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December 8th, 2010 by admin



Preteen Boys

Sexting – Keeping Children Safe

Section III

(xii) Sexting

“Sexting”, the term that refers to preteens and teens sharing nude photos of themselves via cell phones, emails or on the Web, is illegal and could land the perpetrator in serious trouble with the law. This could include jail time and could carry the stigma of being a child molester well into adulthood. The practice can also have serious mental effects on young people so preteens, teens and adults must think seriously and consider the possible consequences before they push the send button on whatever device they are using. Taking, sending and receiving nude and/or semi nude pictures of a child is against the law. Whether the intension is innocent or not and even if the perpetrator is a minor the law is not grey; it is black. and white so far as current statutes are concerned. Sexting is considered to be child pornography and is one of the most dangerous communication medium on the web today. The admonition to preteens and teens seem to be going on deaf ears, perhaps because of peer pressure or the need to be popular. Parents are particularly challenged in this specific arena since one misstep on the part of their precious child could put him/her in jail with the added stigma of being branded a child molester even though the perpetrator may be a child. Certain terms such as doing jail time and child molester may seem repetitious. This is intentional and is meant to impress on the reader the seriousness of actions pertaining to Sexting.

Look at the following cases and consider if you would like to be caught up in this dilemma:

  • Three teenage girls in a town in Pennsylvania who sent nude photos of themselves via cell phones to three male classmates have all been charged with participating in child pornography. The girls were charged with manufacturing and disseminating child pornography and the boys were charged with possessing it.
  • In Wisconsin, a 17 year old boy was charged with child pornography after posting nude pictures of his 16 year old girlfriend on the internet.

The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy recently published a study suggesting one in five teens had sent or posted images of themselves in various stages of undress. Another disturbing factor is that 15% of those involved in Sexting have sent nude photos of themselves to people they only met on the Internet. The craze is not relegated to the United States alone. According to Reuters in London, “A growing number of British teenagers are swapping sexually explicit images of themselves on mobile phones leaving them open to bullying and victimization by their peers…”

This phenomenon is so wide spread that teens may be caught up in its web unintentionally. The long range effects on perpetrators and victims, beside the current laws and possible consequences are far reaching and cannot possible be analyzed and evaluated by the immature minds of our preteens and teens. I recently warned my grandson that he must separate himself immediately from anyone involved in Sexting no matter how enticing looking at pictures of a naked girl or boy may be.

Consider the following case and think critically before you push the send button on whatever devise you are using.

  • A teen age girl sent nude pictures of herself to her boyfriend with whom she was very much “in love”. A few months later they broke up. The boyfriend was angry over the break up and to get back at his former girlfriend, sent the nude pictures all over the Internet. He is currently facing a considerable time in prison for distributing child pornography in addition to being branded a child molester until age 43. We can only imagine the embarrassment and long term effects this will have on the hapless teenage girl whose nude pictures can be archived and disseminated “ad infinitum” (indefinitely).

Sexting is always a bad idea and must be discarded as soon as it comes to mind or as soon as someone makes the suggestion.

This article is not intended as a source of legal advice but only as suggestions, tips and ideas on keeping our children safe in this world in which we live:

Sexting is Illegal: Do not take or send nude or sexually suggestive photos of yourself or anyone else. If you do, you could be charged with producing or distributing child pornography. If you keep them on your phone or computer you could be charged with possession. If they go to someone in another state, it’s a federal felony.

Non-legal consequences: Consider the emotional damage that can come from having intimate photos of yourself go to a friend who can become an ex-friend and send it to everyone you know.

Any Medium: Sexting can be done on any media-sharing device or technology – including email and the Web. Teens have been convicted for child porn distribution for emailing sexually explicit photos to each other.

Reasons for Sexting: In some cases, children are responding to pressure in a form of cyber bullying or pressure from a boyfriend or girlfriend (they break up, and sometimes those photos get sent around out of revenge). Sometimes it’s impulsive behavior, flirting, or even blackmail. It’s always a bad idea.

Parents: Talk with your children about Sexting in a relaxed setting. Ask them what they know about it. Express how you feel in a conversational, non-confrontational way. A two-way dialog can go a long way toward helping your children understand how to minimize legal, social and reputation risks.

Tips for Parents:

  • If your children have sent any nude pictures of themselves, make sure they stop immediately. Explain that they’re at risk of being charged with producing and distributing child pornography. If they have received nude photos, ask if they have sent them to anyone else Try to contain the damage and tell them to delete the images from their phones and/or computers. Also tell them to transmit the message to the friends to whom they have sent the images.
  • Continue to engage them in conversation. Stay calm and be supportive. Learn as much as you can and try to determine the origins of the behavior such as if it were impulsive behavior, teen flirting or some form of harassment.
  • Consider talking with other teens and parents involved, based on what you’ve learned.
  • Some experts advise that you report the photo to your local police, but consider that, while intending to protect your child, you could incriminate another – and possibly your own child. It is usually good to talk to children and their parents first. If malice or criminal intent is involved, you may want to consult a lawyer, the police, or other experts on the law in your jurisdiction, but be aware of the possibility that child-pornography charges could be filed against anyone involved.

Teens:

  • If a Sexting photo arrives on your phone, first, do not send it to anyone else (that could be considered distribution of child pornography). Second: Talk to a parent or trusted adult. Tell them the full story so they know how to support you. And do not become alarmed if that adult decides to talk with the parents of others involved – that could be the best way to keep all of you from getting into serious trouble.
  • If the picture is from a friend or someone you know, then someone needs to talk to that friend so he or she knows Sexting is against the law. You’re actually doing the friend a big favor because of the serious trouble that can happen if the police get involved.
  • If the photos keep coming, you and a parent might have to speak with your friend’s parents, school authorities or the police.

