacy: Practical Strategies for Librarians, Teachers, and Parents

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Appendix A

Author Information Just for Boys

Author: Avi (Michael Avi-Yonah)

Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York

Date of Birth: December 27, 1937

Current Home: Providence, Rhode Island

Titles:

No More Magic (1975)

Captain Grey (1977)

Sometimes I Think I Hear My Name (1982)

The Fighting Ground (1984)

Romeo & Juliet, Together and Alive at Last (1987)

Something Upstairs (1988)

The Man Who Was Poe (1989)

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle (1990)

Windcatcher (1991)

Nothing But the Truth: A Documentary Novel (1991)

Who Was that Masked Man Anyway? (1992)

Blue Heron (1993)

City of Light, City of Dark: A Comic Book Novel (1993)

Man from the Sky (1994)

Bright Shadow (1994)

The Barn (1994)

Night Journeys (1994)

Poppy (1995)

Beyond the Western Sea: The Escape from Home (1996)

Beyond the Western Sea: Lord Kirkle's Money (1996)

Poppy & Rye (1998)

Who Stole the Wizard of Oz? (1999)

Devil's Race (1999)

Midnight Magic (1999)

A Place Called Ugly (1999)

Perloothe Bold (1999)

Smuggler's Island (1999)

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Introduction ix
  • What Does the Research Say? xi
  • Strategies for Change xvii
  • 1: Humor 1
  • 2: Adventure 9
  • 3: Information/Nonfiction 17
  • 4: Fantasy/Science Fiction 25
  • 5: Horror/Mystery 35
  • 6: Sports 43
  • 7: War 53
  • 8: Biography 63
  • 9: History 71
  • 10: Graphic Novels 81
  • 11: Realistic Fiction 87
  • Appendix A - Author Information Just for Boys 97
  • Appendix B - Magazine Information 121
  • Works Cited 135
  • Resources 137
  • Author Index 139
  • Title Index 149
  • About the Authors 165
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