Ten Favorites for Teenage Boys

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Now it’s the boy’s turn… Two posts ago, I listed my ten favorite books for teenage girls.  For those boys just entering the teenage years, here are a few books that may serve as guideposts and reassuring reads – with the endorsement of my nearly 15-year-old son.

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

New Boy by Julian Houston

Silent to the Bone by E.L. Konigsburg

Inexcusable by Chris Lynch

The Contender by Robert Lipsyte

Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers

Rats Saw God by Rob Thomas

Probably Still Nick Swansen by Virginia Euwer Wolf

I Am the Messenger by Markus Zuzak

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