These tips and suggestions are not exhaustive and parents should use common sense in dealing with these issues. Seek legal advice if you think your child is culpable and could be charged with being involved in child pornography.

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They were America's Team—the high-priced, high-glamour, high-flying Dallas Cowboys of the 1990s, who won three Super Bowls and made as many headlines off the field as on it. Led by Emmitt Smith, the charismatic Deion "Prime Time" Sanders, and Hall of Famers Troy Aikman and Michael Irvin, the Cowboys rank among the greatest of all NFL dynasties. In similar fashion to his New York Times bestseller The Bad Guys Won! , about the 1986 New York Mets, in Boys Will Be Boys , award-winning writer Jeff Pearlman chronicles the outrageous antics and dazzling talent of a team fueled by ego, sex, drugs—and unrivaled greatness. Rising from the ashes of a 1–15 season in 1989 to capture three Super Bowl trophies in four years, the Dallas Cowboys were guided by a swashbuckling, skirt-chasing, power-hungry owner, Jerry Jones, and his two eccentric, hard-living coaches, Jimmy Johnson and Barry Switzer. Together the three built a juggernaut that America loved and loathed. But for a team that was so dominant on Sundays, the Cowboys were often a dysfunctional circus the rest of the week. Irvin, nicknamed "The Playmaker," battled dual addictions to drugs and women. Charles Haley, the defensive colossus, presided over the team's infamous "White House," where the parties lasted late into the night and a steady stream of long-legged groupies came and went. And then there were Smith and Sanders, whose Texas-sized egos were eclipsed only by their record-breaking on-field perfomances. With an unforgettable cast of characters and a narrative as hard-hitting and fast-paced as the team itself, Boys Will Be Boys immortalizes the most beloved—and despised—dynasty in NFL history.

When Boys Become Boys


When Boys Become Boys


$22.31


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Backstreet Boys - Backstreet Boys


Backstreet Boys – Backstreet Boys


$10.21


BACKSTREET BOYS is an Enhanced CD containing both a full audio program as well as multimedia computer files and free access to the Internet. Backstreet Boys: Nick Carter, Brian "B-Rok" Littrell, Kevin Richardson, Howard "Howie D." Dorough, Alexander James McLean (vocals). Additional personnel includes: Smooth T. (rap vocals); Mookie, Larry "Rock" Campbell, Timmy Allen, Veit Renn (various instruments); Chuck Anthony, Esbjorn Ohrwall (guitar); Rodney Jerkins (bass, drums); Bulent Aris, Toni Cottura (programming); Full Force. Producers include: Denniz PoP, Max Martin, Kristian Lundin, Veit Renn, Bulent Aris. Engineers include: Joe Smith, Chris Trevett, Tom Donovan. Recorded at Cheiron Studios, Stockholm, Sweden; Parc Studios and Platinum Post Studios, Orlando, Florida; Battery Studio and The Hit Factory, New York, New York. Backstreet Boys were nominated for the 1999 Grammy Award for Best New Artist. German edition with seven extra songs. Personnel: Fritz Cadet, Chuck Anthony (guitar); Toni Cottura, Blent Aris (programming). Audio Mixers: Chris Trevett; Timmy Allen. Recording information: Battery studios, Chicago, IL; Cheiron Studios, Stockholm, Sweden; House Of Hits; Parc Studios; Platinum Post Studios, Orlando; Polar Studios, Stockholm, Sweden; Wolfshead Studios. Arranger: Timmy Allen. Don't be scared, mom and dad; though the Backstreet Boys employ a little rapping and hip-hop beat wizardy in their dance-pop amalgam, there's no R-rated gangsta mythology at work on their self-titled debut smash. And though this quartet of video-friendly fresh-faced boys has garnered many superficial comparisons to former teen idols New Kids On The Block, the Backstreet Boys sound has a bit more going for it. A more streetwise approach, hook-filled arrangements, a distinctive mixture of rapping and vocal harmonies and an endless supply of floor-shaking dance beats are the distinguishing marks of these platinum-plus pop poster boys.

Reaching Boys, Teaching Boys


Reaching Boys, Teaching Boys


$26.5


Based on an extensive worldwide study, this book reveals what gets boys excited about learning Reaching Boys, Teaching Boys challenges the widely-held cultural impression that boys are stubbornly resistant to schooling while providing concrete examples of pedagogy and instructional style that have been proven effective in a variety of school settings. This book offers more than 100 detailed examples of lessons that succeed with male students, grouped thematically. Such themes include: Gaming, Motor Activities, Open Inquiry, Competition, Interactive Technology, and Performance/Role Play. Woven throughout the book is moving testimony from boys that both validates the success of the lessons and adds a human dimension to their impact. The author’s presents more than 100+ specific activities for all content areas that have proven successful with male students Draws on an in-depth, worldwide study to reveal what lessons and strategies most engage boys in the classroom Has been described as the missing link that our schools need for the better education of boys

