Stories and Stuff for Boys
Dutton Books, Hardcover, 9780525476849, 258pp.
Publication Date: August 3, 2006
Growing up as a guy is tough. Here are nineteen funny, fascinating, totally original works about boys tackling the tricky years that separate a child from a man. Jane Yolen spotlights the beginning of an Olympic dream; Jaime Adoff offers the music of a young poet facing rough streets; Barbara Robinson captures the tenderness between a boy and a most unusual pet; Ron Koertge explores the weird world where guys and girls meet. From futuristic to familiar to far-out, the voices of clever, hopeful, courageous young men shine in this eclectic celebration of boys on the verge.