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Boys Read, Too!

titles for boys to read and enjoy



Young Adult
Nothing But the Truth: A Documentary Novel – Avi
Playing In Traffic – Gail Giles
Shattering Glass – Gail Giles
What Happened to Cass McBride? – Gail Giles
The Samurai’s Tale – Erik Christian Haugaard
The Demon In the Teahouse – Dorothy & Thomas Hoobler
The Ghost In the Tokaido Inn – Dorothy & Thomas Hoobler
Ark Angel – Anthony Horowitz
Eagle Strike – Anthony Horowitz
Evil Star – Anthony Horowitz
The Devil and His Boy – Anthony Horowitz
The Falcon’s Malteser – Anthony Horowitz
The Gadgets – Anthony Horowitz
More Horowitz Horror: Stories You’ll Wish You’d Never Read – Anthony Horowitz
The Night of the Scorpion – Anthony Horowitz
Nightrise – Anthony Horowitz
Point Blank – Anthony Horowitz
Public Enemy Number Two – Anthony Horowitz
Raven’s Gate – Anthony Horowitz
Scorpia – Anthony Horowitz
Skeleton Key – Anthony Horowitz
South By Southeast – Anthony Horowitz
Stormbreaker – Anthony Horowitz
Three of Diamonds – Anthony Horowitz
Son of the Mob – Gordon Korman
Son of the Mob: Hollywood
Hustle – Gordon Korman
Eldest – Christopher Paolini
Eragon – Christopher Paolini
The Car – Gary Paul
sen
Dogsong – Gary Paulsen
The Island – Gary Paulsen
The Monument – Gary Paul
sen
The Rifle – Gary Paulsen
The Amber Spyglass – Philip Pullman
The Golden Compass – Philip Pullman
The Subtle Knife – Philip Pullman
Cirque du Freak – Darren Shan
Cirque du Freak: Allies of the Night – Darren Shan
Cirque du Freak: Hunters of the Dusk – Darren Shan
Cirque du Freak: Killers of the Dawn – Darren Shan
Cirque du Freak: Lord of the Shadows – Darren Shan
Cirque du Freak: Sons of Destiny – Darren Shan
Cirque du Freak: The Lake
of Souls – Darren Shan
Cirque du Freak: The Vampire Prince – Darren Shan
Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant – Darren Shan
Cirque du Freak: Trials of Death – Darren Shan
Cirque du Freak: Tunnels of Blood – Darren Shan
Cirque du Freak: Vampire
Mountain – Darren Shan
Bec – Darren Shan
Demon Thief – Darren Shan
Lord Loss – Darren Shan
Loch: A Novel – Paul
Zindel

