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- Watch the Brand-New ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ TrailerYou won’t see Spider-Man: Homecoming in theaters until July 7, but you can watch the new trailer today. In the latest big screen version of Spidey, a young Peter Parker, who made his first appearance
- Read the First Chapter of ‘Point Guard’ by Mike LupicaRead the First Chapter Below:
- Watch the Trailer For ‘Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie’Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, based on the best-selling book series, hits theaters on June 2. Like the books, the movie will tell the story of George and Harold, who hypnotize their principal into
- Get Ready For the Masters With PGA Superstar Jordan SpiethJordan Spieth, 23, is one of the best young golfers in the world. He has won nine PGA Tour events, including two major championships. On April 6, he plays for his second victory at the
- Check Out the Never-Before-Seen Cover For ‘The Last Kids On Earth and the Nightmare King’Plus, read the first chapter of the hilarious 'The Last Kids On Earth and the Nightmare King.'
Love books? This is the right place. Get chances to win free books, the latest info on cool new books and pretty much anything else related to – wait for it … BOOKS! The Book Zone is ruled by Boys’ Life Senior Editor Paula Murphey.
- Read This Excerpt of ‘Addison Cooke and the Treasure of the Incas’Looking for an exciting, adventurous new read?
- 100 Books Every Boy Should ReadBoys' Life has provided 100 years of great reading. Here are 100 books that every guy should read.
- BL’s Exclusive Reveal of Lego Ninjago: Dark Island TrilogySee our exclusive cover reveal. Plus, check out an excerpt from Book One of the new trilogy.
- BL Fiction: ‘Home of the Brave’ by Eric A. KimmelRockets' red glare, the bombs bursting in air ... Young Adam is witness to one of the most important moments in our country's history.
- Participate In This Cool Summer Reading ChallengeOne of the best things about summer is that there’s more time for reading cool books. Without the stress of school and homework, you can finally focus on catching up on some of those books you’ve been meaning to get to all year. Now, summertime reading is even more fun. Scholastic has recently launched a cool summer reading contest that challenges you to log as many minutes of reading you possibly can. You can pick any book you want. If you need help, Scholastic has created an age appropriate reading list that will help you choose the perfect book. Scroll down to look through the list for yourself Download (PDF, 1.5MB)
The Scouting Around blog is your source for Scouting news. Get ideas for your troop by reading about Scouting activities across the country. Biking in Buffalo? Caving in California? Fishing in Florida? Mountain climbing in Montana? Shooting in South Carolina? It’s all in Scouting Around.
Love fishing? Want to learn how to catch more fish? Check out Boys’ Life‘s ultimate fishing blog for tips, tricks and expert advice.
- Choosing the Appropriate Fishing LineThere used to just be one choice: monofilament. Now there’s three different categories of fishing line. So which should you use?
- The latest in fish finding technologyFish finders have come a long way. Pro Bass Fisherman Tom Redington shows us some of the latest technology.
- Using the right line colorYou can pick all sorts of line colors. What should you use?
- Quickly change lures using a snapWanna save time and not have to tie a knot over and over?
- Make This Fishing LureSnag the big one with this DIY fishing lure.
Stuck in a tough spot? Can’t figure out how to get past a monster? Just looking for an easier way? The Games Guru has the answers you need to succeed in your favorite video games.
Not sure which gear to buy? Need tips for maintaining your equipment? Just send in your questions for the Gear Guy to answer.
Wilderness first aid expert “Dr. K” explains how to be prepared for medical emergencies that can occur in the outdoors where resources run thin and accidents are sure to happen.