Books for boys can be hard to find, especially for encouraging early reading. These books were all books that my brothers heard small sections from, and then went to go find the book by themselves.
Sam the Minute Man by Nathaniel Benchley
Buffalo Bill and the Pony Express by Eleanor Coerr
Slightly Higher Reading Level
Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling
Five Children and It by Edith Nesbitt
Joseph not only read this book, but it’s sequel as well