Good Tween Reads for Boys

Finding the right book for a tween boy can be difficult.  Luckily, there are many resources already compiled to help navigate the overflowing YA and Childrens’ book shelves.  Some common characteristics of these books include:

  • action-packed, fast-paced and suspenseful
  • tween boy protagonist set on an adventure or quest
  • humor and/or fantasy elements
  • paints a ‘picture’ so to speak, graphic novels are a hit!
  • if not a fantasy fan, non-fiction subjects such as sports are also appealing

Book Lists (just click the link!):

Best Books for Tween Boys by Family Circle

Tween Boy Books by Good HouseKeeping

If Your Boy Won’t Read by Scholastic.

Boy Meets Book by Reading Rants

More Best Books for Boys by Recipe Boy

Top 10 Teen Books for Teen Boys by About.Com

Good Tween Reads For Boys

(click the links for summaries & reviews!)

1) The Last Apprentice by Joseph Delaney

  • fantasy, adventure, action-packed

2) Alex Rider: Stormbreakerby Anthony Horowitz

  • action-packed, suspenseful

3) Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney

  • humor, realistic, fast-paced

4)  The Underlander Chronicles by Suzanne Collins

  • adventure/quest, action-packed

5)  The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel by Michael Scott

  • fantasy, suspensful
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