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Presentation
Getting Boys to Read: A Look at the Research and the Books They Love
Madison County Teacher's Institute 2009 (2009)
  • Carrie Lynn Cooper, Dean of Libraries, Eastern Kentucky University
  • Kathy Cox Watson, Eastern Kentucky University
Abstract
This session focuses on what the research says about males as readers and introduces the audience to great boy books and other types of text that appeals to male readers. The presenters have chosen titles from the Kentucky Bluegrass Awards program that are of interest to young male readers. Presenters also introduce and promote Kentucky’s children’s choice reading program, the Kentucky Bluegrass Awards. To misquote George Ella Lyon, the presenters woudl like to get boys to "shake hands with a book."
Keywords
  • Adolescent Males,
  • Readers,
  • Reading
Publication Date
Summer July 29, 2009
Citation Information
Carrie Lynn Cooper and Kathy Cox Watson. "Getting Boys to Read: A Look at the Research and the Books They Love" Madison County Teacher's Institute 2009 (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/kathy_watson/2/