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Books 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title  

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It turns out that books with boy in the title are way more common than you think. Here are 50+ good books with boy in the title, including both fiction and non-fiction. It's safe to say that most of these titles are books about boys, but the core commonality between these books is that they have the word boy in the title.

Books with boy in the title include The Butcher Boy by Patrick McCabe, Black Boy by Richard Wright, and The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne. If you have a favorite boy book, vote it up below, or add it to the list if it's not already here. It doesn't matter if it's science fiction, fantasy, romance, or non-fiction - if the book has boy in the name, it belongs on this list.
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The Boy in the Suitcase is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Lene Kaaberbol

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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title

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Star Boy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Paul Goble

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The Whipping Boy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Sid Fleischman

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The Horse and His Boy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
C. S. Lewis

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Boy Clinton: A Political Biogr... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title

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Boy Culture is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Matthew Rettenmund

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Boy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Roald Dahl

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Ardennian Boy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
William Maltese, Wayne Gunn

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The boy who cried Abba is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Brennan Manning

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Captain Underpants and the Big... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title

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Boy in the water is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Stephen Dobyns

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A Suitable Boy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Vikram Seth

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Boston boy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Nat Hentoff

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Blitz Boys is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Linda Newbery

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Chelsea Boys is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Allan Neuwirth, Glen Hanson

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Black Boy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Richard Wright

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The Englishman's Boy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Guy Vanderhaeghe

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Wonder Boys is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Michael Chabon

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I Made My Boy Out of Poetry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title

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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title

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Badger boy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Elmer Kelton

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Borstal Boy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Brendan Behan

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Badlands Bad Boy (The Texas Br... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title

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Mary Anne and Too Many Boys is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title

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The Boys from Brazil is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title

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The Butcher Boy is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Patrick McCabe

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Jo's Boys is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Louisa May Alcott

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Farmer Boy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Laura Ingalls Wilder

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The Robber Boy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Dick King-Smith

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The Boy Who Followed Ripley is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Patricia Highsmith

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The Snarkout Boys and the Avoc... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title

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Lost Boys is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Orson Scott Card

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Give a Boy a Gun is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Todd Strasser

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The Boy Friend is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Sandy Wilson

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Boys that Bite is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Mari Mancusi

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City Boys is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Robert Sklar

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The Minds of Boys is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Michael Gurian

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The effects of Knut Hamsun on ... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title

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The wild boy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Warren Rochelle, Mordicai Gerstein

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A Big Boy did it and Ran Away is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Christopher Brookmyre

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Lat, the kampung boy is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title

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Beyond the Boys of Summer is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title

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Bad Boy Brawly Brown: An Easy ... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title

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Novio Boy is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Gary Soto

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Hardy boys is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Mark Turner

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Boy Meets Girl is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Meg Cabot

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Boy Bands is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
John Delavan

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Miracle's Boys is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Jacqueline Woodson

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Beastie Boys is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Michael Heatley