What does being a man mean? Does it mean making hard decisions? Sacrificing yourself? David Almond’s protagonist walks fearlessly into his dangerous fate. David Fleming features a boy whose father is fighting in Afghanistan. Vince Vawter draws from his own life experience as a stutterer to focus on how a 1950s boy faces challenges one eventful summer. Check out the following new releases selected by the editors at Junior Library Guild about boys who make tough, life-altering decisions.
-Deborah B. Ford