The books we read when we are teens are always stay in our mind for a long time. We can still remember certain a character or a unforgettable plot in the books we read in teen period even though years has passed. The following are 10 best books for teens we select from a sea of books with various themes.
Harry Potter Box Set (Books 1-7)
When we speak of the best books for teens, the number one must go to J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter. Harry Potter series have been one of the most popular series for teens. This series is a fabulous fantasy in terms of its intriguing plot, vivid characters, magical settings, unique writing style of J. K. Rowling.
It is the first time that Harry Potter is published in a boxed set. You don’t have to spend too much time and energy in finding an buying separate ones. Buy this Harry Potter Box Set for one time, you will immediately own the complete seven books at the same time!
The bestselling books for teens-Wonder
Written by R. J. Palacio, Wonder is the bestseller in children’s personal hygiene books on Amazon which captures more than one million readers all over the world.
Wonder tells a story of August Pullman who was born with a facial difference. Because of his different face, August is not treated as an ordinary child, which, however, is August wants. There are so many moments that move you to tears, for example, how Auggie struggles to move past his need for coddling.
Wonder is really a good book worth reading by teens.
Best classic book for teens-To Kill a Mockingbird
To Kill a Mockingbird is masterwork of Harper Lee winning Pulitzer Prize which has been translated into more than forty languages, sold more than thirty million copies worldwide.
To Kill a Mockingbird is the story of two children, sister Scout and brother Jem, and their childhood during three years in the midst of the Great Depression. This books reflects and illustrates prejudice, racism, childhood innocence, and the perseverance of a man who stand up for what he believes in.
To Kill a Mockingbird is a readable classic for teens.
The Fault in Our Stars
The Fault in Our Stars is more than a love story, and it is a profound novel that involves reflection on death, love and life. Hazel, a sixteen girl with terminal cancer meets Augustus at her cancer support group. The two fall in love with each other and have to face with the universal issue about love, death and meaningful life.
The Fault in Our Stars is very popular all over the world as the bestseller of New York Times, Wall Street Journal and so on. This book definitely makes you both laugh and cry.
The Book Thief
Written by Markus Zusak, The Book Thief is ranked first in children’s holocaust fiction books on Amazon.
The Book Thief is told by Death. The main character, Liesel Meminger, lives with a foster family in Germany during the Second World War. Her foster father shows her the power of words and teaches her how to read. By accident, she meets the mayor’s wife and later steels her books to read.
The whole story involves reflection on life and death, friendship, loss. Markus Zusak make the Death’s telling so vivid, wonderful and tragic that you can not put this book down until you finish it.
The Hunger Games Trilogy Boxed Set
This collection contains the complete three books, The Hunger Games, Catching Fire and Mockingjay. The Hunger Games describes a cruel dystopian worlds where the characters have to fight to survive. No matter in term of theme, setting, or characters, this series is a appeal to teens. The Hunger Games (Trilogy) is one of the best books for young readers that they are relunctant to put them down once starting reading it.
The Hobbit is the prelude to Lord of the Rings trilogy written by J.R.R. Tolkien.
The Hobbit of this version is specially designed for teen readers. Both wider margins and print size is appropriate to teens to protect their eyesight and facilitate their reading. More importantly, this book contains interior maps and original pictures illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien.
The Hobbit is a classic and must read for teens who are fans of Lord of the Rings.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a beautiful but painful story about a 15-year-old boy, Charlie. Charlie is a wallflower who observes people and feels very deeply for the experiences occurring around him. Beautifully written by Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower is an inspiring story of life, love, and family which is told in a fascinating way of using multiple letters written from the main character to an unknown person.
This book can touch the deepest part of your heart and pull everything to the surface. This thought-provoking book should be on the list of best books for teens.
Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl
Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl ranks number one in historical Germany biographies on Amazon. This remarkable diary is a classic which powerfully reminds the later generations of the disaster of war and precious spirit of human.
Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl is distinguished because it is a excellent book although it is written by 13-year old girl and this diary tells the real situation of the victims in the second World War.
Teens should bot miss this thought-provoking, touching, and sometimes pleasant diary.
Written by Lois Lowry, The Giver won the Newbery Medal in 1994. It has been one of the most popular and influential books of our time.
The Giver is one of best books for all teens. It is about a perfect world aiming at sameness which is original and thought-provoking. This book urges teens to think about our own society and the future. Lowry’s writing makes every place come to life.
Once you read it, you will look forward to Lowry’s next book because this book ends on a cliffhanger.