Boys - The Boys


Boys – The Boys


$17


Personnel: Matt Dangerfield (vocals, guitar). Although they were swiftly overtaken by the emergence of a custom-crafted power pop movement, for much of 1977-1978 the Boys reigned supreme in the bright and breezy bubble punk stakes, simply churning out a succession of two-to-three-minute gems that flooded not only their albums and singles, but also the realms of the alter-ego Yobs. Patently influenced by the Ramones but readily avoiding the most obvious traps by virtue of their own understanding of what made a pop song tick, the Boys' first two singles, "I Don't Care" and "The First Time," remain period classics, while their debut album, September 1977's The Boys, went on to nibble the U.K. Top 50 at a time when such glories were still a rare achievement. Tightly scything guitars, sharply embroidered keyboards, and Kid Reid's contagiously imploring vocals dominate the proceedings, a relentlessly crisp buzzsaw whine that is as melodic as it is fast and as irresistibly singalong as it is either. Time, the enemy of so many punk-era artifacts, hasn't dented the album's pleasures; indeed, it might even have heightened them, as a direct line of descent to the modern likes of Green Day is revealed in living neon. Several early CD reissues did little justice to the album; the Captain Oi release, however, is essential, not only for the mastering and packaging, but also for eight bonus tracks that include the first stirrings of the aforementioned Yobs, a pair of non-album B-sides, and two songs ("Lonely Schooldays" and "Take a Heart") that have never previously seen the light of day, but slide straight into the soul of the album regardless. ~ Dave Thompson

Boys will be boys?


Boys will be boys?


$49.99


This book addresses the issue of preadolescent boys literacy practices and the social construction of their identities as they navigate multiple classroom literacies. Exploring the role of the teacher, the role of multiple literacies and the way they count or do not count in the classroom curriculum through qualitative and quantitative findings, allows educators to rethink and reflect upon current instructional beliefs and practices. As educators align their curriculum with the Common Core Standards it is imperative for them to consider how they will meet each students’ individual learning styles. Demonstrating growth across time through artifact collection, and analysis and teacher research inquiries, will demand that teachers release pre-conceived notions concerning gender and literacy practices. At the end of each chapter there is a self-reflection as transformative practice, teacher research questionnaire that invites the opportunity to take what is shared in each chapter and apply it immediately to instructional practices and classroom environment decisions.

Bad Boys, Bad Boys


Bad Boys, Bad Boys


$2.5


What you gonna do when they come for you? A police force partner submits to his desire while under the influence of alcohol. But since neither of the men are gay, what do they do with their lurking lust? Geo Wilson has been partnered to Mack for three years. Sharing the same muscular build, dark hair, and olive complexion, they’ve been dubbed ‘the twins’ by the department. But lately Geo’s dreams have taken an erotic twist to centre around Mack. Mack values his friendship with Geo, would give his life for the man. Then one night Geo has a few too many beers and plants a kiss on him, he can’t forget. He might have been able to pass it off as beer-haze except in helping Geo get back to his apartment, Mack is taken off guard by Geo’s tackle and a mind-numbing blow job. Now the partnership has to redefine itself while the criminal world continues around them. They could lose their badges, or lose each other.

Boys Should Be Boys


Boys Should Be Boys


$11.95


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Jacuzzi Boys - Jacuzzi Boys


Jacuzzi Boys – Jacuzzi Boys


$12.36


Personnel: Gabriel Alcala (vocals, guitar, percussion); Bill Skibbe (guitar, keyboards, synthesizer, percussion); Danny Gonzalez (guitar, synthesizer, percussion); Diego Monasteri (drums, percussion, background vocals). Audio Mixers: Jessica Ruffins; Bill Skibbe. Recording information: Key Club Recording Co., Benton Harbor, MI (10/2012-11/2012). The Jacuzzi Boys' self-titled third album shows the rambunctious Florida trio growing up and cleaning up. Not too much; they still have plenty of the unbridled energy and joy that burst through the speakers like rays of sunshine. Clean enough, though, that the album might appeal to people who don't know Ty Segall from Ty Burrell. Grown up enough that the band doesn't sound like they're cutting class to record. Working with Bill Skibbe and Jessica Ruffins at Key Club Studio, then having the record mastered by the legendary Kramer, shows that the band is taking things more seriously, and that maybe they'll be taken more seriously in return. These concerns are mostly for indie rock fanatics — what really matters is that working with these people has helped give the Boys' sound more power and punch, focusing their ramshackle energy into something laser guided and capable of exploding into bursts of truly exciting rock & roll on tracks like "Rubble" and "Hotline." While those rockers are the songs that might reach out and grab you the first time through, there's more to the album than that. It's a fully rounded record — the more restrained songs like "Double Vision" and "Guillotine" have enough dynamic tension to give off sparks, and the quieter songs like "Dust" and "Heavy Horse" show that the band can play soft with as much force as on the rocked-out tracks. It's a great collaboration between producers and band that results in an album that's a step ahead from their previous work and it keeps everything that was good and builds on it, adding new sounds and generally tightening things up until it sounds ready to pop. There are many (too many?) bands in 2013 playing this kind of raucous garage rock, but thanks to the perfect production, the high-quality hookage in every song, and the nuanced yet powerful performance the Jacuzzi Boys deliver, there are precious few bands doing it better. ~ Tim Sendra

Darnell Boys - Darnell Boys


Darnell Boys – Darnell Boys


$14.32


2013 release. As the name implies, The Darnell Boys are a bonafide family band. Siblings Caleb, Gus, and Austin play a steadfastly authentic blend of Blues, Country and other such traditional sounds, taking cues from legends like Howlin' Wolf, Ray Charles and Otis Redding to create a uniquely soulful sound. At the heart of the music is a shared history that cannot be substituted with any amount of outsider talent.

