Enticing boys to read is still a hot topic. With chapters like qDisasters and Mysteries, q qGross and Disgusting, q qMachines and the Military, q and qPrehistoric Creatures, q Gotcha Again for Guys!: More Nonfiction Books to Get Boys Excited about Reading is a treasure trove of recent nonfiction books that will interest boys in grades 3-8. This sixth entry in Baxter and Kochel's Gotcha series covers books published between 2007 and 2009, with a few oldies-but-goodies also included. The book is organized into 12 thematic chapters, each of which offers booktalks for a select number of titles, followed by a list of other high-interest, well-reviewed titles that correspond with the chapter's topic. Features new to this volume include numerous booklists to be copied and saved, as well as profiles of new and innovative nonfiction authors writing for this age group. In addition, the book features interviews with seven male authors of nonfiction books for boys.Jim Murphy, known for his award-winning historical books for children, remembers reading Ernest Hemingway, James Michener, and ... He turned to reading and later writing nonfiction when a seventh-grade teacher got him hooked on history.
|Title||:||Gotcha Again for Guys! More Nonfiction Books to Get Boys Excited about Reading|
|Author||:||Kathleen A. Baxter, Marcia Agness Kochel|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2010-10-19|