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Brilliant Bob is Brave - Ken Jolivet

This series contains seven beautifully written and illustrated children’s books that were created to support and encourage young boys. Using the adventures of Brilliant Bob and his three best friends, it teaches young boys about crucial aspects of masculinity.
By Ken Jolivet

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The Boy Crisis - Warren Farrell, PhD & John Gray, PhD

The Boy Crisis is Real. Why are our boys struggling? This book is a  comprehensive blueprint for what parents, teachers, and policymakers can do to help our sons become happier, healthier men, and fathers and leaders worthy of our respect. By Warren Farrell PhD and John Gray PhD.

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The Second Sexism - David Benatar

Challenging conventional ways of thinking, Second Sexism examines controversial issues such as sex-based affirmative action, gender roles, and charges of anti-feminism, offering an academically rigorous argument in an accessible style.
By David Benatar

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Smart Boys, Bad Grades - Julie Coates and William A. Draves

Over 2 million males are missing from college annually. It's the biggest societal problem in America. For parents, educators and business leaders, Julie Coates and William A. Draves explain why boys get worse grades than girls and are a declining portion of graduates.

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Peter Gray and Kermyt Anderson

We've all heard that a father's involvement enriches the lives of children. But how much have we heard about how having a child affects a father's life? As Peter Gray and Kermyt Anderson reveal, fatherhood alters a man's sexuality, rewires his brain, and changes his hormonal profile.

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The Myth of Male Power - Warren Farrell, PhD

In this explosive international best-seller, Warren Farrell debunks the myth of male power. He dares to question the image of male-as-oppressor, arguing that this misconception has hindered not only men, but women as well. A deeply liberated work.

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Genes in Conflict - Austin Burt & Robert Trivers

As Austin Burt & Robert Trivers show, covering all species from yeast to humans, Genes in Conflict is the first book to tell the story of selfish genetic elements, those continually appearing stretches of DNA that act narrowly to advance their own replication at any expense.


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Men - Evolutionary and Life History - Richard G. Bribiescas

Males account for roughly 50 percent of the global population, but in America and other places, they account for over 85 percent of violent crime. Read this thought-provoking book by Richard G. Bribiescas, and experience a new approach for understanding the human male.

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The Disposable Male - MIchael Gilbert

In The Disposable Male, Michael Gilbert takes on the important questions in life-who we fall in love with and why, how we feel about sex, marriage, family and career-exposing the deep and fundamental underlying forces that continue to shape the pivotal issues of vital concern to us all.

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Evolution & Human Sexual Behavior - Peter B. Gray & Justin R. Garcia

Through Evolution and Human Sexual Behavior,Peter B. Gray &Justin R. Garcia invite us into the experiment of imagining human sex from the viewpoint of our primate cousins. This underscores the role of evolution in what happens biologically and behaviorally, during romantic passion.

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Teaching the Male Brain - Abigale Norfleet James

Abigale Norfleet James' book provides the background science and sociology as a framework to explore what we know to be the case, that boys on the whole learn differently than girls. This book should become the practical guide for all of us interested in helping boys succeed.

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Men in Groups - Lionel Tiger

When Men in Groups was first published in l969, the New York Times daily critic titled his review "The Disturbing Rediscovery of the Obvious." What was so obvious was male bonding. Lionel Tiger's Men in Groups provides a profound understanding of that phrase.


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The Secret Lives of Boys - Malina Saval

Are teenage boys in America either nerds, druggies or jocks? Rather than letting these stereotypes define American boys, journalist Malina Saval crisscrossed the country to interview young men from different cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds. the results are very surprising.

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The War Against Boys - Christina Hoff Sommers

An updated and revised edition of the controversial classic—now more relevant than ever. Christina Hoff Sommers argues that boys are the ones languishing socially and academically, resulting in staggering social and economic costs.

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The Feeling Good Handbook - David D. Burns, MD

This book by David D. Burns, MD, helps you free yourself from fears, phobias and panic attacks; overcome self-defeating attitudes; discover the 5 secrets  of intimate communication; put an end to marital conflict; and conquer your procrastination and unleash your potential for success.

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Helping Mothers be Closer to their Sons - Tom Golden, LCSW

Boys have emotions (sometimes more than  girls) but once they get a little older you stop seeing them easily. This book gives you the tools to see how and why. Once you understand your son it will be easy to see the same dynamics in your husband.
Tom Golden, LCSW

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