adolescent boys

Feb 15, 2021

Lord of the Flies by William Golding is a novel about a group of boys stranded on an island all by themselves. The novel explores the human mind and how everyone has the capacity to commit atrocities, and all that they need is a push in the right direction.


The story mainly follows Ralph and his friend Piggy, with a bunch of other characters. The boys are stranded on an island after surviving a plane crash, with no adults or signs or civilization. Ralph is designated as the leader of the group, and orders a fire to be continuously burning in order to be rescued. However, this peace doesn’t

Oct 13, 2017

Dr. Adam Price has twenty-five years of experience with children and adolescents, especially boys, and his experience shows. He's Not Lazy details how and why an adolescent boy’s brain is often behind, they fear of failure, often "opt out". They opt out by procrastinating, losing themselves in the world of video games, or appearing ambivalent towards everything.


Dr. Price concentrates mostly on high school teens, but I found a lot of it very useful for my twelve-year old, and plan to revisit this book often during his high school years. There are some great worksheets to be used by both