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The Real Diary of a Real Boy

Author: Henry Augustus Shute

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The Real Diary of a Real Boy

Author: Henry A. Shute

Publisher: Applewood Books

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Presents the diary of an exuberant and mischievous eleven-year-old boy growing up in the town of Exeter, New Hampshire, in the 1860s.

Plupy the Real Boy (Classic Reprint)

Author: Henry A. Shute

Publisher: Forgotten Books

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Excerpt from Plupy the Real Boy The day had begun inauspiciously for him. He had forgotten to split his kindlings the night before and had incurred condign punishment that seemed to him unjust and wholly out of proportion to the offence. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Plupy the Real Boy

Author: Henry Augustus Shute

Publisher: Palala Press

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Page: 374

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

The Real Diary of a Real Boy

Author: Henry A. Shute

Publisher: Good Press

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"The Real Diary of a Real Boy" by Henry A. Shute. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Real Boy

Author: Anne Ursu

Publisher: Harper Collins

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Page: 352

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National Book Award Longlist * Bank Street Children's Book Committee Best Book of the Year "Beautifully written and elegantly structured, this fantasy is as real as it gets."—Franny Billingsley, author of Chime The Real Boy, Anne Ursu's follow-up to her widely acclaimed and beloved middle grade fantasy Breadcrumbs, is a spellbinding tale of the power we all wield, great and small. On an island on the edge of an immense sea there is a city, a forest, and a boy named Oscar. Oscar is a shop boy for the most powerful magician in the village, and spends his days in a small room in the dark cellar of his master's shop grinding herbs and dreaming of the wizards who once lived on the island generations ago. Oscar's world is small, but he likes it that way. The real world is vast, strange, and unpredictable. And Oscar does not quite fit in it. But now that world is changing. Children in the city are falling ill, and something sinister lurks in the forest. Oscar has long been content to stay in his small room in the cellar, comforted in the knowledge that the magic that flows from the forest will keep his island safe. Now even magic may not be enough to save it.

Real Diary of a Real Boy

Author: Henry A. Shute

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Originally published in 1902, this is a classic fictional diary of a real eleven-year-old boy growing up in New England in the 1860's. With this work, Shute, who later became known as the "Mark Twain of New England,"gained national recognition. Contains numerous black and white illustrations throughout.

I M A Real Boy

Author: Clayton Koh

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Category: Boys

Page: 32

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Can you be brave and daring, and yet be afraid of the night? A beautifully illustrated book with witty verse that will teach your child to be comfortable about the way he is and to accept with ease life's little ups and downs.

Be A Real Boy

Author: Ladislaus L. D Souza

Publisher: St Pauls BYB

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Page: 85

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A Real Boy

A True Story of Autism, Early Intervention, and Recovery

Author: Christina Adams

Publisher: Penguin

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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 336

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Jonah Adams was diagnosed as autistic at two years and eight months. Just a few years later, a doctor refused to believe such a diagnosis could ever have been given to this healthy, happy boy. This is the true story of how Jonah’s mother, Christina, seized his limited window of opportunity for recovery. Detailing how she utilized a combination of a special diet and one-on-one tutoring with speech therapists and behavioral psychologists, Christina shares the entire journey she undertook to give her child a second chance at a full life.

The Real Boy and the New School

Author: Albert Edward Hamilton

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Category: Boys

Page: 375

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A Real Boy

How Autism Shattered Our Lives - and Made a Family From the Pieces

Author: Christopher Stevens

Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books

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Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 315

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We feel like parents in a fairytale turned to stone by a curse and condemned to stand like statues with our hearts thudding in our chests as our son plays wild games, all alone in the palace. He sees us he knows us, he expects us always to be in our right places - but he has no idea that we are human too. David is eleven years old. He is happy, healthy and affectionate. He loves school, climbing trees and Disney songs. But he's also profoundly autistic.Imagine being, like David, unable to speak more than a few words and unable to express your most basic needs. He is oblivious to danger and blind to other people's emotions, including the pleas of his parents. He is unaware of the chaos that he creates and is completely unmoved by the heartbreak that he causes. This extraordinarily moving account describes the heartbreak, and the unexpected joy, of autism. With raw honesty, Christopher and Nicola Stevens lay bare their experiences, which are by turns harrowing, hilarious, and inspirational.Autism is often depicted as a lonely affliction but, as David's story unfolds, his parents reveal how the condition has given them an unbreakable togetherness; an insight into prejudice, as well as kindness; an understanding of life without words or language; and an intense appreciation of their children. Caring for David is an all-consuming experience...and through it they have learned, most of all, the meaning of unconditional love.

The Boy's Country-Book, being the real life of a Country boy. Edited or rather written by W. H.

