Why are boys so noisy? Why do they run around all the time and break things? Why can't they focus on important things like eating vegetables and tidying up? Why do they leave everything to the last minute? Why are they so messy, and why doesn't it bother them? Why are they fascinated with things that can burn, blind and cripp... read more
What kind of world are our boys growing up in? Childhood and teenage life is changing rapidly leaving parents wondering how best to tackle the many issues boys face. These include things such as increasing pressure on young boys to buy into consumerist culture, their exposure to violent video games, early sexualisation and ex... read more
Something scary is happening to boys today. From kindergarten to college, American boys are, on average, less resilient and less ambitious than they were a mere twenty years ago. The gender gap in college attendance and graduation rates has widened dramatically.
While Emily is working hard at school and getting As... read more
Everyone gets angry sometimes - feeling mad is a normal human emotion. But some teens go too far and get into trouble with their parents, their school, or the law. Their anger controls them and affects their lives in negative, sometimes long-lasting ways. This practical, supportive book helps teens understand and handle their... read more
A survey of the thoughts and views of 50 New Zealand teenage boys aged from 13 to 18 years of age.
The views, ideas and beliefs of the boys are discussed with quotes from the interviews, in six main chapters: home life and families (parents, step-parents, siblings and family life); school (teachers, discipline, sex ... read more
Using humour and sensitivity James Roy presents a book that will help any young man navigate the confusing minefield between boyhood and manhood.
Teenage boys tell us what they think about growing up, friends, sex, sport, drugs - no holds barred. What do guys think about friends, parents, sex, sport, drugs and everything else that matters? In Boys' Stuff, teenagers write about their lives. It's honest, raw and real. They talk about what the rules are, how they break th... read more
Filled with practical, insightful facts about the changes boys go through before and after puberty, My Changing Body is the ultimate know-your-body manual for boys. Included here is everything boys need to know about growth spurts, voice changes, body hair, and their reproductive systemsalong with fascinating explanations for... read more
Talking to girls is an exciting part of a boy's life - well, exciting and potentially agonising. This book gives a realistic picture of the challenges and choices that face boys today when they're talking to girls. It provides a clear and informative guide to help boys through obstacles like shyness and awkwardness. Featuring... read more