Tag Archives: Books for Boys

Bold Journey: West With Lewis and Clark by Charles Bohner (1985)

Bold Journey: West With Lewis and Clark is based on actual journal entries of those who made the previously uncharted 4,000 mile journey from St. Louis, Missouri to the Pacific Ocean. This exciting historical novel is told through the eyes … Continue reading

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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne (1870)

If you enjoyed Journey to the Center of the Earth, then here’s another classic by the “father of science fiction”! What massive and powerful sea creature is wreaking havoc on the world’s shipping industry? Three men venture out on the … Continue reading

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Three Famous Novels by Frances Hodgson Burnett (1886 – 1911)

Frances Hodgson Burnett wrote more than 30 novels, but Little Lord Fontleroy, A Little Princess and The Secret Garden, all three written for children,  are by far her best known and loved.  Although each story is unique, you will see … Continue reading

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Henry Reed Series by Keith Robertson (1958 – 1986)

Henry Reed’s father is an American diplomat serving in Europe, but thirteen year old Henry spends his summers living with an aunt and uncle in Grover’s Corner, New Jersey.  This is where the adventures begin for Henry and a neighbor … Continue reading

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The Boat Who Wouldn’t Float by Farley Mowat (1969)

After years and years of talking about sailing, reading about sailing, dreaming about sailing, Farley Mowat finally buys himself a boat.  He has plans of adventures on the sea and peaceful sailing with family and friends. But what happens when … Continue reading

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Tornado by Betsy Byars (1996)

While a twister rages outside the storm cellar, Pete the farm hand, keeps the family (hiding in the storm cellar) calm and entertained with tales of his dog from long ago named Tornado. When Pete was a little boy, a … Continue reading

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General Butterfingers by John Reynolds Gardiner (1986)

Walter’s mother runs a small boarding house taking care of three elderly men.  But they’re not just anyone, they are all World War 2 army heroes!  Decades ago these men belonged to an elite military group known as the Spitzers, … Continue reading

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