Books can take you anywhere. They have the extraordinary ability to take us to different worlds through the eyes and thoughts of a main character or narrator. Their experiences so feel real as we read on to see what happens next. Some leave you thinking about what just happened, inspire you in your own life in different ways and help you deal with heavy topics. Others can teach you about the world around you, but books can also just be a fun way to pass the time. Since you could read every day of your life and never pick up the same book twice, it's tough to know where to start.
Teen Books from 2019
39 Best Books for Teens — Top Young Adult Books
Parenting a teenager is never easy. You may despair over failed attempts to communicate, the endless fights, and the open defiance—not to mention the moodiness, the intense emotions, and the impulsive and reckless conduct. Sometimes it may be hard to believe, but no, your teenager is not an alien being from a distant planet. Your teen may be taller than you and seem mature in some respects, but often they are simply unable to think things through on an adult level. Hormones produced during the physical changes of adolescence can further complicate things.
The 39 Best Books for Teens of All Time
I have a lot of favorite things about teenagers, but one of my most favorite is their natural gravitation toward social justice. Does this sound like you? Then read on — the following young adult titles may get you fired up. Authors make it clear that this is not a history book. A book to help us better understand why we are where we are.
Along with stories of white, cisgender teens are tales in which transgender, nonbinary, and intersex youth are the heroes and queer people of color get the spotlight. I wrote this book for us. Thomas tells Teen Vogue it was important to acknowledge the struggles QTPOC face daily but also to give readers of that population a reprieve.