Best Books for Teenage Boys
Bringing up teenage boys can be a difficult task. Most of the things you say are either heard or done. The best way to make them listen to you would be to gift them, books. Some of the most popular authors have written books that are perfect for teenage boys. These books come with lots of messages, best told by real life or fiction stories.
Hatchet is one of the best books you will ever get to read about bravery, decision making, and sacrifices. This classic is about Brian Robeson, who is a thirteen-year-old boy. He is traveling in a single seater plane, on his way to see his father. Unfortunately, the plane flips and he finds himself in the wilderness.
The only thing he has is the hatchet, which his mother gave him. He is upset about the divorce between his parents, which is making him lose his sanity. However, the current situation makes him realize that he needs to make life changing decisions in order to get out from there alive.
The Graveyard Book
The Graveyard Book is a Newbery Medal-winning novel, which talks about bravery and how situations that life gives you is a lesson to be learned, no matter how hard and difficult it seems in the beginning. The story is about Bod, who lives in the most unusual of places, a graveyard. He has been brought up by ghosts and werewolves.
Bod learns the way of living from his adopted parents and finds out that he can fade so that ordinary mortals cannot see him. The book also won the Hugo Award Winner and Carnegie Medal for Best Novel.
The Phantom Tollbooth
The Phantom Tollbooth is a must read for young boys and adults. The book teaches you things, you may not till now and how they can impact your life. The novel is about a ten year old boy named Milo. He returns home one day to see that in his front room there is a huge toy tollbooth. He is joined by Tock, his pet dog as he wades through the tollbooth’s gates.
Through his journey, he meets several people like Humbug, who is foolish, but loveable, he also meets “Which” a Mathemagician. This is one of the best books you could lay your hands on.
Chronicles of Narnia Box Set
Chronicles of Narnia Box Set are based on classics written by C. S. Lewis. The box comes with seven box set that contain some of his popular classics including the Horse and His Boy; Witch and the Wardrobe; The Magician’s Nephew; The Last Battle, The Lion, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader; The Silver Chair; and Prince Caspian.
Most of C. S. Lewis’s classics have been popular among people of all ages. The illustrations and writings are simple to understand. The long journeys and adventures tend to have you hooked.
To Kill a Mockingbird
To Kill a Mockingbird is one of the most popular books to have been written. You will be amazed to know that the book has sold more than twenty million copies worldwide and has been translated into more than thirty languages. This Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning classic is about violence and more importantly injustice.
The book has been converted to a movie, which was well received. The book is beautifully written about a young girl, her father, a crusading lawyer who wants to make sure that he defends a black man who has been unjustly accused of committing a crime.
The Outsiders is one of the most gripping books you can ever get to read. You never feel happiness and pain so sharp at the same time. This is a one of the kind books that should be read by young people. It tells you about the hardships of life and how you can achieve them. The boy is on the other side of society and needs to know how to turn things around.
He knows that he can take the help of his friends to do that. However, he is afraid of the rich kids that beat up people like him, who belong to lower class in society. The book has been written by noted writer S. E. Hinton.
Holes: 10th Anniversary Edition
Holes: 10th Anniversary Edition is a lovely story about adventure, getting a family curse, endurance, and friendship. When you want to read about these qualities in a single book, then it is this. This book has new illustrations which makes it even more interesting to view. It is ideal to have in a book store, library, or gift somebody.
The book is a Notable Children’s Book of the Year, winner of the 1998 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, 1998 New York Times Book Review, the 1999 Newbery Medal, and the 1999 Boston Globe – Horn Book Award for Fiction.
Paper Towns has been written by #1 bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars, John Green about Margo Roth Spiegelman and Quentin Jacobsen. You will find more on love and friendship and how to choose what is right. The book comes with its own share of drama and suspense. It is a perfect read for adults.
The Giver is a 1994 Newbery Medal winner, is a very influential novel written by Lois Lowry. The book talks about Jonas, a twelve-year-old boy who lives in a world of happiness and satisfaction. When he receives the power to understand why his community is in the condition it is, his life changes.
The author has written several thought provoking books like Messenger, Son, and Gathering Blue. You will find his books very inspirational and they are perfect books for the lost heart.
Legend is one of the most powerful books you can ever read. The book talks about love and friendship. Sometimes in life you meet with your own nemesis. When that happens, all hell can break loose. June a fifteen-year-old prodigy is being groomed to take over the highest military positions.
Day a fifteen-year-old slum dweller is the country’s most wanted criminal, not until June’s brother, is murdered. Day is the prime suspect. The book takes on a mouse hunt, which helps you find out the truth which you want to know.