There is nothing like a good book and we feature the very best books for boys right here! Reading is important to a boy’s learning life and we want to help you get, and keep, your boys reading.
I have rounded up the very best books and put them in one easy to access place. By “best” I mean that to find a good book we went through stacks of books and weeded out the boring ones, the ones that were not compelling, and the ones that talked down to boys.
For example, when I was looking for books on pirates we went through a huge stack of pirate books. Most of them never made it onto the list because they were not good enough. I hope this is helpful for you and saves you a whole lot of time. You can just use our lists and be sure to find high quality, engaging books to share with your boys.
Pin it or bookmark it but save it for later as this list is going to be updated frequently. Every time we find a new awesome book for boys, or create a new book list, we will be adding it here. You can use it to find great books for your boys to read.
Best Books for Boys:
Poetry Books for Boys
Seeds, Bees, Butterflies and More! (poems for 2 voices)
Cooking with Boys
Picture Books for Boys
Musical Stories with free make your own music online links.
Books Made Into Movies for Older Boys with activities
Foxly’s Feast Wordless Picture Book with Fun Food Fox – cute kitchen fun food activity included.
Wordless Picture Books for Boys
Forest Food Chain Books with Free Printable Food Chain Game.
Learning About History: Wars & Warriors Historical Coloring Books with historical annotations.
Learning About History: Vehicle Historical Coloring Books with historical annotations.
Fiction Books (see also picture books)
Outdoor Activity Books for Boys
Art Books for Boys
Math Books for Boys
Learn with Play: 150+ Activities for Year-round Fun and Learning. (I am co-author of this wonderful book!)
See also Boys’ Learning where we have articles on reading and learning.