Tag: boys

Cartooning for Kids
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Cartooning for Kids

When kids write… they read. Adventures in Cartooning is a great book that teaches kids how to do their own cartoons.And they don’t have to be great at drawing, either. The book uses an engaging story line to take the reader through the process of building their own cartoon. Before […]

How to get your boy reading
Boys

How to get your boy reading

Get him this book. I’m not kidding. This is the “perfect storm” of a book for boys. It’s got what boys love – facts.Short facts – fact bites, actually.And those facts are about video games.And there are cool pictures of people doing crazy things.And the cover has metallic words. You […]

Boys and girls are different
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Boys and girls are different

They approach literature differently, too. Boys use different parts of their brains than girls to process emotions and words. They relate to characters in books differently, and enjoy reading different kinds of things. Here’s what most boys like to read:*Non-fiction*Facts*Accounts of real events*Books with action*Illustrated accounts showing how things work*Gross […]

More superheroes
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More superheroes

Eliot Jones, Midnight Superhero. Awhile ago, I posted about four great books that have the best of comics (superheroes, action) and the best of books (age appropriate, no violence). Here’s another one that looks really good. Eliot Jones, Midnight Superhero is about a boy who is just a normal kid […]