Masterminds and Wingmen: Helping Our Boys Cope with Schoolyard Power, Locker-Room Tests, Girlfriends, and the New Rules of Boy World
By Rosalind Wiseman
Harmony Books, 2013
Wiseman brings you into the cleverly cloaked world of boys. I read the book because it had begun to dawn on me that my preteen son was telling me very little about his social life. I had assumed that no news was good news, but as Wiseman explains, this notion is usually false in the case of boys.
This article was originally published with the title On Our Shelf: Masterminds and Wingmen.