Best Being a Teen Books
Here you will get Best Being a Teen Books For you.This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
1. How to Survive Anything: Shark Attack, Lightning, Embarrassing Parents, Pop Quizzes, and Other Perilous Situations (National Geographic Kids)
Author: by Rachel Buchholz
National Geographic Kids
Let’s face it.With school pressures, social pressures, parental pressures… The teenage years are tough. Your best friend is with you one day, dating your crush the next. But it could be worse! You could be face-to-face with an angry grizzly, or chest-deep in quicksand.
Never fear, National Geographic has the solution! In this hilariously informative take on surviving the trials of middle school and the jungles of South America, we combine our expertise on nature and adventure with the fun-and-learning approach of our Nat Geo style…
And voila, the perfect advice to conquer any obstacle, whether it threatens life or social status or both. Edgy, young, authoritative, and amusingly illustrated, this title will grab the attention of young teens and gift-buyers alike.
2. Hey, Kiddo (National Book Award Finalist)
Author: by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
This friendly book talks to teens in their own language, with emphasis on the subject that is first and foremost in the minds of adolescent boys and girls: Sex. Separate chapters titled Boy Stuff and Girl Stuff describe body changes that occur during puberty, with frank and open discussions about male and female genitals, how they feel, and how they function.
Chapters that follow discuss typical teen problems, as well as those entirely new feelings that come with sexual development, and offer tips on making it through those sometimes exciting, sometimes crazy teen years. Learn how to deal with crushes, controlling parents, pimples, kissing, dating, hormones, menstruation, sexual activity, condoms, contraception, pregnancy, STDs, sexual impulses, and more.
New to this edition is information on social networks, protecting yourself online, maintaining a positive body image, mental health, sexual orientation, gender identity, and more. Includes line drawings on most pages.
4. The Pigman
Author: by Paul Zindel
Join the millions of readers who have discovered The Pigman, the beloved bestselling young adult classic from Paul Zindel, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds. The Pigman is the perfect read for fans of modern classics like The Outsiders by S.E.
Hinton and Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher. When high school sophomores John and Lorraine made a prank phone call to an elderly stranger named Angelo Pignati, what starts as a practical joke quickly turns into a friendship that changes all of their lives forever.
But when their friendship ends in tragedy, the only way for John and Lorraine to find peace is to write down their friend’s storythe true story of the Pigman. Headline newsremarkableZindel has written a story that will not be denied.
Publishers WeeklyAn intensely moving story of believably alienated young people. School Library Journal
5. 97 Things to Do Before You Finish High School
Author: by Steven Jenkins
Zest Books ™
Being in high school is about a lot more than going to high school. It’s about discovering new places, new hobbies, and new peopleand opening your eyes to the world. This book is about the stuff they don’t teach you in high school, like how to host a film festival, plan your first road trip, make a podcast, or write a manifesto.
Want to make a time capsule? Spend a day in silence? Learn how to make beats like a DJ? Or shut down your house party before the police do? Whatever your creative, social, or academic inclinations, you’ll find 97 ways on these pages to amuse, educate, and interest yourself, and your friends.
Because your life doesn’t stop at 3pm each dayit just gets started. “Make your high school experience the best possible with this brilliant book.” Justine Magazine
6. Consent: The New Rules of Sex Education: Every Teen's Guide to Healthy Sexual Relationships
Author: by Jennifer Lang MD
A contemporary guide to sex education that answers the most pressing questions teens and young adults have about dating, relationships, consent, and sexual safety. There’s a lot to talk about when it comes to sex educationanatomy, communication, safety, and more.
In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Jennifer Lang delivers a frank, compassionate, and evidence-based guide to healthy sexual relationships, focusing on the crucial role of consent in sex education. A board-certified OB-GYN, Dr. Lang breaks down confusing concepts into factual and clear guidance.
She outlines not only what consent looks and sounds like, but the importance of recognizing when a person has the capacity to give consent, and when they don’t. Written for all teens, and inclusive of all sexual identities and orientations, Consent is a reference guide to healthy sexual expression and relationships.
This book’s approach to sex education covers:An overview of human sexuality including what sex is and how it feels, separating sex education fact from fiction. A discussion about relationships & dating and the various forms they take during adolescence, including some of the most common scenarios and healthy ways of handling them.
7. Discovering Wes Moore
Author: by Wes Moore
Ember (September 10, 2013)
For fans of The Wire and Unbroken comes a story of two fatherless boys from Baltimore, both named Wes Moore. One is in prison, serving a life sentence for murder. The other is a Rhodes Scholar, an army veteran, and an author whose book is being turned into a movie produced by Oprah Winfrey.
The story of the other Wes Moore is one that the author couldn’t get out of his mind, not since he learned that another boy with his namejust two years his seniorgrew up in the same Baltimore neighborhood. He wrote that boynow a mana letter, not expecting to receive a reply.
But a reply came, and a friendship grew, as letters turned into visits and the two men got to know each other. Eventually, that friendship became the inspiration for Discovering Wes Moore, a moving and cautionary tale examining the factors that contribute to success and failureand the choices that make all the difference.Two men.
