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Feel like you’re losing your male readers as they get a little older? Hook them with these titles!

Other suggestions are: Action & Adventures, Fantasy Magic Time Travel, Historical Fiction, Teen Literature & Fiction,

 

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Lowboy

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A wholly original breakthrough novel driven by intense psychological insight and a fast-paced plot—set over a single day in New York’s subway system. ...

"...is a daring young writer.”—James Wood, The New Yorker “Replete with mysteries . . . a poetic..."

John Wray John Wray

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A beautiful Kirkassi girl, cold-eyed villains and smiling killers, a bazaar merchant peddling slightly used dreams—could any young adventurer ask for more? Not...

"...slightly used dreams—could any young adventurer ask for more? Not.... A beautiful Kirkassi girl, cold-eyed villains and smiling killers, a bazaar merchant peddling slightly used dreams—could any young..."

Lloyd Alexander Lloyd Alexander

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The Trap

A gripping wilderness adventure and survival story It was getting colder. Johnny pulled the fur-lined hood of his parka over his head and walked towards...

John Smelcer John Smelcer

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Headlock

A killer combination of high-interest plot and unforgettable characters “All kinds of people. Little kids, a lot of men, even people your age come to the...

"...been chosen as Best Books for Young Adults (ALA), Best Books for the Teen Age (NYPL), Quick Picks..."

Joyce Sweeney Joyce Sweeney

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The Book of Three

Since The Book of Three was first published in 1964, young readers have been enthralled by the adventures of Taran the Assistant Pig-keeper and his quest to...

"...Since The Book of Three was first published in 1964, young readers have been enthralled by the adventures of Taran the Assistant Pig-keeper and his quest to.... Since The Book of Three was first published in 1964, young readers have been enthralled by the adventures of Taran the Assistant Pig-keeper and his quest to become a hero. Taran is joined by an engaging cast of characters that includes..."

Lloyd Alexander Lloyd Alexander

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The Black Cauldron

"Taran, the gallant Assistant Pig-keeper, and his companions once again fare forth to destroy the evil that threatens their beloved country, Prydain.... A wise...

"..."Taran, the gallant Assistant Pig-keeper, and his companions once again fare forth to destroy the evil that threatens their beloved country, Prydain.... A wise.... Since The Book of Three was first published in 1964, young readers have been enthralled by the adventures of Taran the Assistant Pig-keeper and his quest to become a hero. Taran is joined by an engaging cast of characters..."

Lloyd Alexander Lloyd Alexander

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The Castle of Llyr

Since The Book of Three was first published in 1964, young readers have been enthralled by the adventures of Taran the Assistant Pig-keeper and his quest to...

"...Since The Book of Three was first published in 1964, young readers have been enthralled by the adventures of Taran the Assistant Pig-keeper and his quest to.... Since The Book of Three was first published in 1964, young readers have been enthralled by the adventures of Taran the Assistant Pig-keeper and his quest to become a hero. Taran is joined by an engaging cast of characters that includes..."

Lloyd Alexander Lloyd Alexander

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Taran Wanderer

Since The Book of Three was first published in 1964, young readers have been enthralled by the adventures of Taran the Assistant Pig-keeper and his quest to...

"...Since The Book of Three was first published in 1964, young readers have been enthralled by the adventures of Taran the Assistant Pig-keeper and his quest to.... Since The Book of Three was first published in 1964, young readers have been enthralled by the adventures of Taran the Assistant Pig-keeper and his quest to become a hero. Taran is joined by an engaging cast of characters that includes..."

Lloyd Alexander Lloyd Alexander

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The High King

Since The Book of Three was first published in 1964, young readers have been enthralled by the adventures of Taran the Assistant Pig-keeper and his quest to...

"...Since The Book of Three was first published in 1964, young readers have been enthralled by the adventures of Taran the Assistant Pig-keeper and his quest to.... Since The Book of Three was first published in 1964, young readers have been enthralled by the adventures of Taran the Assistant Pig-keeper and his quest to become a hero. Taran is joined by an engaging cast of characters that includes..."

Lloyd Alexander Lloyd Alexander

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The Shamer's Daughter

"It ought to be quite a show," said the squire, obviously enjoying the attention of the crowd. "The false Shamer has been convicted of witchcraft and treason...

"...characters and an intriguing new magical ability--eagerly awaiting volume two."--Kirkus Reviews..."

Lene Kaaberbol Lene Kaaberbol

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The Shamer's Signet

Mama turned in the saddle to look straight at Ivain, and her eyes were dark with fury. "What kind of a man are you-" she began in that voice, the Shamer's...

"...for the young Shamer. She is kidnapped by the corrupt Valdracu, cousin to the evil Dragon Lord who..."

Lene Kaaberbol Lene Kaaberbol

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The Shamer's War

The spellbinding final volume of the Shamer Chronicles The Dragon Lord of Dunark is ruthlessly hunting down Shamers and burning them at the stake. He must...

Lene Kaaberbol Lene Kaaberbol

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The Serpent Gift

Has Dina inherited another dangerous ability—this time from the father she’s never met? A watching face in a market crowd, a mist-shrouded figure on the...

"..., his daughter-in-law Adela, and her young son Bian, he managed to have the castellan’s own son..."

Lene Kaaberbol Lene Kaaberbol

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Daemon Hall

Is winning a writing contest worth risking your life? Nothing exciting ever happens in the town of Maplewood—that is, until famous thriller writer Ian...

"...mansion Daemon Hall, and the winner of the best short story will see publication. Wade Reilly..."

By Andrew Nance and Coleman Polhemus

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Throwing Stones

Can Andy live up to his brother’s basketball legacy? When Andy Soaring’s older brother, Pete, died in World War I, Andy’s life changed forever. Now, five...

Kristi Collier

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One-Handed Catch

Not even losing his hand can keep Norm from trying out for the baseball team What would life be like with only one hand? That’s exactly what...

MJ Auch MJ Auch

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