Fair   63.0F  |  Forecast »

10 Awesome Favorite Books for Boys

Got a reluctant reader dude on your hands? Get him turning pages with these awesome recommendations from a Wyandotte, Michigan librarian.

(page 9 of 11)

8. The Tucket Adventures, the Brian's Saga series and other books by Gary Paulsen

  • Ages: 9 to 10-plus (grades 4 to 5-plus)

  • Pages: About 144-560 pages

A 14-year-old kid named Francis hits the Oregon Trial, gets kidnapped by Pawnees and braves the wild west for two years while hunting for his lost family in The Tucket Adventures. The Brian's Saga similarly follows a kid who's right at home in the Canadian wilderness. Popular young-adult writer Gary Paulsen has serious cred: He ran away from home at age 14 to travel with a carnival (this dude definitely gets adventure!).

 

« Previous 1  ···  2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Next »

Add your comment:
Advertisement

More »Latest Articles & Blog Posts

What to Eat and What to Avoid During Pregnancy

What to Eat and What to Avoid During Pregnancy

Cravings or not, there are some things you just can't indulge in when you're a mom-to-be. Dr. Samuel Bauer of Beaumont Health Systems provides insight and information.

Benefits of Kids Learning an Instrument

Benefits of Kids Learning an Instrument

With many schools eliminating or downsizing their music curriculum, it's still important for kids to be exposed to music.

Mushroom Recipes for a Family Meal

Mushroom Recipes for a Family Meal

Mushrooms can be a tough sell with picky eaters but these dishes will entice them to try a bite – or two!

Tennessee Law Prevents Parents from Giving Child a Hybrid Last Name

Tennessee Law Prevents Parents from Giving Child a Hybrid Last Name

Carl Abramson and Kim Sarubbi mashed together their surnames for their first two kids, but Tennessee law says they can't use the last name 'Sabr' for baby No. 3.

Sticky Fingers Duct Tape Book Offers Easy Bow Making How-To

Sticky Fingers Duct Tape Book Offers Easy Bow Making How-To

Sophie Maletsky's new guide, published by Zest Books, is packed with fun crafts and DIY ideas kids and families can make out of colorful duct tape.

Paper Craft Fun with Handprints, Garland and Kawaii Art

Paper Craft Fun with Handprints, Garland and Kawaii Art

This versatile craft material transforms into an acorn fall creation, decorative ribbon, cute Japanese critters and cool dividers for your kid's closet.

How to Prevent Your Child from Choking

How to Prevent Your Child from Choking

Mealtime can turn from pleasant to panic in a matter of seconds. Protect your child from this mishap with our list of dos and don’ts.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement