Teenagers and books are closely knit relationship that shapes their personality. One of the most important activities as a teenager is reading for pleasure. Reading books on various topics and authors can help young adults gain perspective on things and also shape their minds. Friends and family must encourage teens to read books, even if it’s just a page per day.
The more you read, the more you enjoy it, and the more you enjoy it, the more you will start reading – it’s a vicious cycle that can shape a teenager into a responsible adult and citizen.
The fault in our stars (2012)
This book by John Green is a crowd favorite. The book’s sales expanded after the movie’s release. The book highlights two main characters, Agustus Waters and Hazel Lancaster, and their struggles while suffering from cancer. It also depicts true love and friendship that can overcome unusual circumstances in life.
Dear Martin (2017)
Dear Martin by Nic Stone is a must-read in the literature circle. It opens the reader’s mind by educating about social discrimination, inequality, and many more stigmas of society. It talks about the story of a black teen McAllister, who faces racial profiling in society.
The Hobbit (1937)
This book by J.R.R. Tolkein is a classic fiction about hobbits, dwarves, middle-earth, etc. If you’re a lover of fantasy, then this is the right book to start. In this book, the lead character Bilbo Bagging undergoes various adventures that will change his life forever. It is also an excellent book for teenagers as it discusses friendship, sincerity, adventures, and many more topics.
Pride and Prejudice (1813)
Every book list contains Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin, as it is arguably one of the best romance novels in the world of literature. This is a feminist book that opens the readers’ minds through a historical lens. The book talks about marriage and dating culture, which has also changed its course over the last few years.
Little Women (1868)
This book by Louisa May Alcott is one of the best books to learn about a mother-daughter duo. The book circles around March and her sisters, who struggle with their daily hassles of personal duty, family, independence, etc. If you’re a woman and haven’t read this book, now is your time to grab one and lose yourself in their pages.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower(1999)
This book by Stephen Chbosky is a cult classic as it talks about the everyday struggles of teenagers. The book speaks about teenage struggles and touches on suicide, teenage pregnancy, and many other darker subjects that might open your mind to the right way of life!