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Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different|Ben Brooks
Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different : True Tales of Amazing Boys Who Changed the World Without Killing Dragons
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Boys can be anything they want to be This timely book joins and expands the gender-role conversation and gives middle-grade boys a welcome alternative message: that masculinity can mean many things. You won't find any stories of slaying dragons or saving princesses here. In Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different, author Ben Brooks-with the help of Quinton Wintor's striking full-color illustrations-offers a welcome alternative narrative: one that celebrates introverts and innovators, sensitivity and resilience, individuality and expression. It's an accessible compilation of 75 famous and not-so-famous men from the past to the present day, every single one of them a rule-breaker and stereotype-smasher in his own way. Entries include Frank Ocean, Salvador Dali, Beethoven, Barack Obama, Ai Weiwei, Jesse Owens, and so many more-heroes from all walks of life and from all over the world.

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762465927
  • ISBN-10: 0762465921
  • Publisher: Running Press Kids
  • Publish Date: September 2018
  • Dimensions: 9.8 x 7.5 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.48 pounds
  • Page Count: 160
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12

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