Stories for boys who dare to be different
Stories for boys who dare to be different
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Stories for boys who dare to be different

Written and illustrated by Ben Brooks
Published by Running Press Book Publishers
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Boys can be anything they want to be! This timely book joins and expands the gender-role conversation and gives middle-grade boys a welcome alternative message: that masculinity can mean many things. You won’t find any stories of slaying dragons or saving princesses here. In Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different, author Ben Brooks-with the help of Quinton Wintor’s striking full-color illustrations-offers a welcome alternative narrative: one that celebrates introverts and innovators, sensitivity and resilience, individuality and expression. It’s an accessible compilation of 75 famous and not-so-famous men from the past to the present day, every single one of them a rule-breaker and stereotype-smasher in his own way. Entries include Frank Ocean, Salvador Dali, Beethoven, Barack Obama, Ai Weiwei, Jesse Owens, and so many more-heroes from all walks of life and from all over the world.

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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    September 25, 2018
    Reading Age
    8 - 12 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    Lexile® Level

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