Selecting books that keep tween boys interested can be tricky. This list of best books for tween boys will help you find a winner for the reader in your life.
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For this list of best books for tween boys, you will find a little bit of everything. Some of the stories are fantasy and adventures, while others deal with harder issues like bullying and racism. All of these books are accessible for readers ages 9-13. Be sure to read reviews so that you can determine if these tween boy books are a good fit for your child.
Percy Jackson Series: Kids will love following along with Percy Jackson's amazing adventures.
One and Only Ivan: The Newberry award winning and unforgettable novel about the life of a captive gorilla from his point of view and it has also been made into a movie.
One and Only Bob:This book is a New York bestseller and a sequel to the “One and Only Ivan” starring Ivan's best friend Bob.
New Kid: Winner of the Newberry Medal, Coretta Scott King Award and the Kirkus prize for Young Literature follows a boy as he struggles with starting over at a new school.
Ghost Boys: This is a heartbreaking novel about a black boy that is killed by a police officer. This powerful story draws connections through history from the award winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes.
Wonder: Read by millions, this New York Times number one best seller reminds us how kindness can bring us together.
Harry Potter Series: This is a must-read for everyone who loves fantasy.
Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure: International bestselling Author Jeff Kinney has written an awesome, fun, fantasy quest book that Diary of a Wimpy Kid fans will love.
Spy School Series: When middle-schooler Ben is recruited for a magnet school that turns out to be the junior C.I.A. academy, he's worried that they have the wrong guy. Does he have what it takes to make it as a C.I.A. agent? Elias loved this series!
The Wild Robot: Follow along as Roz the Robot learns to survive in the wild.
Free Lunch: This book won the 2020 YSALSA Nonfiction award, and is a heart-wrenching story of a boy that is starved for both hunger and his parent's affection.
Ranger's Apprentice Series: This best selling series sold over five million books in the US alone. Will is recruited as the Ranger's Apprentice, and he's not sure he's ready for the shadowy adventure that awaits.