Books to Attract Middle Grade Boys to Reading

A Listmania! list by Janis Friesler "Janis Friesler Assisting Authors Online" (Wisconsin)
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The list author says: "I think there are not enough books that attract middle grade boys to reading. I just read a boy that made me think it would be nice to make a Listmania for parents of boys who are reluctant readers. Hope my list helps"
The Time Cavern
1.  The Time Cavern by Todd Fonseca
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  "National book award finalist"
$9.95   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews)

Cyber Writers and the Zebra of Life
2.  Cyber Writers and the Zebra of Life by Karen Kostlivy
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  "This is an excellent book.  It has everything, adventure, humor, fantasy, exotic locale, familiar situations."
$7.73   Used & New from: $2.93
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw (Book 3)
3.  Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw (Book 3) by Jeff Kinney
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  "Lots of humor which boys like."
$8.37   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (798 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

The Dangerous Book for Boys
4.  The Dangerous Book for Boys by Conn Iggulden
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,080 customer reviews) | 33 customer discussions

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A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet)
5.  A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet) by Madeleine L'Engle
$6.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,777 customer reviews)

The Phantom Tollbooth
6.  The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
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  "This is an older book.  It is very clever.  The whole book is a play on words and the reader doesn't even know he is learning."
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What do you think will be book four's title? 1 Dec 31, 2012
Has anyone made a bow and arrow using this book? 0 Jun 22, 2012
Why do feminists need to bash this book? 810 Oct 30, 2010
Starting a "Dangerous Book for Boys" Club 26 Sep 6, 2010
When I was a boy, we called it "Boy Scouts" 13 May 12, 2010
Books about American History 3 Apr 15, 2010
Wrong word 0 May 19, 2009
Well, wimpy "Wimpy Kid" readers, what did you think? 5 Feb 16, 2009
dumb bunnies or whimpy kid 0 Jan 19, 2009
I am that girl...acknowledge the exception 148 Jan 13, 2009
Found a better book - full of classic OUTDOOR games!! 1 Aug 22, 2008
Ok book, but here are some REAL games to try! 0 Aug 22, 2008
 
   

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Qualifications: I was a middle school teacher for 34 years taught grades 4-8
Last updated: 5/14/10
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