• Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different

  • True Tales of Amazing Boys Who Changed the World Without Killing Dragons
  • By: Ben Brooks
  • Narrated by: Quinton Winter, Joshua Higgott
  • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
  • 3.5 out of 5 stars (4 ratings)

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Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different

By: Ben Brooks
Narrated by: Quinton Winter,Joshua Higgott
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Publisher's Summary

Boys can be anything they want to be! This timely audiobook 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 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.

©2018 Ben Brooks (P)2018 Hachette Audio

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"Filled with interesting stories about boys (and men) that contributed and changed the world in their own ways, this text is sure to inspire young readers and show them that there are many, many different ways to make a difference." (Booklist)

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