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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

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: 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

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!
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A book review : Greyhound by Steffan Piper

Twelve-year-old Sebastian Ranes finds himself alone on a Greyhound bus on a coast-to-coast journey across the United States. A Coming-of-Age novel that is much more.

Reinventing Marvin (2017)

The story of the struggles of a homosexual boy growing up in a working house family in rural France.

I am William (2017)

An uplifting Coming-of-Age flick from Denmark, I am William is a nice family friendly film with a pleasant aesthetic and a lovable central character.

The Year I Became a Liar (2009)

A heartwarming and original flick well-worth anyone's time and guaranteed to please viewers of all ages.