Juvenile Fiction
City In the Clouds – Tony Abbott
The Golden Wasp – Tony Abbott
The Great Ice Battle – Tony Abbott
The Hidden Stairs and the Magic Carpet – Tony Abbott
Into the Land of the Lost – Tony Abbott
Journey to the Volcano
Palace – Tony Abbott
The Mysterious Island – Tony Abbott
Tower of the Elf King – Tony Abbott
Crispin: The Cross of Lead – Avi
Artemis Fowl – Eoin Colfer
Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident – Eoin Colfer
Artemis Fowl: The Eternity Code – Eoin Colfer
Artemis Fowl: The Lost Colony – Eoin Colfer
Artemis Fowl: The Opal Deception – Eoin Colfer
The Artemis Fowl Files – Eoin Colfer
Aliens Ate My Homework – Bruce Coville
Aliens Stole My Body – Bruce Coville
I Left My Sneakers in Dimension X – Bruce Coville
My Teacher Is An Alien – Bruce Coville
The Search for Snout – Bruce Coville
The Magickers – Emily Drake
The Transmogrification of Roscoe Wizzle – David Elliott
The Thief Lord – Cornelia Funke
The Big Nap – Bruce Hale
The Chameleon Wore Chartreuse – Bruce Hale
Chet Gecko’s Detective Handbook (and Cookbook): Tips for Private Eyes and Snack Food Lovers – Bruce Hale
Farewell, My Lunchbag – Bruce Hale
Give My Regrets to Broadway – Bruce Hale
The Hamster of the Baskervilles – Bruce Hale
Key Lardo – Bruce Hale
The Malted Falcon – Bruce Hale
Murder, My Tweet – Bruce Hale
The Mystery of Mr. Nice – Bruce Hale
Possum Always Rings Twice – Bruce Hale
This Gum For Hire – Bruce Hale
Trouble Is My Beeswax – Bruce Hale
Hoot – Carl Hiaasen
In Darkness, Death – Dorothy & Thomas Hoobler
A Samurai Never Fears Death – Dorothy & Thomas Hoobler
The Sword That Cut the Burning Grass – Dorothy & Thomas Hoobler
Horowitz Horror: Stories You’ll Wish You Never Read – Anthony Horowitz
Gold Dust – Chris Lynch
The Boy Who Owned the School: A Comedy of Love – Gary
Paulsen
Brian’s Hunt – Gary Paul
sen
Brian’s Return – Gary Paulsen
Brian’s Winter – Gary Paulsen
Call Me Francis Tucket – Gary Paulsen
The Case of the Dirty Bird – Gary Paulsen
The Cookcamp – Gary Paul
sen
The Crossing – Gary Paulsen
Dancing Carl – Gary Paulsen
The Foxman – Gary Paulsen
The Glass Cafe, or, The Stripper and the State: How My Mother Started a War with the System That Made Us Kind of Rich and a Little Bit Famous – Gary Paulsen
Harris and Me: A Summer Remembered – Gary Paulsen
Hatchet – Gary Paul
sen
The Haymeadow – Gary Paulsen
Mr. Tucket – Gary Paulsen
Nightjohn – Gary Paulsen
The River – Gary Paulsen
The Schernoff Discoveries – Gary Paulsen
Tiltawhirl John – Gary Paul
sen
Tracker – Gary Paulsen
Tucket’s Gold – Gary Paulsen
Tucket’s Home – Gary Paulsen
Tucket’s Ride – Gary Paulsen
The Voyage of the Frog – Gary Paulsen
The White Fox Chronicles – Gary Paulsen
The Winter Room – Gary Paul
sen
The Adventures of Captain Underpants: The First Epic Novel – Dav Pilkey
The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby: The First Graphic Novel by George Beard and Harold Hutchins – Dav Pilkey
Captain Underpants and the Attack of the Talking Toilets: The Second Epic Novel – Dav Pilkey
Captain Underpants and the Big, Bad Battle of the Bionic Booger Boy, Part 1: Night of the Nasty Nostril Nuggets: The Sixth Epic Novel – Dav Pilkey
Captain Underpants and the Big, Bad Battle of the Bionic Booger Boy, Part 2: The Revenge of the Ridiculous Robo-Boogers: The Seventh Epic Novel – Dav Pilkey
Captain Underpants and the Invasion of the Incredibly Naughty Cafeteria Ladies from Outer Space: The Third Epic Novel – Dav Pilkey
Captain Underpants and the Perilous Plot of Professor Poopypants: The Fourth Epic Novel – Dav Pilkey
Captain Underpants and the Wrath of the Wicked Wedgie Woman: The Fifth Epic Novel – Dav Pilkey
Ricky Ricotta’s Giant Robot: An Epic Novel – Dav Pilkey
Ricky Ricotta’s Giant Robot Vs. the Mutant Mosquitos from Mercury: The Second Robot Adventure Novel – Dav Pilkey
Ricky Ricotta’s Giant Robot Vs. the Voodoo Vultures from Venus: The Third Robot Adventure Novel – Dav Pilkey
Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot Vs. the Jurassic Jackrabbits from Jupiter: The Fifth Robot Adventure Novel – Dav Pilkey
Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot Vs. the Mecha-Monkeys from Mars: The Fourth Robot Adventure Novel – Dav Pilkey
Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot Vs. the Stupid Stinkbugs from Saturn: The Sixth Robot Adventure Novel – Dav Pilkey
Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot Vs. the Uranium Unicorns from Uranus: The Seventh Adventure Novel – Dav Pilkey
The Boy Who Saved Baseball – John H. Ritter
City of the Rats – Emily Rodda
Dread
Mountain – Emily Rodda
The Forests of Silence – Emily Rodda
The Lake
of Tears – Emily Rodda
The Maze of the Beast – Emily Rodda
Return to Del – Emily Rodda
The Shifting Sands – Emily Rodda
The Valley of the Lost – Emily Rodda
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire – J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and Half-Blood Prince – J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix – J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban – J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone – J.K. Rowling
Quidditch Through the Ages – J.K. Rowling
The Boy Who Lost His Face – Louis Sachar
Dogs Don’t Tell Jokes – Louis Sachar
Holes – Louis Sachar
Marvin Redpost: A Flying Birthday Cake – Louis Sachar
Marvin Redpost: A Magic Crystal? – Louis Sachar
Marvin Redpost, Alone In His Teacher’s House – Louis Sachar
Marvin Redpost: Class President – Louis Sachar
Marvin Redpost: Is He a Girl? – Louis Sachar
Marvin Redpost, Kidnapped at Birth? – Louis Sachar
Marvin Redpost: Super Fast, Out of Control! – Louis Sachar
Marvin Redpost: Why Pick On Me? – Louis Sachar
Sideways Stories From Wayside
School – Louis Sachar
Small Steps – Louis Sachar
Stanley Yelnats’ Survival Guide to Camp
Green Lake – Louis Sachar
There’s a Boy in the Girls Bathroom – Louis Sachar
Wayside
School Gets a Little Stranger – Louis Sachar
Wayside School Is Falling Down – Louis Sachar
The Good, the Bad, and the Goofy – Jon Scieszka
It’s All Greek To Me – Jon Scieszka
Knights of the Kitchen Table – Jon Scieszka
Me Oh Maya! – Jon Scieszka
The Not-So-Jolly-Roger – Jon Scieszka
Oh Say, I Can’t See – Jon Scieszka
Sam Samurai – Jon Scieszka
See You Later, Gladiator – Jon Scieszka
Summer Reading Is Killing Me! – Jon Scieszka
Tut, Tut – Jon Scieszka
2095 – Jon Scieszka
Viking It & Liking It – Jon Scieszka
Your Mother Was a Neanderthal – Jon Scieszka
The Austere Academy – Lemony Snicket
The Bad Beginning – Lemony Snicket
The Beatrice Letters – Lemony Snicket
The Carnivorous Carnival – Lemony Snicket
The End – Lemony Snicket
The Ersatz Elevator – Lemony Snicket
The Grim Grotto – Lemony Snicket
Horseradish: Bitter Truths You Can’t Avoid – Lemony Snicket
The Hostile
Hospital – Lemony Snicket
Lemony Snicket: The Unauthorized Biography – Lemony Snicket
The Miserable Mill – Lemony Snicket
The Penultimate Peril – Lemony Snicket
The Reptile Room – Lemony Snicket
The Slippery Slope – Lemony Snicket
The Vile Village – Lemony Snicket
The Wide Window – Lemony Snicket
Loser – Jerry Spinelli
Maniac Magee: A Novel – Jerry Spinelli
Milkweed: A Novel – Jerry Spinelli
Beyond the Deepwoods – Paul
Stewart & Chris Riddell
Corby Flood – Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell
The Curse of the Gloamglozer – Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell
Fergus Crane – Paul
Stewart & Chris Riddell
Freeglader – Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell
Hugo Pepper – Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell
Joust of Honor: A Knight’s Story – Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell
Lake of
Skulls: A Knight’s Story – Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell
The Last of the Sky Pirates – Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell
Midnight Over Sanctaphrax – Paul
Stewart & Chris Riddell
Muddle Earth – Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell
Stormchaser – Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell
Vox – Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell
The Winter Knights – Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell
The Hobbit – J.R.R. Tolkien
The Fellowship of the Ring – J.R.R. Tolkien
The Return of the King – J.R.R. Tolkien
The Two
Towers – J.R.R. Tolkien
Skinny-Dipping at Monster Lake – Bill Wallace

