Motivate the Boys to Read! What boy can resist topics such as robots, dinosaurs, fast cars, rockets, stunt men and karate? This outstanding collection of original short stories is sure to capture and hold the interest of all your young male readers. The subject matter, characters and graphics have been carefully chosen to relate to boys of this age group. The before, during and after reading exercises incorporate effective research-based reading comprehension strategies including: activating prior knowledge, predicting, visualizing, questioning, drawing inferences, summarizing, synthesizing, monitoring and repairing comprehension and evaluation. Includes 12 short fiction and non-fiction readings in both Spanish and English, a teacher guide, teacher and student rubrics, read aloud observation form and answer key.