Gotcha for Guys!

Gotcha for Guys!

Nonfiction Books to Get Boys Excited About Reading

Book - 2007
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Research indicates boys are interested in reading nonfiction materials, yet most children's librarians prefer to booktalk fiction. Offering citations for more than 1,100 books, Gotcha for Guys! is similar to Baxter's previous LU titles, but deals specifically with books to pique the interest of middle grade boys. A series of booktalks are grouped within chapters with like titles such as: Creepy-Crawly Creatures, Disasters and Unsolved Mysteries, Action and Innovation, and All Things Gross. The titles discussed are both new and older titles of particular interest to boys.
Research indicates that boys are more interested in reading nonfiction materials, yet most children's librarians prefer to booktalk fiction. Offering citations for more than 1100 books, Gotcha for Guys! is similar to Baxter's previous LU titles, but deals specifically with books to pique the interest of middle grade boys.

Book News
This reference for librarians lists 1,100 books that will interest boys in grades 2-8 and encourage them to explore their favorite subjects. Focused around such topics as animals and science, the nine chapters provide descriptions of newer books that can serve as booktalk introductions, brief descriptions of recommended books, and citations of books receiving positive reviews in major library guides. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Baker
& Taylor

Arranged in different categories, describes various nonfiction books that would interest middle school boys.

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2007
ISBN: 9781591583110 (pbk : alk. paper)
159158311X (pbk : alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 028.545 BAX
Characteristics: xvii, 269 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Kochell, Marcia Agness

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