Books for Boys

For Boys Ages 8 to 11 and an Accompanying Adult

Come enjoy discussions of amazing tween novels, create a craft, and have a treat! All while enjoying the friendship of other boys and their grownups.

Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month beginning at 6:30 in the Community Room, unless otherwise noted.

Book club reading copies will be available for checkout from the circulation desk about a month prior to the meeting. There is a limit of one copy per household.


September 12, 2019—Kickoff with Mother Daughter Book Club
October 10, 2019—The One & Only IvanNovember 14, 2019—Frindle
December 12, 2019—The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe*
January 9, 2020—The False Prince
February 13, 2020—Peter Pan*
March 12, 2020—The Chocolate Touch
April 9, 2020—Artemis Fowl*

*combined with Mother Daughter Book Club
†our On The Same Page event

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Reading List


October 10, 2019

The One and Only Ivan
by Katherine Applegate

Ivan is an easygoing gorilla. Living at the Exit 8 Big Top Mall and Video Arcade, he has grown accustomed to humans watching him…

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November 14, 2019

by Andrew Clements

Is Nick Allen a troublemaker? He really just likes to liven things up at school — and he’s always had plenty of great ideas. When Nick learns some interesting…

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December 12, 2019

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
by C.S. Lewis

NARNIA…the land beyond the wardrobe, the secret country known only to Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy…the place where the adventure begins. Lucy is the first to find the secret of the wardrobe…

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January 9, 2020

The False Prince
by Jennifer A. Nielsen

In a discontent kingdom, civil war is brewing. To unify the divided people, Conner, a nobleman of the court, devises a cunning plan to find…

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February 13, 2020

Peter Pan
by J.M. Barrie

Peter pan, the mischievous boy who refuses to grow up, lands in the Darling’s proper middle-class home to look for his shadow. He befriends Wendy, John and Michael…

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March 12, 2020

The Chocolate Touch
by Patrick Skene Catling

John Midas loves chocolate. He loves it so much that he’ll eat it any hour of any day. He doesn’t care if he ruins his appetite. He thinks chocolate is…

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April 9, 2020

Artemis Fowl
by Eoin Colfer

Twelve-year-old criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl has discovered a world below ground of armed and dangerous—and extremely high-tech—fairies. He kidnaps…

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