Category Archives: Boys

There’s been a lot of talk lately on diversity (or lack thereof) in books. And while this is an important topic to address, it started me thinking about something just as perplexing. The portrayal of girls and boys in books. … Continue reading

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As a children’s librarian, I hear a lot of what young people are looking for when they come to the library. And there are many young readers out there who are transitioning from Middle Grade books to Young Adult—and not … Continue reading

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    I write about boys. A lot.  In fact, most of my main characters are boys.  I guess I’m interested in how boys think and what they might do in certain situations, because really, I don’t know. Most of … Continue reading

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