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50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title 

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Updated October 13, 2018 210 votes 59 voters 3.1k views

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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Jo's Boys is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Louisa May Alcott
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Badlands Bad Boy (The Te... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
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Borstal Boy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Brendan Behan
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Mary Anne and Too Many B... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
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The Butcher Boy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Patrick McCabe
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Boys that Bite is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Mari Mancusi
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The Hardy Boys Detective... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
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The effects of Knut Hams... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
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The wild boy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Warren Rochelle, Mordicai Gerstein
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The Boy Who Followed Rip... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Patricia Highsmith
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Beyond the Boys of Summe... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
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Novio Boy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Gary Soto
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Lat, the kampung boy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
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Bad Boy Brawly Brown: An... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
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The Boy Friend is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Sandy Wilson
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Boy Bands is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
John Delavan
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City Boys is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Robert Sklar
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A Big Boy did it and Ran... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Christopher Brookmyre
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Rainbow Boys is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Alex Sánchez
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Lost Boys is listed (or ranked) 45 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) 46 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Todd Strasser
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The Minds of Boys is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Michael Gurian
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The Snarkout Boys and th... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
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Boy Meets Girl is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Meg Cabot
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Bad Boy is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list 50+ Good Books With Boy in the Title
Gary Lavergne