Author: William Howitt

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Category: Amusements

Page: 308

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Wild Boy

The Real Life of the Savage of Aveyron

Author: Mary Losure

Publisher: Candlewick Press

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Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 176

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What happens when society finds a wild boy alone in the woods and tries to civilize him? A true story from the author of The Fairy Ring. One day in 1798, woodsmen in southern France returned from the forest having captured a naked boy. He had been running wild, digging for food, and was covered with scars. In the village square, people gathered around, gaping and jabbering in words the boy didn’t understand. And so began the curious public life of the boy known as the Savage of Aveyron, whose journey took him all the way to Paris. Though the wild boy’s world was forever changed, some things stayed the same: sometimes, when the mountain winds blew, “he looked up at the sky, made sounds deep in his throat, and gave great bursts of laughter.” In a moving work of narrative nonfiction that reads like a novel, Mary Losure invests another compelling story from history with vivid and arresting new life. Back matter includes an author’s note, source notes, and a bibliography.

Rafa and the Real Boy

Author: Emily Juniper

Publisher: Independently Published

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Page: 366

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Junior year isn't going well for Rafaela Torres. After enduring the loss of her brother, she's dragged to a new school in the middle-of-nowhere, Minnesota. She has no friends, crippling social anxiety, and her new home might also be home to the town's sinister secret. Then, when things can't get any worse, a TBI lands Rafa in the hospital, accompanied by memory gaps and hallucinations which make it difficult for her to differentiate between reality and delusion. Things turn around when she meets Ash-an attractive, mysterious older boy-and finally has a friend. Maybe even more than a friend. In Ash, she can confide her deepest secrets and darkest fears, including the one thing she's never talked about with anyone.The only problem? No one else seems to know he exists.

Real Boys' Voices

Boys Speak out about Drugs, Sex, Violence, Bullying, Sports, School, Parents, and so much more

Author: William Pollack

Publisher: Random House

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"In my travels throughout this country, I have discovered a glaring truth: America's boys are absolutely desperate to talk about their lives," says Dr. William Pollack, author of the bestseller Real Boys. Now, in Real Boys' Voices, Pollack lets us hear what boys today are saying, even as he explores ways to get them to talk more openly with us. "Boys long to talk about the things that are hurting them—their harassment from other boys, their troubled relationships with their fathers, their embarrassment around girls and confusion about sex, their disconnection from and love for their parents, the violence that haunts them at school and on the street, their constant fear that they might not be as masculine as other boys." In Real Boys' Voices we hear, verbatim, what boys from big cities and small towns, including Littleton, Colorado, have to say about violence, drugs, sports, school, parents, love, anger, body image, becoming a man, and much, much more. Real Boys' Voices takes us into the daily worlds of boys not only to show how society's outdated expectations force them to mask many of their true emotions, but also to let us hear how boys themselves describe their isolation, depression, longing, love, and hope. How can you get behind the mask of masculinity many boys wear? How can you tell whether a "bad boy" is actually a "sad boy"—and how do you spot the danger signals of depression? How can you grow closer to the boy you love? Pollack explores how to create safe spaces and engage in "action talk," how to listen so a boy will speak the truth about, and be, himself. In the real boys' voices here, boys speak eloquently and truthfully about such topics as shame, bullying and teasing, the pressure to fit in, addictions, how they see the lives of the men they know, the importance of their mothers and fathers, their own spiritual and creative experiences, friendships with other boys and with girls, being gay, and coping with divorce and other losses, including the death of a friend or parent. We also hear what boys from Columbine High School and other places say about fear and violence in their lives. Full of insights from and about young and adolescent boys, William Pollack's Real Boys' Voices is an important, illuminating, and invaluable book, for boys themselves and for all the people in their lives. From Real Boys' Voices " Boys are supposed to shut up and take it, to keep it all in." —Scotty, from a small town in New England " What I hate about this school is that I am being picked on in the halls and just about everywhere else." —Cody, from a suburb in New England " Sometimes people say there are two me's, like I have a dual personality. . . . The public persona is not really who I am. It's a tool . . . to be who everyone wants me to be." —Raphael, from a city in the West " If you see [abuse] coming, just walk out of the room or walk out of the house or go somewhere, go to a friend's house, go for a walk, take your dog for a run, whatever. Just try to get away from that situation before it actually explodes." —Paul, from a suburb in the West " Maybe a couple of times I used to bully some kids. I haven't bullied anyone since the shooting. I try to be nicer to people even if I don't like them." —John, from Littleton, Colorado

The lads of Little Clayton; or, Stories of village boy life

Author: Richard Stead

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Every Boy's Annual

Author: Edmund Routledge

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Boys' Life

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Boys' Life is the official youth magazine for the Boy Scouts of America. Published since 1911, it contains a proven mix of news, nature, sports, history, fiction, science, comics, and Scouting.

Annual Report of the Boy Scouts of America

Letter from the Chief Scout Executive Transmitting the Annual Report of the Boy Scouts of America ... as Required by Federal Charter

Author: Boy Scouts of America

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