Books tagged: boys coming of age

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Spirit Lights
By Bonnie Turner
Series: North Wind Tales: Arctic Trilogy · Children (ages 9-12). Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,130. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2010. Category: Fiction
Sequel to The Haunted Igloo, Spirit Lights is a coming-of-age adventure for fans of Gary Paulsen, Scott O'Dell, and Jack London. Returning to the Arctic after a two-year absence, 12-year-old Jean-Paul has overcome his fear of the dark but discovers his best Inuit friend is terrified of the Northern Lights! Experience polar bears, huskies, auroras that speak--and danger in the Arctic. (Ages 9-12+)
Pull
By B. A. Binns
Series: Farrington High, Book 1. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 73,680. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Fiction
The world implodes for 17-year-old David when his father kills his mother. He fights to separate himself from the violence in his past. He deals with homework and hormones that draw him toward Yolanda, the hottest girl around. She means trouble because she belongs to bad boy Malik. Malik has it out for David, on the basketball court, as a romantic rival, and as a threat to David's younger sister.
Streetliners
By Harry O'Toole
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Fiction
In the years of the trolley car, a game called Streetliner was played by packs of boys in crowded city neighborhoods. They yelled, they hooted, they hollered, they laughed. All were lean and tanned, scratched and bruised, in the prime of health. They played a game without ball or field, without coaches or spectators. They did not know how happy they were!
Being God
By B. A. Binns
Series: Farrington High, Book 2. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 67,120. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Category: Fiction
Malik Kaplan is the bully of Farrington High. Alcohol keeps him going; alcohol is destroying his life. He doesn’t see any problem, until he is faced with court-ordered community service shepherding an angry kid who hates the world, an “offer he can’t refuse” from the boy’s gang leader brother, and an opponent he can’t crush: a girl with an alcoholic father who wants nothing to do with any bad boy.
Atom Heart John Beloved
By Luke Hartwell
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 66,580. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013 by Watersgreen House. Category: Fiction
Atom Heart John Beloved chronicles the lives of two boys who become friends at age thirteen. The story is told by eighteen-year-old John, who quietly whispers to his best friend one night in bed, "Do me." John's narrative voice is one of the most unique in gay literature. Atom Heart John Beloved is literate, intimate, erotic, and delightful, delivering unexpected moments of grace.
Letters to a Shooting Star
By Keith Hale
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 54,930. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013 by Watersgreen House. Category: Fiction
Letters to a Shooting Star follows Arkansas country boy Ben Goodman through childhood and adolescence, focusing primarily on the period when he crosses paths with the book's other protagonists, Pennsylvania-raised brothers Ethan and Daniel Henry. Letters to a Shooting Star is both a humorous coming of age novel and a sensitive love story told in fine, understated style.