Shopping for a tween boy has you stumped? EverydaySavvy has chosen out some unique, top holiday gifts that your boys will rave about. We included a few electronic items, but there is so much more for your boys to explore here and you will love our tween boy gift ideas.
On my reading list! Book Description on Amazon: Twelve-year-old Catherine just wants a normal life. Which is near impossible when you have a brother with autism and a family that revolves around his disability. She's spent years trying to teach David the rules-from "a peach is not a funny-looking apple" to "keep your pants on in public"-in order to stop his embarrassing behaviors. But the summer Catherine meets Jason, a paraplegic boy, and Kristi, the next-door friend she's always wished…
The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer (Grades 7 & up). In a future where humans despise clones, Matt enjoys special status as the young clone of El Patrón, the 142-year-old leader of a corrupt drug empire nestled between Mexico and the United States. Sequel: The Lord of Opium
Fields of white opium poppies stretch away over the hills, and uniformed workers bend over the rows, harvesting the juice. This is the empire of Matteo Alacran, a feudal drug lord in the country of Opium, . Alacran, or El Patron, has lived 140 years with the help of transplants from a series of clones Matt, the latest of Alacran's doubles, has been spared Gradually he realizes the fate that is in store for him, he escapes to Aztlan.
Evelyn grows up in Spanish Harlem with a sassy grandmother (what a great, strong character!) as the neighborhood flares. It's historic fiction—based on news events of 1969—about how Latinos stood up for themselves and took charge.