Picture Books
Whatever – William Bee
Ballerino Nate – Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Pedro the Brave – Leo Broadley
Everything Is Different at Nonna’s House – Caron Lee Cohen
The Terrible Underpants – Kaz Cooke
The Dumb Bunnies – Sue Denim
The Gruffalo – Julia Donaldson
The Day My Runny Nose Ran Away – Jason Eaton
The Most Perfect Spot – Diane Goode
Everyone Poops – Taro Gomi
Be Boy Buzz – bell hooks
Rough Weather Ahead for Walter the Farting Dog – William Kotzwinkle, Glenn Murray & Elizabeth Gundy
Walter, the Farting Dog – William Kotzwinkle & Glenn Murray
Walter the Farting Dog: Banned From the Beach – William Kotzwinkle, Glenn Murray & Elizabeth Gundy
Walter the Farting Dog Goes on a Cruise – William Kotzwinkle, Glenn Murray & Elizabeth Gundy
Walter the Farting Dog: Trouble at the Yard Sale – William Kotzwinkle & Glenn Murray
Parker Picks – Deborah Levine
Stop That Nose! – Martha Peaslee Levine
Boogers Are Blessings – Michael McDermott
I Stink! – Kate & Jim McMullan
Underwear! – Mary Elise Monsell
Farley Farts – Birte Mόller
Bad Boys – Margie Palatini
Bad Boys Get Cookie! – Margie Palatini
Dogteam – Gary Paul
sen
Canoe Days – Gary Paulsen
Dog Breath: The Horrible Trouble with Hally Tosis – Dav Pilkey
Dogzilla: Starring Flash, Rabies, Dwayne, and Introducing Leia as the Monster – Dav Pilkey
The Hallo-Wiener – Dav Pilkey
Kat Kong: Starring Flash, Rabies, and Dwayne and Introducing Blueberry as the Monster – Dav Pilkey
The Lost Ball / La pelota perdida – Lynn Reiser
Pee-Ew! Is That You, Bertie? – David Roberts
Baloney, Henry P. – Jon Scieszka
The Book That Jack Wrote – Jon Scieszka
The Frog Prince, Continued – Jon Scieszka
Math Curse – Jon Scieszka
Science Verse – Jon Scieszka
Seen Art? – Jon Scieszka
Squids Will Be Squids: Fresh Morals, Beastly Fables – Jon Scieszka
The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales – Jon Scieszka
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs – Jon Scieszka
Sector 7 – David Wiesner
The Three Pigs – David Wiesner
Tuesday – David Wiesner

