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Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different | Book Giveaway

Sponsored by Running Press Kids
The Children’s Book Review | December 19, 2018

True Tales of Amazing Boys Who Changed the World without Killing Dragons

There can never be enough books that showcase how many different ways there are to be a human being—the possibilities are infinite. This book shares 75 tales sure to inspire

Enter for a chance to win a copy of Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different, written by Ben Brooks and illustrated by Quinton Wintor!

Five (5) winners receive:

  • A copy of Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different

Age Range: 9-12

Giveaway begins December 19, 2018, at 12:01 A.M. MT and ends January 19, 2019, at 11:59 P.M. MT.

Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be DifferentStories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different

Written by Ben Brooks

Illustrated by Quinton Wintor

Publisher’s Synopsis: Boys can be anything they want to be! This timely book joins and expands the gender-role conversation and gives middle-grade boys a welcome alternative message: that masculinity can mean many things.

You won’t find any stories of slaying dragons or saving princesses here. In Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different, author Ben Brooks-with the help of Quinton Wintor’s striking full-color illustrations-offers a welcome alternative narrative: one that celebrates introverts and innovators, sensitivity and resilience, individuality and expression.

It’s an accessible compilation of 75 famous and not-so-famous men from the past to the present day, every single one of them a rule-breaker and stereotype-smasher in his own way. Entries include Frank Ocean, Salvador Dali, Beethoven, Barack Obama, Ai Weiwei, Jesse Owens, and so many more-heroes from all walks of life and from all over the world.

Ages 9-12 | Publisher: Running Press Kids | September 25, 2018 | ISBN-13: 978-0762465927

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About the Author

Ben Brooks is the author of several books, including Grow Up, Lolito, Hurra, and Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different.

About the Illustrator

Quinton Winter is a British illustrator, artist, and colorist. He has worked for many clients including the Guardian newspaper, Walker Books, Vertigo Comics, and the BBC.

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  • Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different | Book Giveaway, Sponsored by Running Press Kids.
  • Enter between 12:00 AM Mounatin Time on December 19, 2018 and 11:59 PM on January 19, 2019.
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    • A copy of Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different
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  • This is a book that I’d love my !@ year old grandson to read. He’s basically an introvert around kids and adults he doesn’t know.He thinks because he’s shy he won’t be able to be anything he wants. Thank you for posting this book. Happy Holidays.

    December 19, 2018
    • ooops, my keyboard enters it’s own words sometimes. Sorry !

      December 26, 2018

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