One overcame adversity. The other suffered the indignities of poverty. Their stories are chronicled in Discovering Wes Moore, a book for young people based on Wes Moore’s bestselling adult memoir, The Other Wes Moore. Includes an 8-page photo insert. Praise for Discovering Wes Moore Moore wisely opens the door for teens to contemplate their own answers and beliefs, while laying out his own experiences honestly and openly.
8. I would, but my DAMN MIND won't let me!: a teen's guide to controlling their thoughts and feelings (Words of Wisdom for Teens) (Volume 2)
Author: by Jacqui Letran
Published at: Healed Mind, LLC, A; 2nd edition (September 29, 2016)
It wasn’t just the stress or the constant frustration. It was the nonstop doubt and unhappiness. In today’s world of social media reality distortion, teens face their toughest challenges yet. The battlefield is in the mind and they’re not equipped for the fight.
There’s good news… Teen Confidence Expert, Jacqui Letran, is here to help. With a Masters of Science in Nursing and more than 18-years of experience aiding young people, she’s skilled at equipping teens with the tools they need to win the battle with their mind.
This book will teach you how to: Challenge old negative beliefs and create positive new thought patterns Stay calm and in control of even the most difficult situations Keep unhealthy thoughts at bay and replace them with a positive mindset Use the power of your mind to create the success you deserve Make positive life choices, achieve goals, choose great friends and much, much more!
You’ll love this life-changing book, because the examples are real and will show you a quick and easy path to a happier, healthier life. A Children Literary Classics’ Lumen and Gold Medal Award Winner for Best Young Adult Non-Fiction Book of 2016.
9. Dad's Great Advice for Teens: Stuff Every Teen Needs to Know About Parents, Friends, Social Media, Drinking, Dating, Relationships, and Finding Happiness
Author: by Marc Fienberg
Published at: Story Press (June 22, 2020)
The perfect gift to help a teenager get happy, be successful, and make good decisions. Being a teen ain’t easy. And unfortunately, there aren’t any classes to help navigate through those teen years. Luckily, Dad’s Great Advice for Teens provides 25 short pieces of unorthodox Great Advice, filled with humor, wisdom, and inspirational quotes, to help teens:Build confidenceReduce anxietyBe productive with their timeDevelop close relationshipsMake good decisionsTake smart risksFollow their passionTrust their gutTake action toward their goalsCreate new, positive habitsStay positive when problems ariseMake a difference in the worldDad’s Great Advice for Teens will help teens become the best version of themselves they can possibly be.
And because all the Great Advice has been researched and gathered by a dad who tested it successfully on his own teens and others, you can trust that it’s for real, and it works. Recommended reading by some of the most respected teen coaches, this is a must-read manual with all the stuff that every teen needs to know about friends, social media, drinking, smoking, vaping, dating, sex, parents, peer pressure, dealing with gossip, and being happy.
10. 8 Things Every Boy Should Know About Being A Man
Author: by Horace Hough
Are you worried the boy in your life is overwhelmed by pressure to become a man? Discover the guidance he needs on the topics that matter most. Is your son, nephew, or student mirroring harmful behaviors? Does he struggle with depression or mood swings?
Are you scared he doesn’t have the tools to transition into adulthood? Former middle school vice principal and Youth Organizer Horace Hough has spent 20 years mentoring boys. Now for the first time, he’s sharing lessons learned from two decades of experience teaching young men how to be confident, helpful, and focused.
8 Things Every Boy Should Know About Being a Man is an essential roadmap you can share with your child or teen to expand his mind during the critical stages of middle or high school. Featuring chapters like You’re Not as Mad as You Think You Are and Man Up; Get Help!
The book teaches your young man how to avoid self-pity, emotionally unhealthy habits, and damaging decisions. As he reads Hough’s rarely-discussed conversation topics, he’ll learn how to rise above the negativity to become a strong, influential adult. In 8 Things Every Boy Should Know About Being a Man, you’ll discover:Rules for accepting responsibility to create upstanding, respectable conductShort stories with each lesson that show both courage and compassion in actionTips for identifying and eliminating sexism and aggressive behavior to support healthy relationships with all gendersAdvice for encouraging mental and emotional exploration to foster open and honest communicationSympathetic language to help boys feel understood, and much, much more!
11. You Don't Have to Learn Everything the Hard Way: What I Wish Someone Had Told Me
Author: by Laya Saul
Published at: Kadima Press; 2nd edition (May 3, 2018)
You Don’t Have to Learn Everything the Hard Way covers a lot of topics that teens need and want to read about: from sensitive areas like sexual abuse, pain, and hard times, to issues like understanding how to deal with peer pressure and making the right choice about drugs.
These are the topics that teens asked Aunt Laya to write about. They also asked for inspiration and ideas about goals, life s changes, and sex. Laya Saul does not shy away from any topic that can empower a young adult.
She gives teens the tools to meet life s trials head on! Like a favorite aunt, Laya Saul encourages her readers to use challenges as stepping-stones. This comforting and strengthening book reads like a letter written from the heart. Although it was written with teens in mind, the book is finding its way into the hands of readers spanning generations!
