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The Fort: A Book Review

Three 12-year-old boys spend long summer days hanging out in a treehouse fort in the woods playing war games as boys do -- until they witness a kidnapping.

Dead End in Norvelt: A Book Review

The Coming-of-Age adventures of 12-year-old Jack are sure to entertain you and you'll also enjoy the numerous interesting characters and community members that he encounters along the way.

I’ll Get There. It Better Be Worth the Trip

Published in 1969 and considered controversial in its day, this book is a Coming-of-Age novel that describes the horrid experiences of losing someone you love and then having to adjust to a completely new environment.

Alex Ko: From Iowa to Broadway, My Billy Elliot Story — A Book Review

It wasn’t just a good idea for Alex Ko to write this book about his incredible journey to the Broadway stage; it was absolutely necessary for him to tell his story to the world.

A Fine Dark Line by Joe R. Lansdale

A Fine Dark Line by Joe R. Lansdale

The spirit of the 1950s -- its movies, music, comics and books --comes to life from the pages of A Fine Dark Line.

Neverland by Douglas Clegg

A Coming-of-Age novel told from a child's perspective, Neverland is filled with intriguing insights about the world that surrounds us.

The Turtle Boy

The Turtle Boy: A Book Review

What starts out as “endless months of mischief” during the long hot days of his summer vacation for eleven-year-old Timmy Quinn, turns into an experience filled with mysticism and chilling adventure.
The Tender Bar: A Book Review

The Tender Bar: A Book Review

This memoir of J.R. Moehringer is a prime example of an excellent Coming-of-Age novel and will provide hours of unforgettable reading experiences. Highly recommended!
The Boy who Dared

The Boy Who Dared

The Boy who Dared is a coming of age masterpiece - a powerful representation of what it must have been like to grow up in Nazi Germany. It's highly recommended to the readers of theskykid.com.

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – An audio book review

Everyone likes coming of age novels. And while there are many titles to choose from, one can never commit a mistake if the choice lies with a classical title such as Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. This is a review of the audio book version of this great American classic, narrated by Elijah Wood.

A separate peace

Coming of age books for boys

This article is reprint from the original article published at a wiki blog called "Book Lust-A Community for People Who Love Books with Nancy Pearl". Because the original article is no longer available online, we decided to reprint it for the benefit of all people who are fond of coming of age stories and literature.
The Lost Boy Dave Pelzer

The Lost Boy

The Lost Boy is an account of the experiences that shaped the personality of author Dave Pelzer, as he tries to make sense of his past and its reflection on his present and future.The book is a prime example of a coming of age novel, detailing the struggles of a young boy trying to find himself and believe, for once, that he is a regular kid - not an " it " - but a human person.

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And Then I Go (2017)

A story of teenage anguish, confusion, aspirations, failures, and ultimately loss of innocence, resulting in a contemporary and compelling Coming-of-Age drama.