Preparing Boys for Life

Books About Boys

The Haverford School's Severinghaus Library curates an extensive collection of resources relating to educating boys. The collection offers the latest in research and reflects the current thinking about boys and their lives – their development, their learning, and their experiences as they navigate towards adulthood.

Recommended books

How to Raise a Boy: The Power of Connection to Build Good Men 
Michael C. Reichert 

Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain
Sarah-Jayne Blakemore 

Cracking the Boy Code: How to Understand and Talk with Boys
Adam J. Cox 

Born to Be Wild: Why Teens Take Risks and How We Can Help Keep Them Safe 
Jess Shatkin 

Reaching Boys, Teaching Boys: Strategies That Work, and Why
Michael Reichert and Richard Hawley 

For more recommendations, visit the International Boys' Schools Coalition website >



Dr. Reichert recently spoke at The Haverford School's Best for Boys Speaker Series. Learn more about the event and the series here >