Whitney Collins, on behalf of Barnes & Noble, listed 6 books that will get young boys, who don't like to read, reading. Along with a 1-word category, they are:
Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Jeff Kinney - commiserating
George's Marvelous Medicine - Roald Dahl - naughty
Attack of the Giant Hampster - Dr. Roach - gross
Bunnicula - Deborah Howe - scary
Interrupting Chicken - David Ezra Stein - funny
On Board the Titanic: What it was Like When the Great Liner Sank - Shelley Tanaka - tragic
For a detailed description of why each book will appeal to young male readers, click on the link below.