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Even Hockey Players Read

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This comprehensive overview of the challenging issues around boys and reading includes strategies and practical solutions for helping struggling readers. Interviews by the author reveal the literacy challenges, struggles, tastes, and values of boys and men. These "real" voices provide valuable insights into how we can support boys in their journey towards becoming successf ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published January 1st 2000 by Pembroke Publishers
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Natalie
Jan 14, 2011 Natalie rated it really liked it
A book on gendered literacy and literacy education that I would recommend to parents, teachers, principals, and librarians.

There are several bibliographies of books for boys by genre.

There are very interesting sidebar quotes and illustrations throughout that provide supporting examples, direct experience, and just plain fun!

My favorite is on p 16 and is titled Snow White in Toronto . It is an illustration about a collaborative picture book project for 2nd grade boy and girl students. The aut
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Great book. Very insightful into the reading lives of boys. I really enjoyed the author's style and all the interviews by various men and young adults interested in literacy. In fact one story, changed my life and I believe has paved the way for me to solve some major issues my son is having in school. I have to remember to write the author and thank him.
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David Wallace Booth is a professor of education who specializes in the teaching of literacy and the use of innovative ways to promote literacy among children.

He is the author of many books for teachers and parents, texts for classroom use, and award winning children's picture books.
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