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>Claire has a roster of A-team sports books for you, so batter up before I run out of metaphors.

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Roger Sutton About Roger Sutton

Roger Sutton has been the editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc, since 1996. He was previously editor of The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books and a children's and young adult librarian. He received his M.A. in library science from the University of Chicago in 1982 and a B.A. from Pitzer College in 1978. Follow him on Twitter: @RogerReads.


  1. >Feel compelled to ask the obvious question: why did you tag this one with “boys reading”?

  2. Roger Sutton says:

    >Because so many of the books on the list are about boys and signal boys as part of their implied audience. As a genre, children’s literature in general has an implied audience of girls, so I feel like it’s worth pointing out when books acknowledge that boys read, too.

  3. Anonymous says:

    >Thanks for the comment-Roger!
    Oh, and the list, too!

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