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Boys Reading

The Book That Will Win Back Teenage Males

Eric Kester | Posted 10.09.2012 | Books
Eric Kester

The literary world has lost the teenage boy. When school begins in the fall and I ask my students who read a book this summer, only a few male hands will reach skyward. I'll be ostensibly upset because there was a summer reading assignment, but deep down I'll somewhat understand.

How Do We Get Boys Interested In Reading?

Charles London | Posted 07.14.2011 | Education
Charles London

The fact is that boys are reading. Just like girls, boys are hungry for stories that speak to them, that excite their imaginations and reflect their experiences.

Can Fart Jokes Get Boys Reading?

AP | LEANNE ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Can fart jokes save the reading souls of boys? You better hope so....

Boys and Reading

Will Weaver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Will Weaver

Everybody knows that boys read less than girls, but the current trends border on a national emergency. But it's not the fault of the boys-it's our general culture that's failing them.

Boys Lag Behind Girls In Reading In Every State

Baltimore Sun | Liz Bowle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The CEP looked at how boys and girls score on state reading and math tests around the nation. The Washington-based nonprofit found that boys trail gir...