The teenage years are a difficult phase of life for anyone. You are confused, you have your own views and dreams. And most important being that you can be easily influenced by almost anyone. So it is important to have a good influence in these tender years. To help you have a better understanding of you and the things around you we have brought together a list of 10 best books for teenage boys.
10 Best Books For Teenage Boys:
The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole
Author:- Sue Townsend
The first book from this series is told from the perspective of Adrian’s teenage diary. Every teenager can relate to him as he feels like he is treated like a child by everyone around him, a problem faced by many teenagers. Townsend’s writing style is straightforward to understand and crisp making it suitable for teenagers.
To Kill A Mockingbird
Author:- Harper Lee
Although some of the topics mentioned in this books are majorly adult but they are told from the perspective of a child. therefore it is important for teenagers to read this book as it will teach them about the cruelties of this world.
Catcher In The Rye
Author: J. D. Salinger
It was originally written for adult writers but now is read by teenagers globally. They can relate to the main themes of this book. This book focuses mainly on the struggles of growing up and rebellion. A must read for every teenager.
I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
Author:- Maya Angelou
Every teen has to go through loneliness at least once in this phase. This book will teach you how to live through the darkest phases of life. This book is tragic and heartbreaking. But this book teaches us optimism and hope. With words like poetry this book is for every teenager out there.
The War Of Art
Author:- Steven Pressfield
This book will tell you how you will have many obstacles on your road to success but you have to keep going. This book will teach you to fight your biggest enemy: you. If you are someone who has self-doubt, laziness or something else this book is perfect for you.
We Should All Be Feminists
Author:– Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
An essay from the writer of Americanah and Half Of a Yellow Sun. In this book the author tells us about the true meaning of feminism in this century. It has personal experiences and learnings written in this book. A must read for every teenage boy.
Author:- S. E. Hinton
This book is set in a small Oklahoma town. It is split into two parts because of money. Written by the author at the age of 17 years. This book has everything a teenager should know. From political awakening, addiction, unrequited love to the nuclear holocaust you will find everything in this book.
Lord Of The Flies
Author:- William Golding
This iconic novel follows a group of schoolchildren who survive a plane crash and are stranded on a remote island. The terrifying story shows how extreme circumstances can produce the true nature of humans.
Author:- George Orwell
George Orwell’s story of a dystopian world where government is constantly on the prowl is not entirely eerily forward-looking. He also shows the importance of protecting freethinkers, especially readers whose minds are the most naïve.
Author:- Elie Wiesel
The Holocaust was one of the darkest moments in human history. After US troops liberated the author from the Buchenwald concentration and extermination camp, she failed to speak or compose her experiences for many years. she then wrote a bit over 100 pages of a fragmented narrative that recounted her time in Auschwitz and Buchenwald along with her father. The darkness of this book is unimaginable. Night transforms the Holocaust from a historical event into an experience like no other.
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