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

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Title Index
A Is for AARRGH!, 4
Above and Beyond, 39
Abracadabra Kid: A Writer's Life, The, 6, 66
Abraham's Battle: A Novel of Gettysburg, 75
Acceleration, 40
Act I, Act II, Act Normal, 6
Action Jackson, 66
Adventure Racing, 48
Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 40
Adventures of Super Diaper Baby, The, 3
African-American Athletes, 48
Age of Bronze: A Thousand Ships, 84
Alchemy, 30
Aleutian Sparrow, 56
Alex Jackson: SWA, 47
Alex Ryan, Stop That!, 5
Alien Secrets, 32
Aliens Stole My Body, 29
All That Glitters, 13
Alt Ed, 91
Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, 67
Alvin Alley, 69
Amaryllis, 56
Amber Spyglass, The, 30
American Civil Rights Leaders, 66
American Dragons: Twenty-Five Asian American Voices, 94
American Generals of World War II, 59
American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793, An, 73
Among the Betrayed, 13
Among the Brave, 27
Amulet of Komondor, The, 14
Amulet of Samarkand, The, 31
And in the Morning, 57
And Sometimes Why, 91
Andy Warhol, 65
Angel Factory, The, 31
Angel for Solomon Singer, An, 94
Angel on the Square, 57
Angel's Comand: A Tale from the Castaways of the Flying Dutchman, The, 29
Animalia, 16
Animals Eat the Weirdest Things, 22
Annoyance Bureau, The, 4
Another Heaven, Another Earth, 32
Ansel Adams: America 's Photographer, 66
Any Small Goodness: A Novel of the Barrio, 92
Are There Bears in Starvation Lake?, 15
Ariene Sardine, 1
Arrow over the Door, The, 75
Arrow to the Sun: A Pueblo Indian Tale, 23
Art of Keeping Cool, The, 56
Art of Science: A Pop-Up Adventure in Art, The, 23
Artemis Fowl: The Eternity Code, 13, 31
As the City Sleeps, 94
Ask the Bones: Scary Stories from Around the World, 38
Asphalt Angels, 92
Astro Boy, 83
At the Crossing Places, 32
Babcock, 4
Babe and Me, 47
Backstage at a Music Video, 20
Backstage at an Animated Series, 20
Bad Beginning, The, 3
Ballad of Sir Dinadan, The, 3
Bard of Avon: The Story of William Shakespeare, 70
Baseball Saved Us, 61

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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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