Nice Boys - Nice Boys


Nice Boys – Nice Boys


$17


Personnel: Terry Six (vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, drums, tambourine); Gabe Lageson (vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, background vocals); Colin Jarrell (vocals, electric guitar); Alan Mansfield (piano, drums, shaker); Brian Lelko (electric piano, keyboards, background vocals); Pat Kearns (background vocals). Recording information: Jackpot Studios (2005); Studio 13 (2005). Photographers: Corey Smith ; Jocelyn Dean. On their 2006 debut for Birdman Records, the Nice Boys (featuring former members of the late great Exploding Hearts) offer up an engaging set of 1970s-inspired guitar-driven power-pop. Highlights of the Portland, Oregon-based act's self-titled record include the raucous, bouncy "Johnny Guitar" and the defiant "Ain't Been Beat," which references part of the drum line from the Beatles' "Tomorrow Never Knows" to more direct, garage-rock effect.

ORDINARY BOYS - ORDINARY BOYS


ORDINARY BOYS – ORDINARY BOYS


$10


2015 release from the Britpop band. After a hiatus of nearly 10 years, The Ordinary Boys are back with what is arguably their strongest album to date. Lead single 'Four Letter Word' is a soaring, energy driven statement of intent reminiscent of their 2004 Top 20 debut Over The Counter Culture. A return to their former sound is no surprise, since the reformed line-up consists of the original trio Preston, James Gregory (bass) and Charlie Chuck Stanley (drums) – plus new member Louis Jones from celebrated power-pop band Spectrals on guitar. Preston met Louis stage-diving at a Cribs gig and, knew immediately that I wanted him to be my new best friend/collaborator. Over the last year they have been busy writing and recording their new album and have enlisted Rory Atwell (the Vaccines, Veronica Falls) and MJ (of Hookworms) on production duties and Dan Lancaster (Bring Me The Horizon, Lower Than Atlantis) for mixing.

Dream Boys - Dream Boys


Dream Boys – Dream Boys


$13.54


Audio Mixer: William Faler. Photographer: Dylan Fergus.

Glass Boys


Glass Boys


$22.79


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Bad Boys


Bad Boys


$5.63


Sometimes – to survive – you have to FIGHT! Each year, City FC – known as ‘the Hawks’ – take on a group of thirteen-year-olds for the first tier of their special soccer school: training sessions in the evenings and weekends for truly talented players who are aiming to become professional players. It’s a glamorous, exciting future for the few who succeed – with huge rewards. But the failure rate is also high – BAD BOYS, the second in the series, highlights a conflict between two players who want to play in the same position: Ben, who wants to be accepted as ‘one of the lads’, even if it means behaving badly; and Lee, who fights to make his own decisions, only to realize he’s made the wrong choices…

Bomber Boys


Bomber Boys


$12.99


A gripping account of the everyday heroism of British bomber crews in 1943 – the year when Bomber Command believed it could win WWII by bombing alone. In 1943 the RAF began a bombing campaign against Germany, the like of which had never before been seen. Over the next twelve months, tens of thousands of aircrews flew across the North Sea to drop their bombs on German cities. They were opposed not only by the full force of the Luftwaffe, but by a nightmare of flak, treacherously icy conditions, and constant mechanical malfunction. Most of these crews never finished their tour of operations but were either shot down and killed, or taken prisoner by an increasingly hostile enemy. This is the story of the everyday heroism of British bomber crews in the days when it was widely believed that the Allies could win the Second World War by bombing alone. Kevin Wilson has interviewed hundreds of former airmen about what their lives were like in 1943: the stomach-churning tension of flying repeatedly over hostile territory, the terror at being shot down or captured, and the peculiar mixture of guilt and pride at unleashing such devastation on Germany.

Borneo Boys


Borneo Boys


$9.99


The author, Roger Annett, experienced first-hand the events detailed here. Flying with 215 Squadron, and co-piloting Argosy transport aircraft deep over Malayan jungle terrain from 1963 to 65, he is well placed to provide a colorful account of this dramatic period. Following a reunion of RAF Whirlwind veterans of Borneo, Annett began work on this record of their collective experience, attempting to stir the memories of both war veterans and civilians alike, riveted by the drama as it played out by opposing forces attempting to control the island of Borneo.The book describes the oppositions, antagonisms, victories, and defeats experienced on the island. Borneo itself, with its difficult terrain, jungles, and lack of adequate road networks, proved to be one of the biggest challenges from a military perspective, and it is brought to life here. The story of the 'Borneo Boys' of the title traces a journey from new recruits at boot camp to flying training, and on to Borneo itself. It was here where a fraternal bond was to be forged to last a lifetime and provide an impetus for this book. The process of Theatre familiarization – jungle training, nursing Whirlwind 10s over and around the mountainous Malayan jungle – is recorded here with first-hand authenticity.Setting this journey in context, Annett fills out the history of the wider conflict in which the boys were embroiled. The Far East colonial tensions, which bred antagonism and ultimately led to the conflict, are detailed, as are the cross-border raids and riots, which bred a fever of revolt.Much is written already on the Borneo conflict, a lot of it dealing with the politics of the situation. This book swoops its focus on the young men who were called upon to fly over such confusion, far away from home. It is their daily adventures, camaraderie, and learning trajectory, which we are faced with. All the excitement of the Aviator's adrenalin ride is translated into eloquent prose, strengthened by the kind of confident delivery that only a man involved in such proceedings could achieve.

