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Not As We Know It: Third in our “New Books for Boys” Series

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“Stories often end with letting something go.” OK, I’ll just tell you now – this book ends with leaving the reader in tears.  But on the way, it’s a really good story about twin brothers, Jamie and Ned, who do everything together.
Read on for more of Tom Avery’s latest, Not as We Know It

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Bailey’s Story: Second in the series “New Books for Boys”

baileys-storyAnd here is the second “new books for boys” I read and enjoyed ’cause I love dogs…
Bailey’s Story, by W. Bruce Cameron

This book was told from the perspective of the dog, Bailey – as the book’s front cover reads “An Irresistible Tale of a Dog and His Boy”.  The reader will follow Bailey, from his earliest puppyhood memories in a puppy mill, to his rescue and new home which includes Bailey’s boy, Ethan, and their growing up years. Continue reading Bailey’s Story: Second in the series “New Books for Boys”

New Books for Boys

Boy in libraryJust read an article in the Denver Post that began by saying “Coloradans watch movies, visit art galleries, see plays and read books more than almost any other state in the U.S., according to a wide-ranging study released from the National Endowment for the Arts.”
This study noted that Coloradoans are third in reading literature with 59% of our population.

So, in the interest of reading more and keeping up our percentage…I recently read four books which were all published this year and are excellent reading for boys.  I cover the first book here; stay tuned for more “boy book” reports. Continue reading New Books for Boys