After reading Wild Things: The Art of Nurturing Boy, you'll have a rich understanding of the role development plays in the life of a boy from birth through college. All stages and phases of development are covered - emotional, physical, biological, and spiritual. The book contains helpful sidebars addressing specific topics to discuss with your son such as sex, drugs, homosexuality, pornography, and masturbation. Each chapter ends with a section called 'Putting It into Practice' that gives practical directions on how to successfully interact with boys at each respective level of development. Paperback.