Victor Boys


Victor Boys


$22.95


The Handley Page Victor was the third of the three V Bombers and the most long lasting, serving in the RAF until 1993, and still doing invaluable service in the first Iraq war. Moreover, in 1982 it was only the Victor tanker fleet based on Ascension Island that made possible the Vulcan Black Buck bombing of Port Stanley airfield and the long-range reconnaissance of Argentina by Nimrods. Victor Boys tells the story of all the great things that were achieved, recounted first hand by the operators themselves, aircrew and ground crew. Starting with accounts by test pilot Johnny Allam, who undertook the major development of the aircraft, through its work as a nuclear bomber during the cold war, testing Blue Steel in Australia, to its superb work during the Falklands war and later as a first class air-to-air refuelling tanker and vital support tool for fighters and other aircraft. Published to coincide with the Victor’s 60th anniversary, the gripping text is superbly illustrated with photographs from the operators themselves, never released before.

Boys' Miscellany


Boys’ Miscellany


$2.99


Introducing a compendium of weird, wacky and wonderful facts that are essential for every boy to know. The Boys’ Miscellany is crammed with fascinating facts and tremendous truths. There’s a list of superhero sidekicks, details of dangerous dolphins, tales of meat-eating plants, a roll call of infamous outlaws and much, much more. This book is packed with nuggets of information that boys won’t be able to live without.

Boys Adrift


Boys Adrift


$12.68


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Rose Boys


Rose Boys


$13.46


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Soldier Boys


Soldier Boys


$7.45


No Synopsis Available

Slave Boys


Slave Boys


$15.29


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Rainbow Boys


Rainbow Boys


$4.99


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Dirty Boys


Dirty Boys


$22.1


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Buccaneer Boys


Buccaneer Boys


$23.97


Twenty-four aircrew who flew the iconic aircraft with the Fleet Air Arm, the Royal Air Force and the South African Air Force (SAAF) relate their experiences and affection for the Blackburn Buccaneer. Arranged in chronological order, the book traces the history of the aircraft and the tasks it fulfilled. In addition to describing events and activities, it provides an insight into the lifestyle of a Buccaneer squadron and the fun and enjoyment of being a ‘Buccaneer Boy’ in addition to being part of a highly professional and dedicated force. The introduction into service is fully described before further chapters cover the development of the air force’s maritime tactics and the deployment of two squadrons to Germany in the overland strike role. Two chapters deal with the aircraft’s stunning successes at the Red Flag and Maple Flag exercises flown in North America which took the USAF hierarchy by storm. A further chapter is devoted to the intensive but little known Bush War operations by 24 SAAF Squadron on the borders of Angola. Two USAF exchange officers who flew Buccaneers relate their experiences and the aircraft’s deployment for the Lebanon crisis and the reinforcement exercise to the Falkland Islands is examined. The introduction of new air-to-surface anti-ship missiles is covered before the Buccaneer left to go to war in the Gulf where it distinguished itself providing precision laser marking for the Tornado force in addition to carrying out its own precision bombing attacks. This lavishly illustrated book concludes with accounts of the aircraft’s final days in RAF service and some reflections on its impact on maritime and overland air power.

Evacuee Boys


Evacuee Boys


$5.99


Brothers John and Andrew Forbat had been happily living in England as patriotic British boys since 1936. When the Second World War broke out, however, the brothers found themselves evacuated to a disadvantaged part of Melksham in Wiltshire, cut off from home and family, and in straitened circumstances. Added to this, on Pearl Harbor Day 1941, Hungary, along with other countries, joined the Axis and the Forbat family became Enemy Aliens.Their many letters home throughout the war, with details of their schooling, bullying, friendships and constant pursuit of more pocket money, form a humorous and at times tragic testament to the hardships of war. Interspersed with diary entries made by the boys’ father back home in Blitz-ravaged London, and letters from Andrew when he was interned on the Isle of Man, Evacuee Boys is as full a record of war-torn Britain as one family could provide.

Street Boys


Street Boys


$5.99


Naples, Italy, during four fateful days in the fall of 1943. The only people left in the shattered, bombed-out city are the lost, abandoned children whose only goal is to survive another day. None could imagine that they would become fearless fighters and the unlikeliest heroes of World War II. They are the warriors immortalized in Street Boys , Lorenzo Carcaterra’s exhilarating new novel, a book that exceeds even his bestselling Sleepers as a riveting reading experience. It’s late September. The war in Europe is almost won. Italy is leaderless, Mussolini already arrested by anti-Fascists. The German army has evacuated the city of Naples. Adults, even entire families, have been marched off to work camps or simply sent off to their deaths. Now, the German army is moving toward Naples to finish the job. Their chilling instructions are: If the city can’t belong to Hitler, it will belong to no one. No one but children. Children who have been orphaned or hidden by parents in a last, defiant gesture against the Nazis. Children, some as young as ten years old, armed with just a handful of guns, unexploded bombs, and their own ingenuity. Children who are determined to take on the advancing enemy and save the cityor die trying. There is Vincenzo Soldari, a sixteen-year-old history buff who is determined to make history by leading others with courage and self-confidence; Carlo Maldini, a middle-aged drunkard desperate to redeem himself by adding his experience to the raw exuberance of the young fighters; Nunzia Maldini, his nineteen-year-old daughter, who helps her father regain his self-respect and loses her heart to an American G.I.; Corporal Steve Connors, a soldier sent out on reconnaissance, then cut off from his comradeswith no choice but to aid the street boys; Colonel Rudolph Van Klaus, the proud Nazi commander shamed by his own sadistic mission; and, of course, the dozens of young boys who use their few skills and great heart to try to save their city, their country, and themselves. In its compassionate portrait of the rootless young, and its pitiless portrayal of the violence that is at once their world and their way out, Street Boys continues and deepens Lorenzo Carcaterra’s trademark themes. In its awesome scope and pure page-turning excitement, it stands as a stirring tribute to the underdog in us alland as a singular addition to the novels about World War II. From the Hardcover edition.