The wisdom is practical, timeless, and helpful. Each chapter is written in bite-sized portions and packed with ideas, stories, quotes, and questions for introspection. Inspiring, motivating, comforting, and helpful, You Don’t Have to Learn Everything the Hard Way is sought after by teens and the adults in their lives who want them to succeed.
12. The King Inside: Practical Advice for Young African-American Males
Author: by Dr. Angelise M Rouse
It’s time for you as a young African-American male to put an end to the negative statistics and media portrayals of your doomed future. The King Inside: Practical Advice for Young African-American Males, aims to give you a foundation on several areas in life where your decision-making will be challenged.
Topics such as family, education, mentorship, friendship, and finances are included to give you an introductory understanding of these critical life issues. No one book can cover everything, but let this one be the start of further research, initiative, and discussions with your parents, teachers, and others to help you succeed.
Get ready to unleash the King Inside!
I Want To Be Me But I Don't Know Who I Am: A Guidebook for Teens and Young Adults (Volume 1)
Author: by Madeleine Boskovitz Ph.D.
I WANT TO BE ME BUT I DON’T KNOW WHO I AMA Guidebook for Teens and Young Adults Great resource for both teen boys and teen girls! Book is addressed to teens and young adults! Down-to-earth, respectful language! Makes sense of teenage life and experience!
Offers tips and tools for building self-confidence! Promotes self-esteem and resilience! Encourages sound decision-making and goal-setting! Fosters positive teen empowerment! Helps optimize teen and young adult identity development! Great tool for parents, educators, counselors, and therapists! Helpful for adults struggling with identity and personality issues!
I Want To Be Me But I Don’t Know Who I Am offers an authentic approach to its readers. It gives them the tools to cultivate their inner freedom and assume responsibility for themselves.
14. Blackout: The new blockbuster YA romance fiction novel of summer 2021
Author: by Dhonielle Clayton
The irresistible blockbuster YA romance of summer 2021 by six of the biggest voices in YA, as featured on ITV News. Perfect for fans of Jenny Han, Netflix’s Let it Snow and Bolu Babalola’s Love in Colour. Six top authors, including Angie Thomas who wrote The Hate U Give, come together to write a moving story of black teenage love.
Perfect for bringing a taste of romance and American city life to your staycation’ The Times’Blackout is our love letter to love, to New York City, and to Black teens. Our reminder to them that their stories, their joy, their love is valid and worthy of being spotlighted.’ Dhonielle Clayton.
When a heatwave plunges New York City into darkness, sparks fly for thirteen teenagers caught up in the blackout.A first meeting.Long-time friends.Bitter exes. And maybe the beginning of something newWhen the lights go out, people reveal hidden truths, love blossoms, friendship transforms and new possibilities take flight.
Six of today’s biggest stars of the YA world, Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk, and Nicola Yoon, bring all the electricity of love to a collection of charming, hilarious and heartbreaking tales that shine the brightest light through the dark.
15. Poetry Speaks Who I Am: 100 Poems of Discovery, Inspiration, Independence, and Everything Else for Teens (A Poetry Speaks Experience, Includes CD)
Author: by Elise Paschen
From the creators of the New York Times bestseller Poetry Speaks to Children, comes this inspirational anthology book of poems for middle grade readers. Poetry Speaks Who I Am is filled with more than 100 remarkable poems for teen boys and girls, making it the perfect addition to any classroom.
With poems about who teens are and who they are becoming, they’ll find poems that make them laugh, that make them angry, or poems that speak directly to them. Poetry can be life altering. It can be gritty and difficult.
It can be hilarious or heart-breaking. And it’s meant to be experienced, so we’ve included a CD on which you’ll hear 44 poems, 39 of which are original recordingsyou’ll only find them here. You’ll hear poets both classic and contemporary, well-known and refreshingly new, including: Dana Gioia expresses the hunger of a “Vampire’s Serenade” Elizabeth Alexander waits for that second kiss in “Zodiac” Langston Hughes flings his arms wide in “Dream Variations” Marilyn Nelson reads to her class in “How I Discovered Poetry” Paul Muldoon’s poem “Sideman,” brought loudly to life by the band Rackett And 39 more!
16. Man Stuff: Things a Young Man Needs to Know
Author: by H. Douglas Knust
Want to know how to rock the junior high dance? Do you know how to tie a necktie?No clip-ons! Do you know Mens Room etiquette? Thinking about a tattoo? Learn the things to consider before you “ink”! There is nothing more impressive than a young man who knows how to introduce himself.
Learn the fine points!Do you text? Of course you do but do you know texting etiquette? Do you have an “Attitude of Gratitude”? Learn why that can help you find happiness! Do you know how to cook? (Frozen pizza and macaroni and cheese does not count!
Learn why it’s important to know how to cook a signature dish! Do you want to be a leader?Do you know how? Do you know how to tell a joke? It’s not that easy to do a good job!
Are you shaving yet? Do you know when to start? Do you know how to shave? (It can be dangerous if you don’t know what you’re doing! Learn about All these topics and much, much more in “Man Stuff”!