In episode 030 of the Your Kid’s Next Read podcast:
Books for teen boys
How do you keep teen boys reading? Why do they stop and what will make them start again? Allison and Megan discuss the age-old question of books for boys aged 13+. Plus, tips for kids who want to write comics and graphic novels, and Megan is raving about a brand-new publication described as an intersection of art book, photographic novel and children’s picture book.
Books we mention
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Bookmail and TBR pile
‘Jacqueline: A Soldier’s Daughter’ by Pierre-Jacques Ober and Jules Ober
‘Cat Kid Comic Club: Book Two’ by Dav Pilkey
‘Out of My Heart’ by Sharon Draper
‘Rapperbee: Poems to Give You a Buzz’ by Harry Laing. Illustrated by Anne Ryan
Tried and Tested Books for 13-14 Year Old Boys by Allison Tait
…and more Tried and Tested Books for 13-14 Year Old Boys by Allison Tait
…and even more Tried and Tested Books for 13-14 Year Old Boys by Allison Tait
‘The Break’ by Phillip Gywnne
‘Catching Teller Crow’ by Ambelin Kwaymullina and Ezekiel Kwaymullina
‘Liars’ by Jack Heath
‘Changing Gears’ by Scot Gardner
‘Off the Map’ by Scot Gardner
‘Invisible Boys’ by Holden Sheppard
‘Henry Hamlet’s Heart’ by Rhiannon Wilde
‘One Would Think the Deep’ by Claire Zorn
‘If Not Us’ by Mark Smith
‘Bro’ by Helen Chebatte
How to write comics on Allison Tait’s website
Joe Visser section of ‘Raising Readers’
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