Further Recommendations for Boys

 

Below are a list of books Boy-Friendly Books and Technological Resources that are recommended by Todd Feltman, PhD.


Books:


Captain Underpants Series By Dav Pilkey

The Adventures of Ook and Gluk, Kung-Fu Cavemen from the Future By Dav Pilkey
Horrid Henry Books By Francesca Simon
Justin Case School, Drool, and Other Daily Disasters By Rachel Vail
Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer By Jon Grisham
Zombiekins By Kevin Bolger
Big Nate In A Class By Himself By Lincoln Peirce
Big Nate Strikes Again By Lincoln Peirce (Publication Date: October 19, 2010).
Rules for School By Alec Greven 
Diary of A Wimpy Kid Series By Jeff Kinney
How To Eat Fried Worms By Thomas Rockwell
Bone Series By Jeff Smith
The 39 Clues Series By Gordon Korman
It’s the First Day of School . . .Forever! By R.L. Stine
Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide To Not Reading By Tommy Greenwald
Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide To Extra Credit By Tommy Greenwald
Just Jake By Jake Marcionette (14 Year Old Writer)

 

Andrew Clements:

 

Rick Riordan (Percy Jackson & The Olympians):

 

Tim Green: 
Best of the Best 
Baseball Great 
Rivals 
Football Genius 
Football Hero 
Football Champ 
The Big Time 

 

David Shannon:
No, David! 
David Goes To School 
David Gets in Trouble! 

 

Beverly Cleary:
Ramona Quimby, Age 8
Henry Huggins
Ribsy 
Ralph S. Mouse

 

Judy Blume:
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
Super Fudge
Double Fudge

 

Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver:
Ghost Buddy #1: Zero to Hero  
Ghost Buddy #2: Mind If I Read Your Mind 
Ghost Buddy #3:How to Scare the Pants Off Your Pets 
Ghost Buddy #4:Always Dance With a Hairy Buffalo 

 

Jon Scieszka:

Trucktown Smash! Crash! 

 

Edited By Jon Scieszka:

Guys Write for Guys Read 

Guys Read: Funny Business 
Guys Read: Thriller 
Guys Read: The Sports Pages 


Recommended Reading website for boys by Jon Siceszka:

Guys Read Facebook Page

Walter Dean Myers (Selection of Meaningful Books)


Non-Fiction Informational Text 

Donald Crews (Kindergarten- Grade Two)
http://www.facebook.com/l/5AQFv9pz6AQGzX9_Dw7LHpdvaQDNJaICB7rIvlp2mgeu6xg/www.harpercollins.com/authors/16149/Donald_Crews/index.aspx


Gail Gibbons: 
Gail Gibbons in her own words


Jean Marzollo and Walter Wick (I Spy Books) (Kindergarten-Grade Six)
I SPY Books

Seymour Simon (Grade Two-Grade Six) Science:
Seymour Simon

Ann McGovern:

…If You Lived (Grade Two-Grade Six) History

Ben Hillman: 
How Big Is It?
How Strong Is It? 
How Fast Is It?
How Weird Is It?


Recommended Educational Websites:

Brain Pop Jr. (Grades K-3)

Brain Pop  (Grades 3-8)

Short animated films covering the subjects of mathematics, technology, health, science, social studies, art, music, and English Language Arts with follow up interactive quizzes.

Wonderful instructional enhancement boys will connect to

Moby, an orange robot (male lead character) is very engaging to the boy culture.

Biography Website for children Ages 8-12

Ducksters