best books for 10-year olds are power-punched with imagination, doused with creativity, and sprinkled with courage. For boys, these characteristics are magnified to hold their action-loving interests, giving them more incentive to read and learn by flipping pages instead of channels. Each of the following books is rife with relatable characters, awe-inspiring material, and great plots, sure to incite a smile, several giggles, and an excited "Woohoo!"
The Boy's Body Book: Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up YOU (Kelli Dunham)
Little lads can be embarrassed when it comes to discussing emotional and bodily changes with their parents. This book can help! Encouraging boys to be more comfortable in their bodies, the illustrated guide goes through the process of puberty and growing up, both physically and psychologically. It includes tips and advice on matters concerning exercise, personal care, the importance of hygiene, sexual feelings, peer pressure, and so much more. Plus, the book recommends readers to confide in a trusted male adult to gain further insight.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (J.K. Rowling)
Perfect for kids who have ever dreamt to magic and mystery, this book is about Harry Potter -- a character that's become a household name. The books are so much better than the movies! The first in the series, Harry discovers he's a wizard, born of magic blood and destined for greatness. First, he must go to school to hone his art, making lifelong friends, and beginning a life-changing adventure to discover his birthright.
Kingdom Keepers VI: Dark Passage (Ridley Pearson)
The sixth in a riveting saga, this book tells the tale of 5 Kingdom Keepers and a plot to destroy the world. On a Disney cruise, the Keepers discover Maleficent and her band of villains are real, planning to unleash a hell upon the Earth that begins with the cruise liner's occupants. It's a race against time as the Keepers try to thwart this infamous villain and her boat of misfits.