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Stories for boys who dare to be different: true tales of amazing boys who changed the world without killing dragons

Stories for boys who dare to be different: true tales of amazing boys who changed the world without killing dragons

Brooks, Ben, 1992- author; Winter, Quinton, illustrator

Prince charming, dragon slayer, mischievous prankster. More often than not, these are the role-models boys encounter in the books they read at home and at school. As a boy, there is an assumption that you will conform to a stereotypical idea of masculinity. But what if you're the introvert kind? What if you prefer to pick up a book rather than a sword? What if you want to cry when you're feeling sad or angry? What if you like the idea of wearing a dress? There is an ongoing crisis with regards to young men and mental health, with unhelpful gender stereotypes contributing to this malaise. This book offers a welcome alternative narrative. It is a compilation of 100 stories of famous and not-so-famous men from the past to the present day, every single one of them a rule-breaker and innovator in his own way, and all going on to achieve amazing things

Hardback, Book. English.
Published London: Quercus, 2018
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Available at Clarkston and Williamwood High School.

  • Clarkston – One available in J 305.3

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  • Williamwood High School – One available in 305.3

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  • Barrhead Foundry – Earliest copy due back 1st October

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Details

Statement of responsibility: Ben Brooks ; illustrated by Quinton Winter
ISBN: 1787471985, 9781787471986
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Physical Description: 207 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 26 cm
Subject: Men Juvenile literature.; People and Places.; Masculinity Juvenile literature.; Individuality Juvenile literature.; Non-Fiction 9+.; Society.