Give Me Summer! Give Me Adventure!


For this next installment of our summer reading series, some of our booksellers took a minute to reflect on the books they particularly loved as boys. These books are not just for boys, of course. From Maurice Sendak to Michael Crichton, these memorable literary adventures will certainly thrill readers of any gender.

Harold and the Purple Crayon: “A great book exploring the potential for illustrating your own world.”

Where the Wild Things Are: “It appealed to my anarchist side — the idea that you could lose control and get in touch with your animal nature.”

Call of the Wildand White Fang:
Michael says “Call of the Wild resonated because of its themes of independence and overcoming hardship,” a sentiment Salvador seconds, saying: “Call of the Wild and White Fang are great books for boys who are trying to make…

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