Are you seeking books for boys? You’ve come to the right place. I’ve highlighted 50 books for boys ages 10-17 on the Hockey Rivals Books Blog. Girls will like these books too, but I geared the post toward boys as most of the novels have male protagonists.

Do you have any books for boys to recommend? Please leave me a comment. To see all the book blurbs and access clickable Amazon links, please visit the blog post:

Here is a list of the books you will find featured there:

Sports books for boys:
Face-Off by Stacy Juba
Offsides by Stacy Juba
Heat by Mike Lupica
Heart of a Champion by Carl Deuker
Ironman by Chris Crutcher
The Final Four by Paul Volponi
Football Genius by Tim Green
Slam! by Walter Dean Myers

Fantasy and science fiction books for boys:
The Maze Runner by James Dashner
Warriors #1 Into the Wild by Erin Hunter
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
A Series of Unfortunate Events #1: The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket
House of Dark Shadows by Robert Liparulo
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
Peter and the StarCatchers: Book One by Dave Barry & Ridley Pearson
The Ruins of Gorlan: Book 1 (Ranger’s Apprentice) by John Flanagan
Eragon: Inheritance, Book I (The Inheritance Cycle 1) by Christopher Paolini
Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25 (Book 1) by Richard Paul Evans
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Action and adventure books for boys:
Swindle by Gordon Korman
Crossing the Wire by WIll Hobbs
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen (Brian’s Saga Book 1)
Holes by Louis Sachar (Holes Series)
My Side Of The Mountain by Jean Craighead George
Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation): An Olympian’s Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive by Laura Hillenbrand
Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
Greyson Gray: Camp Legend (The Greyson Gray Series Book 1) by B.C. Tweedt
Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer by John Grisham
The Apothecary (The Apothecary Series) by Maile Meloy
Guts & Glory: The American Civil War by Ben Thompson
Lost in the Barrens by Farley Mowat

Books for boys about growing up:
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
Tex by S.E. Hinton
Restart by Gordan Korman
The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt
Wonder by R. J. Palacio
Paper Towns by John Green
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews
Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt

Humorous books for boys:
Crash by Jerry Spinelli
Big Nate #1: In a Class by Himself by Lincoln Peirce
Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Wimpy Kid series Book 1) by Jeff Kinney
Middle School, The Worst Years of My Life (Middle School series Book 1) by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts
Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick by Joe Schreiber
The Kid Who Ran For President by Dan Gutman
Play Me Backwards by Adam Selzer
The Genius Files #1: Mission Unstoppable by Dan Gutman
The Vigilante Poets of Selwyn Academy by Kate Hattemer
I Have a Bad Feeling About This by Jeff Strand

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