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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 Striped P... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
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Black Boy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Richard Wright
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Boy Clinton: A Political... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
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Star Boy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Paul Goble
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The Boy in the Suitcase ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Lene Kaaberbol
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The Horse and His Boy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
C. S. Lewis
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A Suitable Boy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Vikram Seth
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Chelsea Boys is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Allan Neuwirth, Glen Hanson
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The Englishman's Boy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Guy Vanderhaeghe
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Blitz Boys is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Linda Newbery
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Boston boy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Nat Hentoff
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I Made My Boy Out of Poe... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
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Farmer Boy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Laura Ingalls Wilder
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The Whipping Boy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Sid Fleischman
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Boy Culture is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Matthew Rettenmund
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Captain Underpants and t... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
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Ardennian Boy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
William Maltese, Wayne Gunn
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The Boys from Brazil is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
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The Robber Boy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Dick King-Smith
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Boy in the water is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Stephen Dobyns
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The boy who cried Abba ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Brennan Manning
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Boy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Roald Dahl
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Hardy boys is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Mark Turner
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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
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Badger boy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Elmer Kelton