Rich Boys


Rich Boys


$13.99


There are two kinds of people on the island — those who leave at summer’s end…and those who are left behind. For seventeen-year-old Winnie, summer can’t arrive fast enough — anything to get out of the house and escape the cold war brewing between her parents. With her older sister, Shelby, spending the summer in Boston, Winnie’s left to deal with the situation all by herself. Which is why she’s happy to spend all day away from home at a cushy job — camp counselor at the prestigious Oceanview Inn. And when the Barclays, a wealthy summer family, offer Winnie an additional babysitting job in the evenings after work, she jumps at the opportunity. Little Cassie Barclay is fun to take care of, and hanging out in the gorgeous Barclay summer house overlooking the harbor is far more pleasant than being on the front lines of the battle between her parents. Then Cassie’s older and devastatingly attractive stepbrother Jay arrives on the island after a disastrous first year at college, and he seems to want nothing more than to wreak havoc for his stepmother and the rest of his family. Winnie soon discovers that life in the Barclay summer house isn’t so perfect after all, and what was supposed to be a carefree summer escapade is quickly becoming more complicated than she ever thought possible….

Bowery Boys


Bowery Boys


$17.99


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The Boys


The Boys


$11.99


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Nowhere Boys


Nowhere Boys


$9.69


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Some Boys


Some Boys


$7.45


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Boys Names


Boys Names


$139.99


Boys Names Stretched Canvas Print by Bui Khiet. Product size approximately 22 x 22 inches. Available at Art.com. Embrace your Space – your source for high quality fine art posters and prints.

Boys Scrumping


Boys Scrumping


$59.99


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Altar Boys


Altar Boys


$39.99


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Boys Trio


Boys Trio


$29.99


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Motorbike Boys


Motorbike Boys


$39.99


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Naval Boys


Naval Boys


$39.99


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Alley Boys


Alley Boys


$34.99


Alley Boys Photographic Print by Charles Hewitt. Product size approximately 16 x 16 inches. Available at Art.com. Embrace your Space – your source for high quality fine art posters and prints.

Boys Toys


Boys Toys


$14.99


Boys Toys Art Print by Rachel Taylor. Product size approximately 11.8 x 15.74 inches. Available at Art.com. Embrace your Space – your source for high quality fine art posters and prints.

Boys Bible


Boys Bible


$32.19


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Boys' Pets


Boys’ Pets


$49.99


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Milk Boys


Milk Boys


$59.99


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Mummy's Boys


Mummy’s Boys


$12.56


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Cali Boys


Cali Boys


$7.99


It’s a town of heartthrobs, drama queens, and bullies. Now two teens who are new to L.A. are about to get a crash course in it all–and learn that getting the guy isn’t always what it’s cracked up to be. . . Kassidy Maddox has everything–beauty, brains, and confidence to spare. Fresh off the New York A-list, she knows what she wants: Shooby, Romero, and Carsen, three extremely fine, must-have boys. And she isn’t about to choose between them–until she meets Diggs. He’s a hot property–and he doesn’t like to share. Will Kassidy finally have to give up the spotlight? Jacobi Swanson is a late bloomer with a major crush on her neighbor, Malone. He’s got a serious case of the perfects–perfectly popular, perfectly smart, and perfectly rich. Determined to break out of her shell and into his heart, Jacobi turns to Kassidy for beauty and boy tips. But when Jacobi finally captures Malone’s attention, she’ll have to figure out whether he’s for real–along with everything else in la-la land. . . “An amazing tale that is sure to delight, teach, and intrigue teens everywhere!” –Ni-Ni Simone on Boyfriend Season

Jo's Boys


Jo’s Boys


$4


Charming, heartwarming sequel to Little Women and Little Men depicts the careers and marriages of Jo’s nieces and nephews and their schoolmates.7 illustrations. Abridged edition.

Educating Boys


Educating Boys


$11.99


According to the media and some concerned parents, boys are having greater trouble than ever with schooling. this book takes the refreshing counter position that boys are generally fine, and not inherently toxic creatures that need ‘fixing’. What does need fixing, however, are some of the parenting and teaching practices and environments boys are placed in for schooling and social development. In the vein of Celia Lashlie’s Good Man Project, which became the basis for her international bestseller, He’ll Be OK, in-depth research has been undertaken with schoolboys of various ages to canvass their views on current schooling, what worries them and how schools could enhance their education opportunities. the ground-breaking result offers parents and teachers practical advice on the best way to educate boys; combining and analysing their own stories, opinions and ideas. taking a clearheaded look at the education of boys from birth to tertiary education, Michael’s opinions are supported by extensive research into how boys want to, and should be, educated. the book challenges some of the ways boys are being taught and gives practical ideas for programmes to meet boys’ educational and social needs, and how changing current practices and improving environments is the key for many boys who will otherwise fail to reach their full potential.

Biker Boys


Biker Boys


$10.49


A long, hard ride from start to finish, Biker Boys features easy riders, stuntmen studs, and men who aren’t just wearing chaps because they look good. The term “biker” describes a specific archetype in our culture: “real” men rebels, outlaws, and sometimes criminals. The racy stories of Biker Boys evoke the passion these masculine men have for their cycles and each other. Also along for the ride are grease monkeys who service bikes, guys who willingly take on the role of biker bitch, and road-weary men looking for a bed for the night. These sensational stories by Jeff Mann, Shane Allison, Simon Sheppard and more are filled with speed, danger, and lived-in leather.