Nonfiction
The Locker Room Mirror: How Sports Reflect Society – Nathan Aaseng
101 Facts About Snakes – Julia Barnes
And Nobody Got Hurt! The World’s Weirdest, Wackiest True Sports Stories – Len Berman
A Walk In the Woods: Rediscovering
America on the Appalachian Trail – Bill Bryson
Poop: A Natural History of the Unmentionable – Nicola Davies
Sports Cars – Matt Doeden
The Great Dinosaur Record Book – Enid Fisher
The Truth About Poop – Susan E. Goodman
Snakey Riddles – Katy Hall & Lisa Eisenberg
Sports Riddles – Marylin Hafner
Flush! The Scoop on Poop Through the Ages – Charise Mericle Harper
Stormbreaker: The Graphic Novel – Anthony Horowitz
Coubertin’s Olympics: How the Games Began – Davida Kristy
The Name of the Game: How Sports Talk Got That Way – Lafe Locke
The Games They Played: Sports In History – Richard B. Lyttle
Forehanding and Backhanding-If You’re Lucky – Gary Paul
sen
Full of Hot Air: Launching, Floating High and Landing – Gary Paulsen
Hitting, Pitching and Running-Maybe – Gary Paulsen
Puppies, Dogs, and Blue Northers: Reflections on Being Raised by a Pack of Sled Dogs – Gary Paul
sen
Riding, Roping and Bulldogging-Almost – Gary Paulsen
Woodsong – Gary Paul
sen
The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby – Dav Pilkey
Good Sports: Rhymes About Running, Jumping, Throwing, and More – Jack Prelutsky
Dinosaur Jokes – Pam Rosenberg
Guys Write for Guys Read – Jon Scieszka, editor
Tyrannosaurus Wrecks: A Book of Dinosaur Riddles – Noelle Sterne
Any Number Can Play: The Numbers Athletes Wear – George Sullivan
Meet Naiche: A Native Boy from the Chesapeake Bay Area – Gabrielle Tayac

Biography
Satchel Paige: Don’t Look Back – David A. Adler
The Champ: The Story of Muhammad Ali – Tonya Bolden
American Boy: The Adventures of Mark Twain – Don Brown
Odd Boy Out: Young Albert Einstein – Don Brown
Super Oscar – Oscar De La Hoya
Joe Louis: Heavyweight Champion – Robert Jakoubek
The Beet Fields: Memories of a Sixteenth Summer – Gary Paulsen
Caught By the Sea: A Life in Boats – Gary Paulsen
Guts: The True Stories Behind Hatchet and the Brian Books – Gary Paul
sen
How Angel Peterson Got His Name – Gary Paulsen
My Life in Dog Years – Gary Paul
sen
Winterdance: The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod – Gary Paulsen



titles last updated August 28, 2008





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