"While everyone knows that TOOCOOL rules, the reality is that people ask me, not him, the hard questions about boys and reading. That said, an analysis of TOOCOOL’s adventures will actually provide many of the answers that people seek when trying to unpack the range of issues associated with boys and reading.
The question I’m asked most often is 'what can we do to get boys interested in reading?'"
Phil Kettle, author of the TOOCOOL book series, is guest author on the Literacy Brain Trust blog. In the post, Phil also discusses why he considers the term “reluctant” to be inappropriate, in relation to boys and reading.