College Boys


College Boys


$11.49


Is it any wonder that college boys are the stuff of fantasies the world over? These dreamy hunks stride across campus, stirring lust in their wake. Whether toweling off after a swim, lurking in the library stacks, or engaging in some male bonding at the frat house, these gorgeous undergrads are good for page-turning, arousing action. An explicit collection of gay erotica, College Boys explores the first feelings of lust for another boy, all-night study sessions with a classmate, and the excitement of a student hot for teacher. This steamy collection relishes the joys of self-discovery and the revelations that happen when a young man has freedom to pursue his interestsin bed and out. From coming out to falling in love, these stories of sexual awakening will evoke trembling, heart-pounding, sweaty-palmed excitement. Featuring the top erotic authors Rob Rosen, Simon Sheppard, Neil Plakcy, Christopher Pierce, Rachel Kramer Bussel, and more. With searing male-on-male action and wickedly inventive writing, these stories are more provocative, authentic, smart, edgy, and hotter than gay erotica published anywhere else.

12 Brown Boys


12 Brown Boys


$9.13


Best-selling author Omar Tyree makes his children’s book debut with 12 Brown Boys, a collection of short stories for middle readers (8-12) that focus on the lives of Black pre-teen boys. Readers will connect with Tyree’s engaging characters. There is Red Head Mike who hates his nickname, but hates his red hair even more, and Chestnut, who is sent to live with relatives down south to keep him out of trouble in his Brooklyn neighborhood. There is Santa Monica super kid William, whose status as a scholar and entrepreneur has even his best friends hating him, and Wayne, who resents his role as the oldest child until a tragedy strikes the family. Tyree has assembled a wide range of characters that reflect the diversity of experiences of Black boys – characters that are funny, serious, edgy, street-wise, studious, and all unforgettable.

5 Novels: Alan Mendelsohn the Boy from Mars, Slaves of Spiegel, the Snarkout Boys and the Avocado of Death, the Last Guru, Young Adult Novel


5 Novels: Alan Mendelsohn the Boy from Mars, Slaves of Spiegel, the Snarkout Boys and the Avocado of Death, the Last Guru, Young Adult Novel


$17.79


5 Novels -Alan Mendelsohn, the Boy from MarsSlaves of SpiegelThe Last GuruYoung Adult NovelThe Snarkout Boys and the Avocado of Death Here, in an appropriately fat trade paperback. is a collection of the Master’s greatest works: Alan Mendelsohn, the Boy from Mars; Slaves of Spiegel; The Snarkout Boys and the Avocado of Death; The Last Guru; and Young Adult Novel. Daniel Pinkwater is so obviously the funniest writer of children’s books that he should be made a Living National Treasure. -The Washington Post Book World

A Horse With Holes in It


A Horse With Holes in It


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A Horse with Holes in It, Greg Alan Brownderville?s third collection of poetry, employs inventive phrasing and vivid imagery to construct a particular life marked by religion, confused by desire, dulled by alcohol, and darkened by death. But Brownderville also skillfully uses humor to soften the disquieting images that haunt these stanzas. Strange stories wind through these poems: Two method actors live as lovers in a war-torn city and take the stage in an empty playhouse. A poet confesses to killing thousands of Arkansas blackbirds via folk magic. A preteen boy, deeply involved in an underground religion, is pressured into marrying a dangerous demon. Brownderville?s poems examine a soulscape wrecked almost beyond recognition and dig deeply through the ruins.

A Last Look at Innocence


A Last Look at Innocence


$25.66


Adolescence! Just the word can cause us to both cringe and chuckle whether it is remembering our own rites of passage or dealing with the wonderful, weird and often totally exasperating sons, daughters, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, neighbors, siblings, students or just the kid behind us in line. This book is based on quotes from those same youngsters as they describe their fears, frustrations and dreams. You may be surprised to read that a thirteen-year-old boy would sometimes hug his parents” pillow when they are not at home or that a pre-teen wakes up and breathes in the new day. As you read the thoughts of these young people, you will be presented with an opportunity to recall how you felt at that age in a variety of situations and to consider how those feelings may affect you today. It doesn”t matter how or why this book came into your hands, you will never think of adolescents the same. As you reflect on the metamorphosis from child to young adult that we all go through, you will be reminded of the miracle that we do survive with a little love, patience and understanding from the people we meet on our journey.

About a Boy


About a Boy


$30.33


Will lightman is a good-looking, smooth-talking bachelor whose primary goal in life is avoiding any kind of responsibility. But when he invents an imaginary son in order to meet attractive single moms, will gets a hilarious lesson about life from a bright but hopelessly geeky 12-year-old named marcus.

