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

Author: Ben Brooks
Publisher: London : Quercus, 2018. ©2018
Series: Gender and well-being
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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?  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Biography
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Brooks
ISBN: 9781787471986 1787471985
OCLC Number: 1028629982
Notes: Title page has the word 'Different" spelt with the first E back to front.
Description: 207 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Achmat Hasssiem --
Ai Weiwei --
Alan L Hart --
Alan Turing --
Arthur Rimbaud --
Baldwin IV --
Balian Buschbaum --
Barack Obama --
Benjamin Zephaniah --
Bill Gates --
Boyan Slat --
The Boys form the Isca Academy --
Caine Monroy --
Carl Linnaeus --
Charles Fourier --
Chesley Sullenberger --
Chirstian McPhilamy --
Christopher Paolini --
Confucius --
Daniel Anthony --
Dan Kraus --
Daniel Radcliffe --
Daniel Tammet --
David Attenborough --
Derek Redmond --
Don McPherson --
Dynamo --
Eddie Aikau --
Eugene Cernan --
Favio Chavez --
The Four Chaplains --
Frank Ocean --
Frederick Douglass --
Galileo Galilei --
King George VI --
Ghyslain Raza --
Grayson Perry --
Hans Scholl --
Harvey Milk --
Iqbal Masih --
Ishiro Honda --
Jaime Escalante --
Jamie Oliver --
Jean-Dominique Bauby --
Jeffree Star --
Jesse Eisenberg --
Jim Henson --
John Carlos & Tommie Smith --
John Green --
John Lennon --
John Tyndall --
Jorge Munoz --
Jose Rizal --
Chief Joseph --
Junot Diaz --
Ken Yeang --
Lionel Messi --
Louis Armstrong --
Louis Braille --
Ludwig van Beethoven --
Luigi Ciotti --
Mahatma Gandhi --
Mohed Altrad --
Muhammad Ali --
Dr Naif Al-mutawa --
Neil Degrasse Tyson --
Nelson Mandela --
Nicholas Winton --
Nick Vujicic --
Nikola Tesla --
Oscar Wilde --
Patch Adams --
Percy Shelley --
Philip Zimbardo --
Rain --
Ralph Lauren --
Ric O'Barry --
Rick Genest --
Rick van Beek --
Roald Amundsen --
Roald Dahl --
Ryan Hreljac --
Salvador Dali --
Sergei Polunin --
Siddhartha Gautama --
Stephen Hawking --
Steve Irwin --
Steven Spielberg --
Stormzy --
Swampy --
Taika Waititi --
Tank Man --
Tenzing Norgay --
Thomas Edison --
Trevor Noah --
Uyaquq --
Vedran Smailovic --
Vincent van Gogh --
William Kamkwamba --
William Moulton Marston.
Series Title: Gender and well-being
Other Titles: True tales of amazing boys who changed the world without killing dragons
Responsibility: Ben Brooks ; illustrated by Quinton Winter.

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A beautiful and inspiring collection of stories about boys who changed the world without killing a single dragon or saving a single princess.  Read more...

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Offer[s] a refreshing twist . . . and will encourage young boys to resist the gender stereotypes that can damage men as much as women. * Daily Express * [This] will help to inspire a younger Read more...

 
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