Can you remember the last time someone hurt you? Maybe someone really let you downand it has effected you. You allow hurt in one area to trickle down into other areas of your life.
Jennifer Ludden. Harry Potter and The Hunger Games haven't been big hits for nothing. Lots of teens and adolescents still read quite a lot.
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Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence. Most of us spend much more time with digital media than we did a decade ago. Compared to teens a couple of decades ago, the way they interact with traditional media like books and movies is fundamentally different.
Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence. The last thing we want is for a young reader to get turned off and lose out on the immeasurable benefits reading provides. As a researcher looking at diverse representations in young adult literature, I often get asked for book recommendations.
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The idea of books as my own set of secret worlds has been life-saving more than once since. Though I am not from a mixed religious heritage, I am from a devout Christian background, and I spent a lot of time questioning my faith and God. Her pain was my pain, and the questions she asked were the ones I wanted answering.
Among teen-agers in recent years, reading anything serious has become a chore, like doing the laundry or prepping a meal for a kid brother. A common sight in malls, in pizza parlors, in Starbucks, and wherever else American teens hang out: three or four kids, hooded, gathered around a table, leaning over like monks or druids, their eyes fastened to the smartphones held in front of them. The phones, converging at the center of the table, come close to touching.
These classic books, by literary legends like Harper Lee and J. Salinger and modern novelists including J. K Rowling and John Greenwill show your teenager the best that being a bookworm has to offer.