Adv of Sharkboy and Lavagirl


Adv of Sharkboy and Lavagirl


$12.72


Adv of Sharkboy and Lavagirl

Adventures of Shark Boy and Lava Girl (Blu-ray)


Adventures of Shark Boy and Lava Girl (Blu-ray)


$6.04


Adventures of Shark Boy and Lava Girl (Blu-ray)

All but Alice


All but Alice


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Seventh grader Alice decides that the only way to stave off personal and social disasters is to be part of the crowd, especially the in crowd, no matter how boring and, potentially, difficult.

alternaVites Kids Cal with Mag+D Carnival Swirl Alternavites 30 Packets Box


alternaVites Kids Cal with Mag+D Carnival Swirl Alternavites 30 Packets Box


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AlternaVites Kids Calcium – Carnival Swirl – 30 Packets. Brand New. . Calcium is incredibly important for children, pre-teens and adolescents as it can help support strong bones and teeth as they develop and grow. It is surprising to note that, even though there are so many delicious foods that provide a great source of Calcium, the majority of girls and boys over 9 years of age do not consume enough of it. alternaVites Kids Calcium is a wonderful source to help supplement your childs diet with our delicious melt-in-your-mouth powder form. This formula not only contains 200mg of Calcium, but it also includes 500IU of Vitamin D and 100mg of Magnesium. Together, these nutrients can work to help promote optimal absorption. Specifically formulated for children ages 4 and older, alternaVites Kids powder can be poured on the tongue where it melts in the mouth (think pixie stick) or mixed into foods or drinks. The yummy Carnival Swirl taste made from natural flavors will have your child excited about something that is nutritious and delicious. Contains 0 grams of sugar (free of aspartame and high fructose corn syrup) Gluten Free No artificial sweeteners, colors, flavors or preservatives No GMO ingredients Contains no egg, milk, peanut, tree nuts, wheat, soy, fish or shellfish * Certified Kosher (OU) One packet per day *However, we encourage all parents of children with food allergies or sensitivities to consult with their childs doctor or pediatrician before use. * https://www. nichd. nih.gov/health/topics/bonehealth/conditioninfo/Pages/children. aspx MADE IN USA. .

American Medical Association Girl's Guide to Becoming a Teen


American Medical Association Girl’s Guide to Becoming a Teen


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Becoming a teen is an important milestone in every girl’s life. It’s even more important to get answers and advice to the most common health issues girls face from a trusted source. The American Medical Association Girl’s Guide to Becoming a Teen is filled with invaluable advice to get you ready for the changes you will experience during puberty. Learn about these important topics and more: Puberty and what kinds of physical and emotional changes you can expect-from your developing body to your feelings about boysThe importance of eating the right foods and taking care of your bodyYour reproductive system inside and outStarting your period-what it means and how to handle itThinking about relationships and dealing with new feelings

Bad Machinery 2


Bad Machinery 2


$82.11


Everyone’s favorite pre-teen British detectives are back for another case! With toddlers disappearing and rumors of a large, beast-like creature roaming the woods, Tackleford is in serious danger. And then there’s Mildred’s new dog Archibald. if you can even call it a dog. After all, what kind of dog drinks tea out of a cup? Everything comes to a head once the boys get a picture of the beast and Archibald goes missing. Is there a connection? And what does it all have to do with the magic pencil Mildred won from a carnie con game? Don’t miss the second installment of John Allison’s award-winning webcomic series in print!

Best Boyfriend Forever


Best Boyfriend Forever


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Best Boyfriend Forever

BEYONCE(Explicit Version)


BEYONCE(Explicit Version)


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BEYONCE(Explicit Version)

Big Book of Girl Stuff


Big Book of Girl Stuff


$57.16


This is the ultimate guide to unlocking the delightful mysteries of being a girl! The Big Book of Girl Stuff shares everything a girl needs to know, from sleepovers to diaries, makeup, boys, shopping, school and everything in between.

Bones That Float


Bones That Float


$57.16


Bones That Float, A Story of Adopting Cambodia. Grady Grossman, Kari. This magnificent book encompasses Kari?s personal journey to adoption, Cambodia?s gruesome history of war and genocide, and the stories of two Cambodians?one who escaped the Khmer Rouge?s bloody reign and one who did not. The interweaving stories grab your heartstrings and do not let go. Bones That Float takes you into the Khmer Rouge jungle where boy soldiers force starving families to labor all day at gunpoint, and it brings you to modern-day Phnom Penh streets where foreign pedophiles purchase the innocence of preteen Cambodian girls. But ultimately Bones That Float?a Cambodian phrase for the sacred that rises above the suffering?is a tale of hope. Kari reminds us that our world is one big family and that we cannot?or dare not?turn our backs on people who suffer in part because of our country?s own foreign policy missteps. Wild Heaven Press. Cloth. 256 pages. $24.95.

Boy Talk


Boy Talk


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Mary Kate and Ashley are back with a sisterly talk about boys-the perfect topic for preteen girls.

Boys


Boys


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Boys

Boys Like Us


Boys Like Us


$57.16


Boys Like Us presents the true coming out stories of a stellar line-up of gay writers, spanning two generations. Written specifically for this collection, these are powerful, often stunning evocations of the primal process by which men come to terms with their desire for other men. Coming out is undeniably central to every gay man’s life, but the phrase encompasses multiple meanings. Here are accounts of revealing one’s sexual identity to parents, siblings, friends, and co-workers and, in one notable instance, to a stockbroker. Men tell of their first sexual encounters from their preteens to their thirties, with childhood friends who rejected or tenderly embraced them, with professors, with neighbors, with a Broadway star. One man writes of his marriage to a lesbian poet, another of leaving his wife for a male lover. Several selections reveal the autobiographical underpinnings of famous novels. These are intense, sometimes unexpectedly funny tales of romance and heartbreak, repression and liberation, rape and first love – defining moments. Arranged chronologically from Manhattan in the late ’40s to San Francisco in the early ’90s, these personal essays ultimately form a documentary of changing social and sexual mores in the United States during the last half-century – a literary, biographical, sociological, and historical tour de force.

Breathe


Breathe


$12


Breathe

Bright Beginnings for Boys


Bright Beginnings for Boys


$57.16


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