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Boys Don't Knit: (In Public)

Author: T.S.  EASTON
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Subject/Category:  9-12
Year Reviewed:: 2016
ISBN: 9781250053312
Review: Confrontation with a crossing guard, among other things, nets Ben a rehabilitation requirement to keep a journal, do community service, and take up a hobby. Since his crush teaches a knitting class -- he thought -- Ben signs up, only to wind up hiding this new fascination from all his buddies and his soccer-obsessed father. Diary format grants relatable and humorous insight into Ben's worrying tendencies, the conflict between his father's he-man expectations and his own more studious inclinations, and the discovery that knitting actually de-stresses him.

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