The big book of boy stuff

by King, Bart, 1962-

Format: Print Book 2004
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
Available (2)
Location Collection Call #
Bethel Park Public Library Juvenile Nonfiction j 646.7 KI
Location  Bethel Park Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Nonfiction
 
Call Number  j 646.7 KI
 
 
Community Library of Castle Shannon Young Adult Non-Fiction YA 646.7 King
Location  Community Library of Castle Shannon
 
Collection  Young Adult Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  YA 646.7 King
 
 
Summary

There's this boy. Let's say he's somewhere between nine and thirteen years old or so. You'd like to see this kid get creative. You'd like to see him get some exercise. You'd like to see him get out from in front of the television. And you'd love for him to be motivated enough to find some stuff to do on his own. This boy NEEDS The Big Book of Boy Stuff!

This thick, durable book includes fascinating chapters on gross stuff, magic, emergencies, fireworks,games, experiments, jokes, activities, insults, pets, flying things, and, of course, duct tape.

Contents
Activities!
Dogs and others!
Dumb directions on products!
Emergencies!
Experiments!
Fireworks and explosions!
Flying things!
Fun in the outdoors!
Gadgets, tools, and toys!
Girls, bullies, and parties!
Indoor games!
Outdoor games!
Gross stuff!
Halloween!
Holidays!
Insults!
Jokes!
Juggling and yo-yos!
Magic!
Making faces! Making sounds!
Man food for manhood!
Practical jokes!
Recommended reading!
Rhetorical questions!
Riddles!
Slang!
Storytelling!
Tongue twisters!
Video games!
Weapons!
Famous last words! (yes, I know it's not alphabetical, but it has to be at the end).

Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Bored kids will find plenty of reasons to pry themselves off the couch with a handful of new titles. A compendium of non-P.C. games and facts, The Big Book of Boy Stuff by Bart King wants boys to be boys. Genuinely funny, King covers gliders (how to make them), a q&a about girls, tips for dealing with bullies, ideas for outdoor activities and much more, interspersed with jokes and asides. On finding wild animals while camping: "You cannot expect them to behave like a dog or a cat, even if the bear seems friendly or if the chipmunk is really cute." (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Subjects Teenage boys -- Life skills guides -- Juvenile literature.
Teenage boys -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile literature.
Teenage boys -- Anecdotes.
Publisher Layton, Utah :Gibbs Smith,2004
Edition 1st ed.
Language English
Description 292 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
ISBN 1586853333
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