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Boy Kills Man is 2004 novel by British novelist Matt Whyman about child assassins in Medellin, Colombia.
- Shorty is the main character of this book. When his friend Alberto gets mixed up with guns and gangs, he soon follows.
- Alberto is Shorty's best friend. He becomes involved with a gang which leads to him becoming an assassin and his eventual disappearance.
- Booktrust Teenage Prize (2004)
- Stockport Schools' Book Award (2005)
- De Jong Jury (Netherlands) (2006)
- Wirral Paperback of the Year (2006)