Provides strategies for making changes in the classroom and home that will help improve the literacy of boys Literacy and boys is currently a hot issue in education and the media. This new book explores the facts and research on the topic and furnishes annotations of current, relevant journal and magazine articles. It gives strategies for making changes in the classroom and the home to help improve the literacy of boys and includes suggestions based on current brain research. Chapters focusing on genres of particular interest to boys (horror, adventure, science fiction, war, fantasy, mysteries, etc) include information, annotated journal articles, general discussion questions, at least ten book annotations, and a list of additional titles for each genre. All titles will also include a reading level and one chapter will feature graphic novels. Helpful appendices will furnish information about magazines and authors of particular interest to boys. Addresses a current issue of concern in education and the media Includes suggestions for materials that will encourage boys to read.