Article in Juvenile Fiction
These are books with Boy Appeal!
Books for Younger Guys
- Henry Huggins by Beverly Cleary.
- Ralph S. Mouse by Beverly Cleary.
- The Spiderwick Chronicles series by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black.
- Phineas L. MacGuire Erupts! The First Experiment by Frances O'Roark Dowell.
- Owen Foote series by Stephanie Greene.
- The Zack Files series by Dan Greenburg.
- The Dangerous Book For Boys by Conn and Hal Iggulden.
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- Horrible Harry in Room 2B by Suzy Kline.
- Stink: The Incredible Shrinking Kid by Megan McDonald
- Dragon Slayer's Academy series by Kate McMullan.
- How Oliver Olson Changed the World by Claudia Mills.
- Soup by Robert Newton Peck.
- The Adventures of Captain Underpants, etc. by Dav Pilkey.
- Jigsaw Jones Mystery series by James Preller.
- Marvin Redpost: Kidnapped at Birth? by Louis Sachar.
- Calvin Coconut: Trouble Magnet by Graham Salisbury.
- Knights of the Kitchen Table by Jon Scieszka.
- From the Time Warp Trio series.
- Oh No, It's Robert by Barbara Seuling.
- The Spy Who Barked by George Edward Stanley.
- The Geronimo Stilton series by Geronimo Stilton.
- Three Good Deeds by Vivian Vande Velde.
Books for Older Guys
- A House Called Awful End by Philip Ardagh,
- Windcatcher by Avi.
- The White Mountains by John Christopher.
- Frindle by Andrew Clements.
- Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer.
- Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins.
- How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell.
- Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis.
- Tiger Rising by Kate DiCamillo.
- The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke.
- Joey Pigza Swalloed the Key by Jack Gantos.
- Nightmare at the Book Fair by Dan Gutman.
- Redwall by Brian Jacques.
- When Zachary Beaver Came to Town by Kimberly Willis Holt.
- Alabama Moon by Watt Key.
- Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney.
- Chasing the Falconers by Gordon Korman.,
- Leon and the Spitting Images by Allen Kurzweil.
- Max's Logbook by Marissa Moss.
- Silverwing by Kenneth Oppel.
- The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan.
- Holes by Lois Sachar.
- The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick.
- Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli.
- The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Stewart.
- Secret Identity by Wendelin Van Draanen.
- Winchell Mink: The Misadventure Begins by Steve Young.