Difference between books for boys and girls

I saw this quote on a different website and found it of interest–especially since I met Mary Kole. “If you pick up, say, a MG book marketed to and published for girls, you will find pages dripping with interiority, character, inner monologue, inner tension, emotions, and, yes, of course, action and plot. If you pick up a MG with a boy protagonist, more likely than not, you will find lots of quick scenes, action, adventure, dialogue, and less of the kind of slow, interior stuff that tends to give more flesh and meaning to characters.” — Mary Kole on the difference between midgrade boy books and girl books published right now. from Kidlit.com http://kidlit.com/

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